Obituaries

ObituariesEmyr Wyn JonesWilfrid George OakleyAlexander SherlockPenat Raman Menon Sreevalsan

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7189.1014 (Published 10 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1014

Emyr Wyn Jones


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Former consultant physician and cardiologist Liverpool (b Waunfawr, north Wales 1907; q Liverpool 1928 (first class honours, and distinctions in medicine and surgery); DPH, FRCP; OBE), d 14 January 1999. He held several research fellowships before joining the consultant staff at the Liverpool teaching hospitals in 1935. He was later physician in charge of the cardiac centre, director of studies in cardiology, and lecturer in clinical medicine at the medical school. During the second world war he was physician to the Emergency Medical Services for north Wales. Emyr was chairman of the British Cardiac Society and president (later honorary life president) of Y Gymdeithas Feddygol (the Welsh language medical society). He had a long association with the University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff, representing it on the council and court of the university. Outside medicine Emyr was high sheriff of the county of Caernarfon in 1947-8; member of the court of governors of the National Library and the National Museum of Wales; …

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