John Henry Biggart

Pathologist, Professor and Dean of Medical Faculty, Queen's University Belfast


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'John Henry Biggart was quite simply the most creative force in Ulster medecine in the twentieth century, perhaps ever.' With these words Sir Peter Froggatt. former Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast begins his Foreword to this biography by Denis Biggart, his son. The first part of the book is based on memories of John Henry which he jotted down in his last few years for his own edification. He covers his childhood, his university education and his decision to follow a career in pathology. In 1937, aged only 31, he became Professor of Pathology at Queen's, the start of an illustrious university career which included an unprecedented 27 years as Dean of the Faculty of Medecine and culminating in being appointed as a Pro-Chancellor of Queen's in 1972.

In John Henry Biggart, Pathologist, Professor and Dean of Medical Faculty, Queen's University Belfast, Denis Biggart brings his unique perspective on his father - as a son, a medical student, a trainee pathologist and a lecturer in his Department, revealing sides to John Henry's character which were hidden from porfessional colleagues.


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Price: £9.99
Author: Denis Biggart
Illustrator: n/a
ISBN: 9781908448101
No. Pages: 208
Dimensions: 240x170mm