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Allen, Dame Ingrid (Victoria), (Dame Ingrid Barnes Thompson), (30 July 1932–21 April 2020), Director of Research and Development, Health and Personal Social Services, Northern Ireland, 1997–2001; Professor of Neuropathology, Queen’s University of Belfast, 1979–97, then Emerita  

DBE 2001 (CBE 1993); DL; MD, DSc, FRCPath, FMedSci; MRIA

Director of Research and Development, Health and Personal Social Services, Northern Ireland, 1997–2001; Professor of Neuropathology, Queen’s University of Belfast, 1979–97, then Emerita

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Anderson, Dr Elizabeth Garrett, (9 June 1836–17 Dec. 1917), Mayor of Aldeburgh, 1908  

MD (Paris)

Born 9 June 1836; d of Newson Garrett of Aldeburgh, Suffolk; m 1871, J. G. S. Anderson, JP (d 1907), shipowner and managing director of Orient Line of Royal Mail steamers; one ...

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Anderson, Mary Margaret, (12 Feb. 1932–17 Feb. 2006), Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Lewisham Hospital, 1967–97  

CBE 1996; FRCOG

Born 12 Feb. 1932; d of William Anderson and Lily Adams; died 17 Feb. 2006

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Lewisham Hospital, 1967–97...

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Atkin, Prof. Wendy Sheila, (5 April 1947–2 Oct. 2018), Professor of Gastrointestinal Epidemiology, Imperial College London, since 2004  

OBE 2013; PhD

Professor of Gastrointestinal Epidemiology, Imperial College London, since 2004

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Auld, Margaret Gibson, (11 July 1932–10 Sept. 2010), Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Home and Health Department, 1977–88  

RGN, RM, RMT; FRCN; MPhil

Born 11 July 1932; d of late Alexander John Sutton Auld and Eleanor Margaret Ingram; died 10 Sept. 2010

Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Home and Health Department, ...

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Ballin, Dame (Reubina) Ann, (20 Feb. 1932–2 Sept. 2003), Chairman (New Zealand), Australia New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching, 1993–97  

ONZ 2002; DBE 1993 (CBE 1981)

Born 20 Feb. 1932; d of late Jack Ballin and of Thelma Joyce (née Penberthy); died 2 Sept. 2003...

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Bell, Edith Alice, (14 Sept. 1919–6 July 2003), Chief Nursing Officer, Welsh Office, 1972–81  

OBE 1981

Born 14 Sept. 1919; d of George and Alice Bell; died 6 July 2003

Chief Nursing Officer, Welsh Office, 1972–81

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Bentham, Ethel, (died 19 Jan. 1931), JP; MP (Lab.) East Islington since 1929  

MD

Born d of late William Bentham, JP, Co. Dublin; died 19 Jan. 1931

JP; MP (Lab.) East Islington since 1929

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Beral, Dame Valerie, (28 July 1946–26 Aug. 2022), Director, Cancer Epidemiology Unit (formerly ICRF Clinical Trials and Epidemiology, then Cancer Epidemiology, Unit), Oxford, 1989; Fellow of Green Templeton College (formerly Green College), Oxford, 1989, then Emeritus; Professor of Epidemiology, University of Oxford, 1996, then Emeritus  

DBE 2010; AC 2010; MD; FRCP; FRS 2006

Director, Cancer Epidemiology Unit (formerly ICRF Clinical Trials and Epidemiology, then Cancer Epidemiology, Unit), Oxford, 1989; Fellow of Green Templeton College (formerly Green College), Oxford, 1989, then Emeritus; Professor of Epidemiology, University of Oxford, 1996, then Emeritus

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Bewley, Dame Beulah (Rosemary), (2 Sept. 1929–20 Jan. 2018), Reader in Public Health Sciences, St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, 1992–93, then Emeritus  

DBE 2000; MD; FRCP, FFPH, FRCPCH

Born 2 Sept. 1929; d of John B. Knox and Ina E. (née Charles); m 1955, Thomas Henry Bewley (Hon. CBE 1988); one ...

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Bidstrup, (Patricia) Lesley, (24 Oct. 1916–14 Jan. 2010), Member, Medical Appeals Tribunal, 1970–88; private consulting concerned mainly with industrial medicine, since 1958  

MD, FRCP, FRACP

Born 24 Oct. 1916; d of Clarence Leslie Bidstrup, Chemical Works Manager, South Australia, and Kathleen Helena Bidstrup (née O’Brien); m 1952, Ronald Frank Guymer, TD, MD, FRCP, FRCS, DPH, DIH; one step ...

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Bingham, Dr Sheila Anne, (Mrs S. H. Rodwell), (7 March 1947–16 June 2009), Director, MRC Centre for Nutrition and Cancer, and Hon. Professor, University of Cambridge, since 2006; Head of Group, Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, MRC, since 1998  

OBE 2009

Born 7 March 1947; d of Bernard Walter Harrison and Audrey Jean Harrison (née Wootton); m 1st, 1970, Roger Bingham (marr. diss. 1979); 2nd, 2000, Simon Hunter Rodwell; ...

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Blackwell, Elizabeth, (3 Feb. 1821–31 May 1910), consulting physician  

MD

Born Bristol, 3 Feb. 1821; d of Samuel Blackwell, Bristol, who emigrated with his family to America, 1832; died 31 May 1910

consulting physician...

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Blenkinsop, Dorothy, (15 Nov. 1931–19 Oct. 2019), Regional Nursing Officer, Northern Regional Health Authority, 1973–89  

CBE 1990

Regional Nursing Officer, Northern Regional Health Authority, 1973–89

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Bowden, Prof. Ruth Elizabeth Mary, (21 Feb. 1915–19 Dec. 2001), Professor of Anatomy, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, 1951–80, later Emeritus; Sir William Collins Professor of Human and Comparative Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1984–89; Hon. Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology, 1980–96  

OBE 1980; DSc; FRCS

Born 21 Feb. 1915; oc of late Frank Harold and Louise Ellen Bowden; died 19 Dec. 2001

Professor of Anatomy, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, ...

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Brain, Dame Margaret Anne, (23 April 1932–5 June 2024), President, Royal College of Midwives, 1987–94 (Member Council, 1970–96)  

DBE 1994 (OBE 1989); FRCOG

President, Royal College of Midwives, 1987–94 (Member Council, 1970–96)

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Bryans, Dame Anne (Margaret), (29 Oct. 1909–21 April 2004), Chairman, Order of St John of Jerusalem and BRCS Service Hospitals Welfare and VAD Committee, 1960–89; Vice-Chairman, Joint Committee, Order of St John and BRCS, 1976–81  

DBE 1957 (CBE 1945); DStJ

Born 29 Oct. 1909; e d of Col Rt Hon. Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Bt, GCVO, DSO, MP, of Montrave and Mary Louise Lambert; ...

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Burnand, Aisling Maria, (22 Dec. 1964–19 Sept. 2022), Director, DNA Coaching, 2013; Chief Executive, Association of Medical Research Charities, 2014–21  

CBE 2022 (MBE 2007)

Director, DNA Coaching, 2013; Chief Executive, Association of Medical Research Charities, 2014–21

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Burnside, Stella Maris, (22 Aug. 1949–16 July 2021), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Londonderry, since 2015  

OBE 2003

Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Londonderry, since 2015

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Bynoe, Dame Hilda Louisa, (18 Nov. 1921–6 April 2013), in General Medical Practice, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 1974–89  

DBE 1969

Born Grenada, 18 Nov. 1921; d of late Thomas Joseph Gibbs, CBE, JP, Estate Proprietor, and Louisa Gibbs (née La Touche); m 1947, Peter Cecil Alexander Bynoe, ARIBA, Dip. Arch., former RAF Flying Officer (...