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Sir Richard Doll

(1912-2005), Physiologist, epidemiologist and cancer specialist

Sitter in 5 portraits
More than anybody else Richard Doll has stopped doctors pontificating without any evidence. Together with the father of medical statistics, Austin Bradford Hill, he introduced the randomised controlled trial: a method of assessing a treatment or procedure that is one of the most important medical developments of the century. Doll and Hill were also the first to show the connection between cigarette smoking and many serious diseases, particularly lung cancer and heart disease. Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford University (1969-79), first Warden of Green College, Oxford (1979-83).

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Regius Professors, by Arnold Newman - NPG P150(47)

Regius Professors

by Arnold Newman
bromide print, 1978
NPG P150(47)

Sir Richard Doll, by Nick Sinclair - NPG P564(7)

Sir Richard Doll

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1993
NPG P564(7)

Sir Richard Doll, by Nick Sinclair - NPG P672

Sir Richard Doll

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1994
NPG P672



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