Papers of Graham Malcolm Wilson, 1917-1977, Doctor, Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Glasgow, Scotland 1967-77

Scope and Content

  • Subject files on:
    • Proposed trial treatment of hypertension 1968-1975;
    • Postgraduate opportunities in the West of Scotland 1969-1973;
  • Report and minutes of the Standing Committee on Medical Education, University of Glasgow 1966-1969;
  • Research notes into the lives of Dr James Inglis and Dr James Manson 1962-1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

Graham Malcolm Wilson was born on the 16 April 1917.  He studied at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was awarded MB ChB (Hons) in 1940  , BSc (Ist class) in 1947  , MD (Thesis Gold Medal) in 1950  and DSc. He became a FRCP London in 1946  , FRCP Edinburgh in 1947  and FRCP Glasgow in 1967  .

From 1965, Wilson was the Professor of Pharmacology and Therapy at the University of Sheffield, England, and consultant physician at the Royal Infirmary, Sheffield. In 1967, he was appointed to the Regius Chair in Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Glasgow where he was also a consultant physician at the Glasgow Western Infirmary.

Wilson wrote and published numerous papers on endocrine and circulatory disorders as well as medical education. His interest in medical education was recognised by his appointment to the Royal Commission on Medical Education. In 1976,  he became chairman of the Safety of Medicines Committee. He died after a long illness on 15 April 1977.


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Compiled by Nyree Morrison, Archives Assistant, 6 June 2000

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 26 March 2003

Revised by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 20 December 2007

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