News BMJ Group Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Alimuddin Zumla

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b5574 (Published 30 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5574

Developing life threatening, crippling tuberculous meningitis while a junior doctor working in London did not stop Alimuddin Zumla from going on to make what colleagues judge to be a “unique, remarkable, and substantial” contribution to improving health care globally.

Trained in Zambia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Professor Zumla is one of a new emerging breed of “clinician scientists,” dually qualified in medicine …

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