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Sandra P. Tho


1937 - 2017
Sandra P. Tho Obituary
Dr. Sandra Phung Thi Tho, Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility and Genetics at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), entered into eternal rest on October 1, 2017 at the age of 80.

Born in My Tho, Vietnam in 1937, Dr. Tho received her MD degree at the Saigon Medical School. She entered MCG in 1972 as the first exchange resident, under the American Medical Association's Medical Education Project in South Vietnam. She joined the faculty of MCG in 1983 and has made remarkable contributions to the reproductive sciences in the areas of teaching, research, and service for over 30 years.

Beloved by family, friends, and colleagues, Dr. Tho will be dearly missed for her kind and gentle disposition, appreciation for life, and love of learning.

Dr. Tho is preceded in death by her parents, Phung Van Tai and Vu Thi Ty, and her sister, Phung Thi Loi. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Boris Phung Van Ba and wife Kim Thanh; brother, Thomas Phung Vu An and wife Grace; sister, Phung Thi My and husband Duong Van Phuong; 11 nieces and nephews and extended family; close family friend, Mary Tuggle and husband John; and mentor Dr. Paul G. McDonough.

A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Columbia Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, GA 30907.

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 9, 2017
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