James Montgomery DunlopBMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1966 (Published 06 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i1966
- Douglas Dunlop
James Montgomery Dunlop (“Jim”) left school at 17 and volunteered for the Royal Air Force, where he was a nurse. After a varied career with the Department of Agriculture touring Scotland as a potato inspector, training as an actuary with the Scottish Provident Institution, and working in the Blood Transfusion Department at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Jim discovered his true vocation and went to Trinity College Dublin to study medicine in 1954.
At college he discovered his innate …