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Anthony Howard James

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 31 January 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d657
  1. Anthony Howard James

Anthony Howard James was born on 12 January 1921 at Hillingdon, Middlesex, the son of G W B James (psychiatrist) and Marie Magdeleine Augeard. He was educated at Ampleforth College and Trinity College, Oxford.

His preclinical training was at Oxford, and his clinical training at University of Toronto Medical School as a Rockefeller medical student (1942-4) and later at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London.

He was a member of the medical professorial unit (1945-52) at St Mary’s Hospital under Professor, later Sir George, Pickering as house physician, registrar, and research assistant. He spent a year in the department of Dr Francis D Moore at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

In 1952 he was appointed senior lecturer in medicine in the medical unit directed by Professor Harold Scarborough at the Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff, and remained there until 1964, being appointed reader in medicine in …

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