Douglas Black

Douglas Black

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Douglas Andrew Kilgour Black, (1913-2002) was a physician in the United Kingdom, famous as the author of the Black Report. He was born in Shetland in 1913, and studied medicine at the Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, graduating with MB ChB in 1933. He conducted research into water loss and dehydration, first at Oxford University, and then at the University of Manchester, where he became Professor of Medicine in 1959. In 1974 he became the first Chief Scientist at the Department of Health and Social Security of the UK Government. From 1977 - 1983 he was President of the Royal College of Physicians.He also served as the President of British Medical Association and earned himself a lot of respect by taking an uncompromising stand against the apartheid regime in South Africa.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136758490
  • 9786136758497