Obituaries

Phillip Vallentine Tobias

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4322 (Published 09 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4322
  1. Krishna Somers

Phillip Vallentine Tobias is best remembered as the paleoanthropologist who identified hominid sites in Africa. Having completed his medical studies he pursued preference for a scientific rather than a clinical career. Over the years his department became the world centre for research on fossil hominids and human evolution attracting post-graduate students from many parts of …

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