Administrative / Biographical History

Ian Isherwood qualified in medicine from the University of Manchester in 1954. He was consultant radiologist at the Derby Hospital Group 1961-3, consultant radiologist at UMH in 1963, assistant director of radiological services at UMH in 1965 and deputy director in 1969. From 1967 he was a lecturer in diagnostic radiology, and was appointed professor of diagnostic radiology at the University of Manchester in 1975. Professor Isherwood is a specialist in neuroradiology and has played a leading role in the development of brain scans, total body scans and computer tomography. He was president of the section of radiology of the Royal Society of Medicine, and is a former president of the British Institute of Radiology.

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See also MMC/1/Isherwood. The Library also has custody of Professor Isherwood's personal papers ISH