Robert Cleghorn RobbBMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5289 (Published 21 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5289
- Sheila Martin,
- Rona Clayton-Robb
Robert Cleghorn Robb was born in Newmains, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was educated locally and studied medicine at the University of Glasgow. After qualifying in 1946, he took up a position as house physician at the Western General Hospital in Glasgow. Later that year he joined the Royal Air Force to take up his national service commission, which became permanent in 1948.
He continued to study and gained diplomas in physical medicine, public health and industrial health. He became a member …