DUDLEY, Hugh (b 1925)

Scope and Content

Papers of Professor Hugh Dudley, 1945-1988, comprising papers relating to the Department of Surgery of the University of Adelaide, 1975-1976; alterations to the Surgical Unit laboratories, 1966-1973; papers relating to the Joint Standing Research Committee, 1971-1978; research projects, 1974-1982; minutes of the Junior Surgical Staffing Committee and Senior House Officer/ Registrar Rotation Committee, 1971-1988; papers relating to the training and research of St Mary's Hospital Medical School students, 1973-1988; minutes of the Clinical Curriculum Committee, 1981-1988; papers of the Development Policy Committee, 1981-1982; papers relating to BSc in Clinical Science, 1982-1986; minutes and papers relating to St Mary's Hospital redevelopment, 1977-1987, including Academic Surgical Unit, Medical School accommodation, working group on bed distribution and theatres; photographs of Professor Learmonth, 1945, and group portrait.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, 1925; educated at Heath Grammar School, Halifax; Edinburgh and Harvard Universities; Research Fellow, Harvard University, 1953-1954; Lecturer in Surgery, Edinburgh University, 1954-1958; Senior Lecturer, Aberdeen University, 1958-1963; Foundation Professor of Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne, 1963-1972; Professor of Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, University of London, 1973-1988; Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, 1974; Professor Emeritus, 1988-date; Regional Research Co-ordinator, NW Thames Regional Health Authority, 1989-1992; Chairman, Independent Ethics Committee; Army Personnel Research Establishment, Farnborough, 1989-1994; Chemical and Biological Defence Establishment, Porton Down, 1988-[1997]. Publications: include: Principles of General Surgical Management with B C Paton [and others] (E & S Livingstone, Edinburgh & London, 1958); Access and Exposure in Abdominal Surgery with Peter Ferry Jones (Lloyd-Luke (Medical Books), London, 1964; Associate Editor, British Medical Journal.


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