Interview with Professor Stewart Kilpatrick, conducted by Dr Andy Ness, for the History of Twentieth Century Medicine Research Group, UCL, 23 May 2000. Transcribed by Mrs Jaqui Carter, and edited by Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Hugh Thomas.
Professor Stewart Kilpatrick OBE FRCP (1925-2013) was Registrar at the Pneumoconiosis Research Unit in South Wales from 1952 to 1955. He followed Archie Cochrane as David Davies Professor of Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases at the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, from 1971, and was Dean of Clinical Studies and later Vice-Provost from 1987 until his retirement in 1990, and Consultant Physician for the South Glamorgan Area Health Authority from 1963 to 1990.
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) Kilpatrick, Stewart: transcript of an audio interview (23- May-2000). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2017049. 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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Kilpatrick, Stewart: transcript of an audio interview (23-May-2000)