Gordon Stewart

Biography of Gordon Stewart

Gordon Stewart
Gordon Stewart

Gordon Thallon Stewart is a graduate of the University and was Henry Mechan Professor of Public Health from 1972 to 1984.

Born in Paisley, Stewart graduated from the University BSc (1939), MB, ChB (1942) and MD (1949) and gained a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygeine at the University of Liverpool in 1948. He served as a Surgeon-Lieutenant in the Royal Navy from 1943 to 1946, and then held hospital appointments in Liverpool and London before being appointed Professor Pathology and Bacteriology at the University of Karachi in 1952. He was Consultant Pathologist to the South West Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board and Head of Laboratories at the Medical Research Council Laboratories at Corshalton from 1954 to 1963, and then went to the USA as Professor of Epidemiology and Pathology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (until 1968) and as Watkins Professor of Epidemiology at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans until 1972.

Stewart specialised in the study of allergies and the pathogenesis and chemotherapy of infection, and published books on the use of the penicillin group of drugs.


Gordon Stewart

Born 1919, Paisley, Scotland.
University Link: Alumnus, Professor
Occupation categories: epidemiologists
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Record last updated: 12th Aug 2008

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