UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga is mourning again. The tears have not been dry for Drs. EM Agus Subekti D., M.Kes., M.Psi., passing, and UNAIR lost another its best academics. The Professor of Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine UNAIR Prof. Dr. Thomas VM Kardjito, dr., Sp.P (K)., died on Friday 9 February 2018, at 06.10 pm. The late Prof. Kardjito died at the age of 79 and left a wife and 3 children.
As a final form of honor, FK UNAIR held a memorial service in the Hall of FK UNAIR on Saturday (10/2). It was attended by relatives, friends, and UNAIR academicians. Not only the family, the passing of Prof. Kardjito also left a deep sorrow for the physician colleagues, especially colleagues from the Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine FK UNAIR.
Representing the Rector of UNAIR, Prof. Dr. Soetojo, dr., Sp.U., as the Dean of Faculty of Medicine UNAIR in his speech at the memorial service said that during his life, the late Prof. Kardjito is a great teacher who has contributed greatly for FK UNAIR and medical world in Indonesia. In fact, the professor who was born on July 16, 1938 is a Professor who had received Lung Disease Brevet.
“FK UNAIR is grieving and losing the figure of the teacher who is very meritorious in the progress of education in Indonesia, I thank and congratulate my teacher, the late. Prof. Dr. Thomas VM Kardjito, dr., Sp.P (K)., may he find Heaven, “Prof. Soetojo said.
After the memorial service, Prof. Dr. Thomas VM Kardjito, dr., Sp.P (K)., was buried in TPU Keputih Surabaya. May God accept his soul and the abandoned family is given fortitude and patience. Goodbye Prof. Dr. Thomas VM Kardjito, dr., Sp.P (K).
Author: Aditya Gita Rahmatullah
Editor: Nuri Hermawan