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Ronald Albert Fisher

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 06 December 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1217
  1. Teresa Fisher

    Ronnie Fisher’s career was varied and ultimately most fulfilling. He was educated at Heversham School, Cumbria, then Downing College, Cambridge, where he was a keen sportsman (cricket, rugby, and athletics). Following medical training at the Middlesex Hospital, London, he served as surgeon in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) from 1943 to 1946 in Java, and as medical officer, Port Souabaya, as well as on Rescue Ship Zamalek in the Arctic convoys, for which he was awarded the Arctic Star from the British government in 2006.

    After the war he taught at McGill University in Canada in 1952, before becoming a consultant anaesthetist at the Bournemouth and East Dorset Group of Hospitals …

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