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Donald Walker Barritt

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 18 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2623
  1. Gerald Keen, Stephen Jordan

Donald Walker (“Bill”) Barritt’s first child was born in 1946 with complex congenital heart disease, and this undoubtedly strengthened his interest in cardiology. After national service he undertook a research lectureship in Bristol, studying the effects of familial hypercholesterolaemia in the genesis of coronary artery disease. He was appointed as consultant physician and cardiologist …

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