The nutrition community mourns the death of Michael Latham

by United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition

Michael Latham died on April 1, 2011 at age 82 of pneumonia which set in during hospitalization after an operation. He is survived by his two sons Miles and Mark, his wife Lani, and mourned as well by hundreds who were touched by a remarkable life dedicated to serving others and making the world a better place. In 2008, he received the SCN Order of Merit in recognition of outstanding lifelong contributions and service to nutrition.