Sir Harold Percival (Harry) Himsworth ( 19 May 1905 – 1 November 1993) was a British scientist, best known for his medical research on diabetes mellitus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Harold Percival Himsworth"
Henry Bence Jones ( 1814 - April 20, 1873), English physician and chemist, was born at Thorington Hall, Suffolk, the son of an officer in the dragoon guards. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henry Bence Jones"
Sir Henry Thompson (1820-1904), British surgeon and polymath, was born at Framlingham, Suffolk, on August 6 1820. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henry Thompson"
James Blundell ( January 19, 1791 Holborn, London - January 15, 1878 St. George Hanover Square, London) British obstetrician who performed the first successful transfusion of blood to a patient for treatment of a hemorrhage. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Blundell"
Sir James Paget (1814-1899) was a British surgeon and pathologist who is best remembered for Paget's disease and who is considered, together with Rudolf Virchow, as one of the founders of scientific medical pathology. His famous works included Lectures on Tumours (1851) and Lectures on Surgical Pathology (1853). While most people recall that Paget's disease refers to bone, there were actually three diseases named after him - Paget's disease of bone, Paget's disease of the nipple (an early indication of breast cancer), and Paget's disease of the penis. Also named for him is Paget's abscess. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Paget"
Dr Jim Swire ( 1936-) is a British doctor and spokesman for UK Families Flight 103, representing the victims of Pan Am Flight 103 that was destroyed by a bomb over Lockerbie. Dr. Swire's 24 year old daughter, Flora, was on the flight. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jim Swire"
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John Alcindor ( 1873— 1924) was a physician who was instrumental in the formation of the African Progress Union (APU). He was born in Trinidad and attended St Mary's College, a private school, in Port of Spain. Alcindor won one of the four Island Scholarships to attend medical school at Edinburgh University, Scotland from which he graduated in 1899. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Alcindor"
Dr. John Arbuthnot, often known simply as Dr. Arbuthnot, (baptised April 29, 1667 – February 27, 1735), was a Scottish physician, satirist and polymath in London. He is best remembered today for his contributions to mathematics, his membership in the Scriblerus Club (where he inspired both Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels book III and Alexander Pope's Peri Bathos, Memoirs of Martin Scriblerus, and possibly The Dunciad), and for inventing the figure of John Bull. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Arbuthnot"
John Fothergill ( March 8, 1712 – December 26, 1780), English physician, was born of a Quaker family at Carr End in Yorkshire. He took the degree of M.D. at Edinburgh in 1736, and after visiting the continent of Europe in 1740, settled in London, where he gained an extensive practice. In the epidemics of influenza in 1775 and 1776 he is said to have had sixty patients daily. In his leisure he made a study of conchology and botany; and at Upton, near Stratford, he had an extensive botanical garden where he grew many rare plants obtained from various parts of the world. He was the patron of Sydney Parkinson, the South Sea voyager. A translation of the Bible (1764 sq.) by Anthony Purver, a Quaker, was made and printed at his expense. His pamphlet entitled Account of the Sore Throat attended with Ulcers (1748) contains one of the first descriptions of diphtheria in English, and was translated into several languages. He died in London. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Fothergill (physician)"
John Freind ( 1675 - July 26, 1728), English physician, younger brother of Robert Freind (1667-1751), headmaster of Westminster School, was born at Croton in Northamptonshire. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Freind"
John Hughes Bennett (1812-1875), English physician, physiologist and pathologist, was born in London, England, on August 31st, 1812. His main contribution to medicine has been the first description of leukemia as a blood disorder. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Hughes Bennett"
John Whitaker Hulke ( November 6, 1830 - February 19, 1895), British surgeon and geologist, was the son of a well-known medical practitioner at Deal. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Hulke"
John Kidd ( September 10, 1775 – September 7, 1851) was an English physician, chemist and geologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Kidd" The view on shortopedia. shortopedia
John L.H. Langdon-Down ( November 18, 1828 - October 7, 1896) was an English physician best known for his work with mentally-ill children. The condition Down syndrome is named after him. "Down" was his father's Irish family name (his great-grandfather was the Protestant Bishop of Derry) and "Langdon" was his mother's family name (from Cornwall). ...more on Wikipedia about "John Langdon-Down"
John Radcliffe ( 1652– 1714) was a British physician. A number of landmark buildings in Oxford, including the Radcliffe Camera, the Radcliffe Infirmary, and the Radcliffe Observatory were named after him. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Radcliffe"
The English physician John Snow (1813-1858) was a leader in the adoption of anaesthesia and medical hygiene, and is often considered one of the fathers of epidemiology for his work in tracing the source of a cholera outbreak in Soho, Westminster, England in 1854. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Snow (physician)"
Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (1828-1913), English surgeon, ophthalmologist, dermatologist, venereologist and pathologist, was born on July 23rd, 1828 at Selby, Yorkshire, England, his parents belonging to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). ...more on Wikipedia about "Jonathan Hutchinson"
Sir Joseph Fayrer, Baronet ( 6 December 1824 - 21 May 1907) was an English physician noted for his writings on medicine in India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph Fayrer"
Joseph Hodgson ( 1788– 1869), British physician, former president of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London, discoverer of Hodgson's disease, an aneurysmal dilatation of the proximal part of the aorta, often accompanied by dilatation or hypertrophy of the heart. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph Hodgson"
Katharina Dalton (c. 1917 – September 17, 2004) was a British physician and pioneer in the research of premenstrual stress syndrome. It is said that she coined the term for the syndrome. ...more on Wikipedia about "Katharina Dalton"
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Sir Leonard Rogers, FRS (1868-1962) who was a founder member of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and President from 1933-1935. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leonard Rogers"
The Right Honourable Leslie Arnold Turnbery, Baron Turnberg has wide experience in the medical and health services fields (research, clinical practice, administration and management). He has published four books and some 150 articles on medical and scientific research. He has Honorary Fellowships of sixteen UK and overseas Colleges and Academies and has held a large number of prestigious positions, including Professor of Medicine University of Manchester from 1973 to 1997 and President of the Royal College of Physicians from 1992 to 1997. His present appointments include: President of the Medical Protection Society; Chairman of the Board of the Public Health Laboratory Service; President of the Medical Council on Alcoholism; Scientific Adviser to the Association of Medical Research Charities; Trustee of the Wolfson Foundation; Vice President of the Academy of Medical Sciences; and, most recently, Chair of the UK Forum for Genetics and Insurance. He has received a number of research awards and medals, was honoured with a knighthood in 1994 and created a life peer in 2005. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leslie Turnberg, Baron Turnberg"
Michael Chew Koon Chan, Baron Chan of Oxton (born 1940) is a Singaporean- British physician and politician, of Chinese descent. ...more on Wikipedia about "Michael Chan, Baron Chan"
Miriam Stoppard (née Miriam Moore-Robinson) is a British physician, author, television presenter and agony aunt. ...more on Wikipedia about "Miriam Stoppard"
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