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Irvin Alexander Lampert

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 23 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n498
  1. Jo Boxer

Irvin Alexander Lampert was born in Johannesburg to fairly orthodox Jewish parents. After qualifying he did house jobs at Johannesburg General Hospital and Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, during a famine before entering pathology in 1966 at the South African Institute for Medical Research. In 1969 he moved to the UK and became an assistant lecturer at the University of Nottingham with K Weinbren. In 1970 he began his long association with the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, first spending a year on the DCP Course, then as registrar and senior registrar at Hammersmith Hospital, before being appointed a senior lecture and honorary …

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