John Michael Campbell GrayBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5869 (Published 14 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5869
- D J Unsworth
John Michael Campbell Gray grew up in north Belfast during the Troubles and attended his local grammar school, Belfast Royal Academy. In keeping with a family tradition, he did his first degree at Queen’s College, Oxford, where he studied biochemistry. He received an open entrance scholarship awarded for excellence in entrance examination and interview.
Although John was from a family of doctors, he was initially reluctant to follow this well worn path. On completing his studies at Oxford, he returned home to Northern Ireland and became a full time residential worker at the Corrymeela Christian Community, promoting reconciliation and peace building. John loved connecting with people in every walk of life and later spent time working in …