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Stephen John Greenhill Semple

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5228 (Published 10 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5228
  1. Martyn R Partridge

Stephen John Greenhill Semple (“Steve”) was professor of medicine at various times at several medical schools in London, but he will be remembered best for his time as professor of medicine and head of the department of medicine at the Middlesex Hospital School of Medicine (and subsequently head of the department of medicine in the joint School of Medicine of University College and the Middlesex Hospital School of Medicine). He had moved to the Middlesex after a year as a professor of medicine at his alma mater, St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, in 1969-70. After leaving the Middlesex-UCH on reaching retirement age he became visiting professor of medicine to the Charing Cross and Westminster School of Medicine, and subsequently professor emeritus of medicine at Imperial College London.

Educated at Westminster School, Steve …

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