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Paul Anthony Bramley

BMJ 2020; 370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3013 (Published 31 July 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;370:m3013
  1. John Williams

Paul Anthony Bramley was consultant oral surgeon to SW Region Hospital Board (1954-69) and to the Trent Region (1969-1988); professor of dental surgery at the University of Sheffield (1969-88); and dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry (1972-75). He served as a member of the board of faculty and council of the Royal College of Surgeons, and from 1980 to 1983 as dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery.

He received the prestigious Colyer gold medal from the FDSRCS and was national president of the British Dental Association from 1988 to 1989. He was also an external examiner to the RCS dental professional bodies and many universities at home and abroad. He received honorary degrees from Birmingham, Sheffield, and the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand. He published extensively in professional journals and, with J de B Norman, was the coauthor of a definitive book on the temporomandibular joint (1989).

He was one of few clinicians to serve on the Royal Commission on …

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