Roman Stefan Kocen

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 07 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4320
  1. John Scadding

Aged 11, Roman Stefan Kocen escaped from the Warsaw ghetto in 1943 and reached England in 1946, unable to speak English. At the age of 18, he won a state scholarship to study medicine at Leeds University, qualifying with honours in 1956. After junior posts in Leeds, national service in Malaya, where he was officer in charge …

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