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Robert Neilson Johnston

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 05 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2845
  1. J S Legge

Robert Neilson Johnston was born in Bulawayo of missionary parents in 1921; he was schooled in Fraserburgh and Aberdeen, and graduated MB from Aberdeen in 1943. It was while serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps in West Africa that his experiences with patients with tuberculosis kindled his enthusiasm for a career in respiratory medicine. …

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