John Ernest Michael WhiteheadBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39357.670023.BE (Published 18 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:831
- Stephen Whitehead
The only son of Charles Whitehead, a general practitioner, Michael attended Merchant Taylors' School, and then followed his father's footsteps to Caius and St Thomas's. As a junior doctor, he met Betty, a Nightingale nurse, whom he married in 1946. They had two children, Stephen and Anne, both of whom are doctors.
After junior posts in bacteriology at St Thomas' and a British postgraduate travelling fellowship spent …