Robin Irvine RussellBMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l287 (Published 22 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l287
- Anna Dominiczak,
- Peter Mills
Robin Irvine Russell, an internationally recognised consultant physician and gastroenterologist, head of department of gastroenterology at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and honorary professor at the University of Glasgow, died peacefully at the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow on 21 November 2018, aged 81 years.
Born in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, on 21 December 1936, Robin became dux of Wishaw High School before graduating as a bachelor of medicine and surgery in 1960, a doctor of medicine in 1972, and a doctor of philosophy in 1976, all from the University of Glasgow.
From 1966 to 1968, Robin was a member of the scientific and medical staff at the …