The Anatomische Gesellschaft mourns the death (†22.04.2022 in Schneeren near Hannover) of its MEMBER Professor Dr. med. Dr. phil. Herbert Lippert, Institut für Funktionelle und Angewandte Anatomie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, OE4120, Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625 Hannover.
Herbert Lippert was born on 28 July 1930 in Bohemia and attended school in Karlsbad. In September 1945, the family fled to Rosenheim, where he passed the Abitur in 1948. From 1948 to 1953, Herbert Lippert studied medicine and obtained his doctorate (Dr. med.). During his compulsory assistantship in various clinics, he studied psychology, graduating with the degree Dipl. phys. and a doctorate in philology (Dr. phil.). As early as 1966 he accepted a call to the newly founded Hanover Medical School, where he headed the Institute of Functional and Applied Anatomy from 1968 to 1992.
Herbert Lippert organised the Anatomical Assembly in Hanover in 1978, was on the board of the Anatomical Society in 1982-1985 and was congress president in Bochum in 1984. He was known nationwide especially for his textbooks of anatomy geared to the clinic.
(written by Prof. Reinhard Pabst/Zentrum Anatomie/Hannover).
The Anatomical Society will honour the memory of Herbert Lippert.