Frederick Nii Lomote Engmann

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 25 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c488
  1. Janet Baker

    Having completed his sixth form education in Ghana, Frederick Nii Lomote Engmann (“Fred”) was admitted to Emmanuel College, Cambridge. After three years he obtained a BA (Hons) in anatomy. He proceeded to St Thomas’ Hospital in London, where after another three years he qualified as an accredited doctor of medicine in June 1962. He did two house jobs and a senior house officer’s job in Britain.

    He arrived back in Ghana just at the time when the first medical school in the country was being considered by senior doctors. He joined Professor Quartey (a urologist) in setting up the medical school from scratch (some people smiled at his enthusiasm, especially when he carried buckets to collect fetuses for the Anatomy Museum).

    He went back to Cambridge and worked under Drs Ford …

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