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Army Medical Department

MACKINNON, William Alexander (1830 - 1897), retired Director-General Army Medical Department, and Hon. Surgeon to the Queen

REID, Archibald Douglas (1871 - 1924), DMR&E (Cambridge); Royal Army Medical Corps; Superintendent Radiological Department, St Thomas’ Hospital

SAYERS, (Matthew Herbert) Patrick (1908 - 2000), Major-General, Army Medical Services (retired); Consulting Pathologist, Employment Medical Advisory Service, Department of Employment and Health and Safety Executive, 1967–75

HILL, Leonard Erskine (1866 - 1952), late Director of Research, St John Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine; late Director Department of Applied Physiology, National Institute of Medical Research, Mount Vernon, Hampstead; late President, Association Sanitary Inspectors; Member of the Navy Medical Advisory Board; late Member of Army Medical Advisory Board

LEIGHTON, Gerald (1868 - 1953), temp. hon. Lieut-Col Royal Army Service Corps (retired); Medical Officer (Foods) Department of Health for Scotland, retired; late Professor of Pathology and Bacteriology, Royal Veterinary Coll. Edinburgh; late Editor Field Naturalists Quarterly

McKENZIE, (Robert) Tait (1867 - 1938), Research Professor of Physical Education since 1931, Professor Physical Education and Director of the Department, 1904–31, Emeritus Professor, 1937, University of Pennsylvania; (temp.) Major Royal Army Medical Corps, 1915

WILSON, Graham (Selby) (1895 - 1987), late Captain Royal Army Medical Corps (Special Reserve); Hon. Lecturer, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1964–70; Director of the Public Health Laboratory Service, 1941–63; KHP, 1944–46

BURNETT, (Edward) Napier (1872 - 1923), Consulting Surgeon; Chairman Economical Committee Army Medical Department, War Office; Director of Hospital Service, British Red Cross Society; a Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem

STEWART, Harold Charles (1906 - 2001), FRSE; Head of Pharmacology Department, St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, 1950–74; Professor of Pharmacology in the University of London 1965–74, then Emeritus Professor (Reader, 1949–64); Consultant in Pharmacology to: St Mary’s Hospital, 1946; Ministry of Defence (Army), since 1961

MULLINS, George Lane (1862 - 1918), Australian Army Medical Corps; Officer Commanding No 4 Australian General Hospital; Hon. Organising Secretary, Red Cross Society, New South Wales Division; Red Cross Director, New South Wales; Hon. Consulting Physician, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney; Hon. Director, Department of Special Therapeutics, Sydney Hospital, etc

MITCHELL-HEGGS, Gordon Barrett (1904 - 1975), Consultant Physician (Physician-in-Charge Skin Department, and Dean of the Medical School, 1960–67), St Mary’s Hospital, W2; Hon. Physician to St John’s Skin Hospital and to St Mary’s Hospital Medical School; formerly Hon. Dermatologist to the Royal Masonic Hospital, St Luke’s Hostel for Clergy, Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, etc.; formerly Hon. Consultant in Dermatology to the Army

THOMSON, William (1843 - 1909), Hon. Surgeon to the King in Ireland; Surgeon to Richmond Surgical Hospital, Dublin; HM Inspector of Anatomy, Ireland; Ex-President Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Member Senate, Royal University of Ireland; retired Direct Representative for Ireland on General Medical Council; retired Surgeon to HE the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland; retired Surgeon to Queen Victoria in Ireland; retired Examiner, Army Medical Department

DeBAKEY, Michael Ellis (1908 - 2008), Chancellor, Baylor College of Medicine, 1979–96, then Emeritus (Director, DeBakey Heart Center, since 1985; Distinguished Service Professor, since 1968, and Olga Keith Wiess Professor of Surgery, since 1981, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery; Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, 1948–93, President, 1969–79, Chief Executive Officer, and Vice-President for Medical Affairs, 1968–69); Surgeon-in-Chief, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1963–93; Senior Attending Surgeon, Methodist Hospital, Houston; Director, National Heart and Blood Vessel Research and Demonstration Center, 1976–84; President, DeBakey Medical Foundation, since 1961; Consultant in Surgery to various Hospitals etc., in Texas, and to Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, DC

SOUTTAR, Henry (1875 - 1964), Consulting Surgeon; Consulting Surgeon, London Hospital; Past President BMA; Past Chairman, Central Medical War Committee; Past Vice-Pres. Royal College of Surgeons of England; Past Pres. Institute of British Surgical Technicians; Past Fellow RSM; Fellow Association of Surgeons of Great Britain; late Chairman of Representative Body, and of Council, BMA; late Examiner in Surgery, RCS of England, Universities of Oxford, London, Aberdeen, and Liverpool; late Chm., Medical Personnel (Army in India) Mission, 1942; late Deputy Chairman, Inter-departmental Committee on Nursing Services; Chm. Medical Planning Commission; Chm. Radium Technical Committee of Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons; Director of Surgical Unit, London Hospital

SOMERVILLE, Walter Patrick (1913 - 2005), Hon. Physician: to Department of Cardiology, Middlesex Hospital, since 1979 (Physician, 1954–79); to Cardiac Surgical Unit, Harefield Hospital, 1952–78; Lecturer in Cardiology, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, 1954–79; Consultant in Cardiology: to Royal Hospital Chelsea, 1963–79; to the Army, 1963–79, Hon. Consultant, 1980–85, Emeritus Consultant, 1985; Hon. Civil Consultant in Cardiology: to Royal Air Force, since 1963; to Association of Naval Officers, since 1960; to King Edward VII Convalescent Home for Officers, Osborne, since 1970

COPEMAN, Sydney Arthur Monckton (1862 - 1947), Medical Officer, retired, Ministry of Health; ex-Member LCC (Hampstead); formerly Member Hampstead Borough Council (late Chairman Public Health and other Committees); late Senior Medical Inspector HM Local Government Board; Vice-President (late President), Epidemiological Section, Royal Society of Medicine; late Member of Council, Royal College of Physicians, London, and Zoological Society; Member of Faculty of Medicine, and Chairman of Board of Studies in Hygiene, University of London; Emeritus Lecturer on Public Health, Westminster Hospital; Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem and Member of Chapter-General of the Order; Lt-Col in charge of Hygiene Department, Royal Army Medical College, 1916–17; late Divisional Sanitary Officer, 2nd London Division, Territorial Force; TD; Chadwick Lecturer in Hygiene, 1914; late Examiner in Public Health and in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, University of Bristol; Examiner in Public Health, Royal College of Physicians; Examiner in Hygiene and Public Health, University of Leeds; in State Medicine, University of London, and in Public Health, Royal College of Surgeons, England; Milroy Lecturer, 1898, Royal College of Physicians, London; Research Scholar and Special Commissioner, British Medical Association; Government Delegate to Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and USA in connection with investigations undertaken for Home Office, Board of Trade, Local Government Board, and Ministry of Health; Member of various Departmental Committees; Member of Livery, Apothecaries Company and Freeman of City of London; Joint Founder (1891) of Medical Research Club; Buchanan Gold Medallist, Royal Society of London, 1902; Cameron Prizeman, University of Edinburgh, 1899; Fothergillian Gold Medallist, Medical Society of London, 1899; Jenner Medallist, Royal Society of Medicine, 1925; invented Glycerinated Lymph, officially adopted, 1898, and now in general use in this and other countries for anti-smallpox vaccination; Gold Medallist, International Faculty of Sciences, 1938; Hon. Fellow Hunterian Society, 1938; joint patron of living of Hadleigh, Essex

BARCROFT, Joseph (1872 - 1947), Director of Unit of Animal Physiology (Agricultural Research Council), since 1941; Fellow and formerly Lecturer, King’s College, Cambridge; Member, Chemical Warfare Committee of the War Office, 1917, and formerly of the Ministry of Munitions; Member, Chemical Board, Ministry of Supply, 1939; Member, Army Medical Directorate Consultative Committee, 1928–43, RAF Medical Advisory Board and Agricultural Research Council, 1938–43; Chairman, Food Investigation Board; Member, Advisory Council of Department, Scientific and Industrial Research, 1939–44; Foreign Member, Société Royale des Sciences Medicales et Naturelles de Bruxelles; Konigle Danske Videnskabernes Selskub; K. Akademie Halle; Société de Chemie Biologique, Paris; Chinese Physiological Society; American Physiological Society; Corr. Member, Société de Biologie, Paris, Czeckoslovak Society of Physicians, Bratislav, Czeck Society of Physicians, Prague; and Des Moines Academy of Medicine; Hon. Member, National Academy of Buenos Aires, Biological Society of Argentina, Kungl Fysiografiska Sällekapets i Lund, National Academy of Medicine of Mexico and American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Foreign Associate Member, National Academy of Sciences; Foreign Associate Member, National Academy of Sciences, USA


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AMEDD an organization of the U.S. Army responsible for operating the Army's fixed hospitals and dental facilities, providing preventive health services; carrying on medical research, development, and training institutions, as ...

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