Professor Sir Ian Hill, Department of Medicine, University of Dundee

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Speeches and Correspondence. 1927-1968; Notes on memorial lectures and other pamphlets. 1960-1982; Pocket File: Open P.G. Lecture. 1969; Notes on papers and miscellaneous other correspondence. 1963; Box file labeled Papers and Mementos. 1966-1973; Various journals and reprints of articles. 1937-1978; Movie Film for 16mm Roll Camera. n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Ian George Wilson Hill (1904-1982) was Professor of Medicine at University of Dundee, 1950-69. During that time he was also Honorary Physician to the Queen in Scotland (1956-70) and President of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh (1963-66). Educated at George Watson's College Edinburgh and the Universities of Edinburgh, Michigan and Vienna. He was a lecturer at University of Aberdeen (1933-37), and University of Edinburgh (1937-49). From 1938-1950 he was Asst. Physician, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Through the Second World War (1939-1945) he served in various military hospitals, becoming Consulting Physician, XIVth Army, Burma and ALFSEA (1944-1945). After retiring in 1969 he spent a year as a visiting Professor at the University of Teheran, then two years as Professor Emeritus, Dean, Medical Faculty, Haile Selasse I University, Ethiopia.


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