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David Howell Clason Thomas

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 16 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f70
  1. Adrian Carr

David Howell Clason Thomas was born in Neath, South Wales, and initially thought of becoming a farmer. However, he was heavily influenced by his uncle, a local general practitioner. Clason came from a family of several generations of doctors. Hence it was no surprise when he eventually followed the family tradition and began studying medicine at the age of 17 at Queen’s College, Cambridge. These were …

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