It is with deep sorrow that the Loma Linda University School of Public Health informs you of the passing of Dr. Samuel Soret, PhD, a beloved colleague, professor and friend. He passed away from a heart attack while on a trip to Spain on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Dr. Soret faithfully served the School of Public Health for 21 years, most recently as Associate Dean for Research and Executive Director of the Center for Community Resilience. The funeral services for Dr. Sam Soret will be on Friday, August 26, at 1 p.m. in his home town of Calahorra, Spain at the local Seventh-day Adventist Church. The president of the Adventist Union will officiate at the services. Dr. Joan Sabate is in Spain, and plans to attend and participate, representing all of us as friends and as SPH. The burial will be in Spain.