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Vaughan, Dame Janet (Maria)locked

DBE 1957 (OBE 1944); DM, FRCP; FRS 1979

Born 18 Oct. 1899; d of William Wyamar Vaughan, MVO and Margaret Symonds; m 1930, David Gourlay (d 1963); two d; died 9 Jan. 1993

Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, 1945–67, Hon. Fellow since 1967


North Foreland Lodge; Somerville College, Oxford; University College Hospital (Goldsmith Entrance Scholar)


Asst Clinical Pathologist, Univ. Coll. Hosp.; Rockefeller Fellowship, 1929–30; Beit Memorial Fellowship, 1930–33; Leverhulme Fellow, RCP, 1933–34; Asst in Clinical Pathology, British Post-Graduate Medical School, 1934–39; Mem. Inter-Departmental Cttee on Medical Schools, 1942; Nuffield Trustee, 1943; late Medical Officer in charge North-West London Blood Supply Depot for Medical Research Council. Mem., Royal Commn on Equal Pay, 1944; Chm., Oxford Regional Hosp. Board, 1950–51 (Vice-Chm. 1948); Member: Cttee on Economic and Financial Problems of Provision for Old Age, 1953–54; Medical Adv. Cttee of University Grants Cttee; University Grants Cttee on Libraries; Commonwealth Scholarship Commn in the UK. Fogarty Scholar, NIH, 1973. Hon. FRSM, 1980. Osler Meml Medal, Univ. of Oxford. Hon. Fellow: Wolfson Coll., Oxford, 1981; Girton Coll., Cambridge, 1986. Hon. DSc: Wales, 1960; Leeds, 1973; Hon. DCL: Oxford, 1967; London, 1968; Bristol, 1971


The Anæmias, 1934, 2nd edn 1936; The Physiology of Bone, 1969, 3rd edn 1981; The Effects of Irradiation on the Skeleton, 1973; numerous papers in scientific jls on blood diseases, blood transfusion and metabolism of strontium and plutonium isotopes; section on leukæmias, Brit. Ency. Med. Pract.; section on blood transfusion in British Surgical Practice, 1945


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