Obituaries

George Stewart Kilpatrick

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3013 (Published 12 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3013
  1. Sarah Hatch

George Stewart Kilpatrick was one of several Scottish physicians who influenced the development of the Welsh National School of Medicine in the 1970s and 1980s. He will be remembered with warmth and enduring affection by all who knew him. Professor Kilpatrick started at the Welsh National School of Medicine in 1962-3 as a senior lecturer in the department of tuberculosis and chest diseases and in the medical unit. He was the school’s dean in 1970-1. In May 1980 he became David Davies professor of tuberculosis and chest diseases. During his career he took on roles on external bodies serving on the council of the British Tuberculosis Association, its research committee, and the advisory editorial …

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