Interview with Dr Philip Hugh-Jones, conducted by Dr Andy Ness, for the History of Twentieth Century Medicine Research Group, UCL, 05 July 2000. Transcribed by Mrs Jaqui Carter, and edited by Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Hugh Thomas.
Dr Philip Hugh-Jones BA Cantab MB BChir MD MRCP FRCP (1917- 2010) was Consulting Physician and Director of the Chest Unit at King’s College Hospital, London, and Consulting Physician and part-time Director of the MRC Clinical Pulmonary Physiology Research Unit at Hammersmith Hospital, London, from 1964 to 1967, when it was taken over by the University of London. He had been on the scientific staff of the MRC Pneumoconiosis Unit from 1945 to 1952.
The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group is funded by the Wellcome Trust, which is a registered charity (no. 210183). The interview was funded by a Wellcome Trust grant (059533; 1999-2001; awarded to Professor George Davey-Smith, Dr A R Ness and Dr E M Tansey), and its publication by a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award entitled “Makers of modern biomedicine: testimonies and legacy” (2012-2017; awarded to Professor Tilli Tansey).
Citation: Ness A R (intvr); Tansey E M, Thomas H (eds) (2017) Hugh-Jones, Philip: transcript of an audio interview (05- Jul-2000). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2017046. London: Queen Mary University of London.
Note: Audio interviews are conducted following standard oral history methodology, and received ethical approval from UCL (2000) and QMUL (reference QMREC 0642). Related material has been deposited in the Wellcome Library.
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Hugh-Jones, Philip: transcript of an audio interview (05-Jul-2000)