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Aber, Prof. Geoffrey Michael, (19 Feb. 1928–15 March 2014), Professor of Renal Medicine, University of Keele, 1982–93  

FRCP

Born 19 Feb. 1928; s of David and Hilda Aber; m 1964, Eleanor Maureen; one s one d; died 15 March 2014

Professor of Renal Medicine, University of Keele, ...

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Abrams, Dr Michael Ellis, (17 Sept. 1932–31 July 2019), public health consultant, since 1992; Chairman, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, 1998–2003; Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health (formerly of Health and Social Security), 1985–92  

CB 1992; FRCP, FFPH

public health consultant, since 1992; Chairman, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, 1998–2003; Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health (formerly of Health and Social Security), 1985–92

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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald, (17 Sept. 1926–10 Jan. 2010), Chief Medical Officer, Departments of Health and of Social Security (formerly Department of Health and Social Security), Department of Education and Science and Home Office, 1983–91  

KBE 1986

Born 17 Sept. 1926; s of Malcolm King Acheson, MC, MD, and Dorothy Josephine Rennoldson; m 1st, Barbara Mary Castle (marr. diss. 2002); one s four d...

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Acheson, Prof. Roy Malcolm, (18 Aug. 1921–2 April 2003), Professor of Community Medicine, University of Cambridge, 1976–88, then Emeritus; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1976  

ScD, DM; FRCP, FFCM, FFOM

Born 18 Aug. 1921; s of Malcolm King Acheson, MC, MD and Dorothy Rennoldson; m 1950, Fiona Marigo O’Brien (marr. diss. ...

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Ackers, Sir James George, (20 Oct. 1935–31 March 2008), Chairman, West Midlands Regional Health Authority, 1982–93  

Kt 1987

Born 20 Oct. 1935; s of James Ackers and Vera Harriet Ackers (née Edwards); died 31 March 2008

Chairman, West Midlands Regional Health Authority, 1982–93

Oundle Sch., Northants; LSE. BSc(Econ)...

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Acres, Dr Douglas Ian, (21 Nov. 1924–2 Dec. 2001), DL; Vice President, Magistrates’ Association, since 1988 (Chairman of Council, 1984–87)  

CBE 1987 (OBE 1981); JP

Born Brockley, 21 Nov. 1924; y s of Sydney Herbert and Hilda Emily Acres; m Joan Marjorie, o d...

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Adams, John Crawford, (25 Sept. 1913–31 Oct. 2010), orthopædic practice; Hon. Consulting Orthopædic Surgeon, St Mary’s Hospital, London, 1979; Hon. Civil Consultant in Orthopædic Surgery, Royal Air Force, 1984 (Civil Consultant, 1964–84)  

OBE 1977; MD, MS, FRCS

Born 25 Sept. 1913; s of Archibald Crawford Adams, W Hallam, Derbys; m 1940, Joan Bower Elphinstone (d 1981); m 1990, Marguerite Kyle (...

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Adamson, (Samuel) Ian (Gamble), (28 June 1944–9 Jan. 2019), medical practitioner; Member (UU), Belfast City Council, 1989–2011 (Lord Mayor of Belfast, 1996–97)  

OBE 1998

medical practitioner; Member (UU), Belfast City Council, 1989–2011 (Lord Mayor of Belfast, 1996–97)

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Adelstein, Abraham Manie, (28 March 1916–18 Oct. 1992), Visiting Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1981–84, retired 1985  

MD; FRCP, FFPHM

Born 28 March 1916; s of Nathan Adelstein and Rosa Cohen; m 1942, Cynthia Gladys Miller; one s one d; died 18 Oct. 1992

Visiting Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ...

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Admani, Dr (Abdul) Karim, (19 Sept. 1937–18 June 2004), JP; consultant physician, with special interest in strokes and the elderly  

OBE 1987

Born 19 Sept. 1937; s of late Haji Razzak Admani, Palitana, India, and of Hajiani Rahima Admani; m Seema, d of late Charles Robson, South Shields; one s...

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Aitken, Prof. (Robert) Cairns (Brown), (20 Dec. 1933–12 March 2018), Chairman, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh NHS Trust, 1993–97  

CBE 1998; MD; FRCPE, FRCPsych

Born 20 Dec. 1933; s of late John Goold Aitken and Margaret Johnstone (née Brown); m 1959, Audrey May Lunn; one ...

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Akinkugbe, Prof. Oladipo Olujimi, (17 July 1933–15 June 2020), Professor of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 1968–95, then Emeritus  

NNOM 1997; CON 1979; CFR 2004; Officier de l’Ordre National de la République de Côte d’Ivoire, 1981; MD, DPhil; FRCP, FRCPE, FWACP, FAS

Professor of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 1968–95, then Emeritus

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Aldridge, Dr John Frederick Lewis, (28 Dec. 1926–29 Sept. 2023), consultant in occupational medicine, 1987–97; Civil Consultant in Occupational Medicine to the Royal Navy, 1983–92, Emeritus Consultant, since 1992  

OBE 1990, FRCP, FRCPEd, FFOM

consultant in occupational medicine, 1987–97; Civil Consultant in Occupational Medicine to the Royal Navy, 1983–92, Emeritus Consultant, since 1992

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Aldridge, Frederick Jesse, (13 Oct. 1915–20 Aug. 2003), Member, Public Health Laboratory Service Board, 1977–83; Under-Secretary and Controller of Supply, Department of Health and Social Security, 1968–75  

Born 13 Oct. 1915; s of late Jesse and Clara Amelia Aldridge; m 1940, Grace Hetty Palser (d 1999); two d; died 20 Aug. 2003

Member, Public Health Laboratory Service Board, ...

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Alexander, Prof. Albert Geoffrey, (22 Sept. 1932–2 June 2010), Professor of Conservative Dentistry, University of London, 1972–92, then Emeritus  

FDSRCS

Born 22 Sept. 1932; s of William Francis Alexander and Muriel Katherine (née Boreham); m 1956, Dorothy Constance (née Johnson); one d; died 2 June 2010

Professor of Conservative Dentistry, University of London, ...

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Alexander, Frederick Matthias, (20 Jan. 1869–10 Oct. 1955), during past 60 years has been an explorer in the previously unexplored field of human biology  

Born 20 Jan. 1869; s of John and Betsy Alexander; died 10 Oct. 1955

during past 60 years has been an explorer in the previously unexplored field of human biology...

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Allbutt, Rt Hon. Sir (Thomas) Clifford, (20 July 1836–22 Feb. 1925), DL; Fellow of Caius College; Regius Professor of Physic, Cambridge University, since 1892; Hon. Colonel Eastern Division, RAMC  

PC 1920; KCB 1907; MA, MD; FRS 1880; FLS, FSA

Born 20 July 1836; s of Rev. Thomas Allbutt; m Susan, d of late Thomas England of Headingley; died 22 Feb. 1925...

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Allen, Prof. William Richard, (Twink), (29 Aug. 1940–6 June 2021), Jim Joel Professor of Equine Reproduction, Department of Veterinary Medicine (formerly Clinical Veterinary Medicine), University of Cambridge, 1995–2007, then Professor Emeritus; Fellow, Robinson College, Cambridge, 1995–2007, then Emeritus; Scientific Director, Paul Mellon Laboratory of Equine Reproduction, since 2008; Director, Reproduction Laboratory, Sharjah Equine Hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, since 2015  

CBE 2002; PhD, ScD; FRCVS

Jim Joel Professor of Equine Reproduction, Department of Veterinary Medicine (formerly Clinical Veterinary Medicine), University of Cambridge, 1995–2007, then Professor Emeritus; Fellow, Robinson College, Cambridge, 1995–2007, then Emeritus; Scientific Director, Paul Mellon Laboratory of Equine Reproduction, since 2008; Director, Reproduction Laboratory, Sharjah Equine Hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, since 2015

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Alment, Sir (Edward) Anthony (John), (3 Feb. 1922–6 March 2002), Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Northampton, 1960–85, retired  

Kt 1980; FRCOG

Born 3 Feb. 1922; s of Edward and Alice Alment; m 1946, Elizabeth Innes Bacon; died 6 March 2002

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Northampton, ...

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Altman, Prof. Douglas Graham, (12 July 1948–3 June 2018), Director, Cancer Research UK Medical Statistics Group, Oxford (formerly Head, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Medical Statistics Laboratory, London), since 1988; Professor of Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, since 1998 (Founding Director, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, 1995–2016); Co-Director, Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit, since 2012 (Director, 2005–12)  

CStat; FMedSci

Born London 12 July 1948; s of Jack and Decima Altman; m 2009, Susan Wilkinson; one s one d ; died 3 June 2018...