John Michael DawsonBMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6930 (Published 07 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6930
- Bridget Dawson,
- Hermon Dowling
John Michael Dawson was born in Rochdale. He won an entrance scholarship to Manchester Grammar School and a Tancred scholarship in physic to study medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He completed his undergraduate training in London.
No doubt stimulated by winning a cardiology prize at Guy’s, he decided initially to pursue a career in that specialty. However, after completing house officer and junior hospital posts at Guy’s (where he met his future wife, the Guy’s nurse Bridget Tyack), the Brompton, …