Kenneth Calman

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Sir Kenneth Calman (Chief medical officer for the U.K.)

"Professor Sir Kenneth Calman is Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, having just completed almost nine years as Vice Chancellor at the University of Durham. While in Durham he was a member of the Regional Committee of the CBI and of the North East Chamber of Commerce.

"Before taking up his appointment at the University of Durham he was Chief Medical Officer at the Scottish Home and Health Department from 1989 and the Chief Medical Officer for England (1991-98).

"Professor Sir Kenneth also served for many years as a prominent clinical professor and he is the author of many books on the care and treatment of cancer and on medical education. His most recent book is on the history of medical education. He chairs the National Institute of Cancer Research and the Board of Science of the British Medical Association. He is President of the Institute of Medical Ethics.

"Professor Sir Kenneth has served as Chairman of the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation and the European Environment and Health Committee. He is a Fellow of several academic and professional bodies including the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In 1996 he became a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath." [1]

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  1. Kenneth Calman, British Library, accessed June 29, 2010.
  2. Associate Parliamentary Health Group Advisory Panel, organizational web page, accessed August 3, 2012.

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