Obituaries

Nicholas Taptiklis

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39143.650127.FA (Published 15 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:591
  1. Theodore Taptiklis

    Nicholas Taptiklis (“Nick”) served the medical profession with distinction in a number of capacities and countries throughout a career full of dedication and enterprise. Graduating MD from the University of Athens before the outbreak of the second world war he entered wartime service in the Royal Hellenic Navy as surgeon lieutenant commander after a dramatic escape from occupied Greece, serving on minesweepers, the Atlantic convoys, and participating in the Allied landings in Italy and France. Immediately the war ended he became medical adviser to UNRRA, stationed in Gottingen, Germany, providing emergency public health services to displaced people in …

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