Samuel Griffith OwenBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5330 (Published 28 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5330
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After clinical and research appointments at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, Samuel Griffith Owen (“Griff”) served in the Royal Army Medical Corps as a senior medical officer on troopships. He later became medical registrar at the National Heart Hospital, where he was greatly influenced by Paul Wood, before spending two years at the University of Pennsylvania as an instructor in pharmacology.
He returned to Newcastle in 1964, ultimately becoming reader in medicine in the professorial unit at …