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Monica Kathleen McAllen

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 24 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4302
  1. Robin McAllen

On qualifying, Monica Kathleen McAllen (née Mack) took out the Robert Fellowes Gold Medal for medicine. After training as a chest physician under Andrew Morland at UCH, she developed her career interest in asthma and allergy, after the revelation by D A Williams that deaths from asthma were much commoner than appreciated at the time (the early 1950s). Motivated by the desire to do something about preventable deaths in so many young people, she obtained expert training from D A …

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