Obituaries

Jeremy Rowe

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2252 (Published 03 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2252
  1. Peter Mayer

    Jeremy Rowe (“Jed”) was a big untidy loveable man, a giant among geriatricians, a charismatic lecturer, and innovator who has left an indelible mark on the specialty and in improving the care of older people. Jed joined us in Birmingham in 1984 as lecturer to Professor Bernard Isaacs where for three years he became the truest disciple of Bernard’s approach to geriatrics and one of the most popular speakers in the medical school, the creator of the well researched “instant lecture” and for his whole career an instant source of knowledge on any topic. He was better than a computer and had what seemed a “photographic” memory. He …

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