Lee V. Leak, an anatomy professor at Howard University College of Medicine who retired in 2012, died Sept. 11 at his home in Dickerson, Md. He was 81.
Dr. Leak joined the Howard faculty in 1971, established a cell biology lab and was chairman of the anatomy department for a period.
Early in his career, Dr. Leak was an assistant rpfoessor at Michigan State University and Harvard Medical School. He also worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.