Basil Stuart Hetzel, AC (13 June 1922 – 4 February 2017) was an Australian medical researcher. He was best known for his work in the fight against iodine deficiency. The disease is a major cause of goitre and cretinism around the world. He studied and worked at the University of Adelaide.
Hetzel died on 4 February 2017 at the age of 94.
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- "Legendary South Australian medical researcher Basil Hetzel dies aged 94". Adelaide Now. 6 February 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2017.