Peter HansellBMJ 2002; 325 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7360.394 (Published 17 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:394
- A pioneer in medical photography and audiovisual media
It was immediately after the second world war that medical photography really took off in the United Kingdom. Most major London teaching hospitals began to set up medical illustration departments as an aid to understanding disease. Peter Hansell, a young doctor and keen amateur photographer, was at the forefront of this movement.
In 1947 Peter was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to …
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