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Sir Christopher Booth (1924-2012), Professor of medicine and medical historian

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Starting as a researcher in digestive diseases, Chris Booth became an influential professor of medicine at London's Royal Postgraduate Medical School, and then director of the Clinical Research Centre at Northwick Park Hospital. No less important have been his historical contributions, particularly his studies of the Quaker influence on medicine and development of clinical science in the present century.

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Sir Christopher Booth

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1995
NPG P668