John Kenyon (“Titus”) Oates

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 22 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:431
  1. David Rowen,
  2. Chris Sonnex

    John Kenyon (“Titus”) Oates was born in a Nottinghamshire mining village, educated at The Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Mansfield, and qualified in 1946 from The London Hospital Medical College, having spent some years in Cambridge with the transfer of the pre-clinical school out of London during the war years. He was conscripted into the Royal Air Force from 1947-9 where he served in Egypt as a medical officer.

    He spent a year at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore as a Fulbright scholar where he came under the influence of the noted venereologist, J Earle Moore. On his return to the UK he completed his training at the …

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