Mary Lou Clements-Mann

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Mary Lou Clements-Mann
Born Mary Lou Clements
(1946-09-17)September 17, 1946[1]
Longview, Texas, U.S.
Died September 2, 1998(1998-09-02) (aged 51)
Swissair Flight 111
Nationality American
Alma mater Texas Tech University
University of Texas
University of London
Johns Hopkins University
Known for Head of the Division of Vaccine Sciences in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Spouse(s) Jonathan Mann (1996–1998; their deaths)

Dr. Mary Lou Clements-Mann was the longtime head of the Division of Vaccine Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and is well known for her knowledge and work in HIV and AIDS.[2] She died in the 1998 crash of Swissair Flight 111 with her husband, Johnathan Mann.

Clements-Mann graduated from Texas Tech University in 1968 and received her medical degree from the University of Texas in 1972. She also received a doctorate in tropical medicine from the University of London in 1975 and a master's degree in public health, specifically epidemiology, from Johns Hopkins University in 1979.[3]


Clements-Mann was an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine from 1979 to 1985.[1]

She was a member of the US Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee on the Children's Vaccine Initiative and the World Health Organisation's steering committee for HIV vaccine development.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Clements-Mann married Jonathan Mann in December 1996.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Tarantola, Daniel (September 5, 1998). "Obituary: Jonathan Mann and Mary Lou Clements-Mann". The Independent. Retrieved July 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Johns Hopkins Gazette Story about Death of Clements-Mann and her husband
  3. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (September 4, 1998). "Mary Lou Clements-Mann, 51, An Expert on AIDS Vaccines". The New York Times. Retrieved July 18, 2014.