We regret to report the death of the following alumni and former staff. To submit an obituary, please email email@example.com. Obituaries printed in the BMJ can be read at www.bmj.com and in the BDJ at www.nature.com/bdj/journal/index.htm
2014 Professor Ronald Alan Bloom MBBS DCH DMRDq Barts, 1962Professor Ronald Alan Bloom qualified from Barts some 40 years after his father Sam qualified from the Medical College. He died on 3 June 2014 from a brain tumour. He was Professor of Radiology at Hadassah Hospital Jerusalem and was still practicing 3 months before his death at the age of 75. He was very proud to have been clinically active for 52 years. He started his medical career with an interest in paediatrics and switched to radiology undertaking his specialist training at Kings College Hospital under Professor Laws. After spending several years in South Africa in Port Elizabeth, he was appointed to a Chair of Radiology at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, where he remained for the remainder of his medical career. He was a prolific author with interests in bone radiology and latterly, ultrasound. He is survived by his wife, 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren. (Obituary was submitted by his brother, Dr Howard Bloom O.St.J MB BS FRCGP DRCOG T. (GP), q Barts 1976) b 02 03 39, d 03 06 14Professor Bob (Robert) Donald Cohen CBE MD FRCP FMedSciq Cambridge/The London, 1958Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, Academic Medical Unit, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (1981-99); Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London (2000)b 11 10 33, d 17 10 14
Mr Trevor Bassett-Jamesq BDS, The London, 1950'sb 20 03 27, d 21 10 15During his studies at the London in the 1950s, Trevor became engaged to fellow student Jean (nee Edwards); they married in 1959 shortly after qualifying and moved to Portsmouth where they set up a practice together. In the 1970s they moved into the school dental service where Trevor was a Dental Officer in Gosport and Havant, Hampshire, until his retirement in 1987. He is survived by Jean, two children and two grandchildren. Mr David Frederick Englishq BDS, The London, 1977; Dip Endodontic Practice, 2008Dentist, Norwichb 12 01 49, d 11 02 14BDJ April 2014 (Vol 216, No 8) - Read Mr English's obituaryDr David Gardner-Medwinq Cambridge/Barts, 1961Paediatric Neurologist, Newcastle-upon-Tyneb 13 11 36, d 14 06 14John Joseph Hamblinq MBBS, The London, 1958b 16 11 34, d 31 08 14Read Mr Hamblin's obituary, published on the BMJ.Ms Dora HamptonFormer staff, St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College Registry (mid-1970s-late 1980s); editorial staff, Barts Journald 05 05 14Dr Richard Callander Hudsonq MBBS, The London, 1957Former General Practitionerb 26 09 33, d 03 05 14Dr Alexander Thomas Inglisq BDS, The London, 1960Head of the Department of Restorative Dentistry (1983-87) and Dean of Dental Studies, King's College London (1987-98); b 15 08 38, d 03 09 14BDJ November 2014 (Vol 217, No 10) - Read Dr Inglis's obituaryDavid Harold Jonesq The London, 1954b 1923, d 25 12 14Read Mr Jones' obituary, published on the BMJ.Dr Nicholas Ian Kitsonq Barts, 1975Consultant, Royal Cornwall Hospitalb 13 01 50, 27 02 14Mr Trevor Rudrah Franco Paesq Barts, 1978General and Vascular Surgeon, Middlesexb 22 01 53, d 24 09 14
Read this obituary, supplied by Dr Anthony James (q Barts, 1978) [PDF 54KB]
Dr Maurice George Philpott q Barts, 1943 b 21 09 19, d 07 02 14
An obituary has been supplied by Dr Philpott's son, Nick. [PDF 264KB]
Mr Laurence Marcus Alan Shawq Barts, 1978Consultant Gynaecologist and Trust Governor, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trustb 17 09 1952, d 09 01 14Dr Tessa Shirehamptonq Barts, 1973 b 22 12 48, d 16 07 14Dr Thomas Harold Martin Warburtonq Barts, 1953b 11 07 21, d 04 09 14
2015Dr Robert Marshall Adamq Cambridge/Barts, 1954b 1926, d 15 02 15Read Dr Adam's obituary, published on the BMJ.Dr Colin Bloggq The London, 1966b 11 05 43, d 29 08 15
Read Dr Blogg's obituary [PDF 104KB]
Dr Nigel Charltonq BDS, The London, 1973General Dental Practitioner, Southamptonb 17 06 49, d 21 11 15John Rodney Ellis Dathanq MBBS, The London, 1964b 09 10 40, d 20 07 15Read Mr Dathan's obituary, published on the BMJ.Professor Christopher John DickinsonEmeritus Professor of Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (2002-15); Chairman, Department of Medicine, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College (1975-92)d 30 09 15Professor Jim (James) Cornelis Elliottq PhD, The London, 1964Former Professor of Biophysics in relation to Dentistry, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistryd 30 12 15
Read an appreciation of Prof Elliott by his former colleagues Professor Paul Anderson and Dr Graham Davis. [PDF 10KB]Adrian Grantq The London, 1975b 1948, d 16 08 15Read Mr Grant's obituary, published on the BMJ.Mr Alan Kiddq BDS, The London, 1972He is survived by his wife Deborah Kidd (q The London, 1971)d 02 05 15
Professor Brian Laskq Barts, 1966b 18 02 41, d 24 10 15Read Prof Lask's obituary, published on the BMJ.
Dr Laurence Langdonq Barts, 1953b 15 10 30, d 23 11 15Read Dr Langdon's obituary, published on the BMJ.
Professor David Antony Longq Barts, 1941b 25 02 17, d 29 11 15Read Prof Long's obituary, published on the BMJ.Mrs Diana MacleanWife of BATLAA Trustee and Management Committee member, Mr David Maclean, and mother of Old Londoner Angus, and Ruari, Diana was a longstanding and loyal supporter of students of Barts and The London and is remembered for her elegant and lively presence at many events over the years. d 07 03 15Dr. Alain Marengo-Roweq MBBS, The London, 1961After qualifying Alain did a house job in orthopaedics with Sir Reginald Watson Jones and later went on to obtain higher qualifications in Pathology, Haematology and Transfusional Medicine. He held positions both at the University of Cambridge and Oxford. He was in Aiden during the Yemeni revolt where he served in the RAF as a pathologist. Dr Alain Marengo Rowe emigrated to the USA in 1970 first to San Antonio and then to Dallas Texas where he had a distinguished career at Baylor Medical Centre in Haematology publishing over one hundred articles in the literature. He retired in 2005 but continued working on legal cases for several years.(submitted by Brian Apthorp q The London 1961 now living in Hong Kong where he has been for the last 45 years)b 20 08 36, d 04 03 2015Read his Life Story used at his memorial service here:
Connor Edward Morrisq MBBS, The London, 1977b 1952, d 03 07 15Read Mr Morris's obituary, published on the BMJ.
Mr Geoffrey Richard Pears q BDS, The London, 1957 Geoff worked at a practice in Colchester for 34 years. He leaves a wife, Barbara, son John, daughter Lynn and a grandson, Alexander. A wonderful husband, father and a grandfather, and quite a splendid dentist, according to his patients. (Information submitted by his wife Barbara)b 07 02 34, d 24 05 15
Walter David Schwarzq BDS, The London, 1979b 1930, d 25 12 15Read Mr Schwarz's obituary, published by the BDJ
Professor Aubrey SheihamSenior House Officer, Eastman Dental Hospital (1960-61); Registrar in Oral Pathology and Consultant, Royal London Hospital (1961-late 1960s); Reader and Head, Department of Community Dental Health, The London (1961-84); Emeritus Professor of Dental Public Health, UCL (1984-2001)b 12 09 36, d 24 11 15Read Professor Aubrey Sheiham's obituary [PDF 43KB]
Dr Bruce Smith
q BDS, The London, 1967b 11 04 44, d 22 04 15Dr John Bernard Stillwellq MBBS, The London, 1955Dr John Stillwell and his family emigrated to Canada in 1959 but always cherished their connection with the London, through the Alumni Associations and regular email correspondence with a group of expatriates from his graduating class in Canada and Australia and also in England.b 31 03 29, d 10 07 15 Dr Alan John Patrick Sweetmanq BDS, The London, 1949Lecturer in Oral Surgery, The London Hospital Dental School; Dental Officer for Health Authorities in North and West London and North West Hertfordshire; Legal Affairs Manager, West Hertfordshire Community Health NHS Trust (1986-2003)b 27 06 27, d 23 03 2015BDJ April 2015 (Vol 218, No 8) - Read Dr Sweetman's obituaryDr James A Taitq The London, 1955b 15 08 31, d 22 10 15Dr Wei Ming Tayq BDS, The London, 1968b 07 09 41, d 29 11 15Dr Dan Tunstall Pedoe q Barts, 1964Pioneer in UK sports medicine; Medical Director, London Marathon (1981-2006)b 30 12 39, d 13 02 15Dr Anthony Williamsq The London, 1957d 14 02 15Paul Yateq The London, 1974b 1951, d 24 03 15Rea Mr Yate's obituary, published on the BMJ.
Robert Marshall Adamq Barts, 1954b 1926, d 15 02 16Read Mr Adam's obituary, published on the BMJMr Arthur Batesq Cambridge/Barts, 1949b 15 08 28, d 13 04 16
Dr Thomas Boultonq Cambridge/Barts, 1949b 06 11 25, d 01 07 16Read Dr Boulton's obituaryMr John Robey Cobbettq Cambridge/The London, 1956b 15.08.32, d 19 01 16Read Mr John Robey Cobbett's obituary [PDF 33KB]
(supplied by Mr Thomas Cochrane (q Barts, 1957)
Dr Joseph Cohenq BDS The London, 1973b 16.10.42, d 04.06.16Joe Cohen joined the September 1969 entry of Dental students to the London Hospital Medical College, as a mature married man, who already had a pharmacy degree from Manchester University. Joe was an outgoing, friendly and caring human being; a dedicated family man, with an interest in many things. He subsequently gained degree qualifications from The Open University in the Arts. A sports enthusiast, with a love of squash, cricket & Manchester City Football Club. It was no coincidence that Joe decided to setup his main surgery within sight of Chelmsford County Cricket Ground.Mr Nicholas Eric Dudleyq Barts, 1965b 28 12 38, d 2016Mr Timothy Laingq MSc Gerodontics, The London, 1994b 15 03 35, d 21 01 16
Stephen John Newellq The London, 1980b 1956, d 05 11 16Read Mr Newell's obituary, published on the BMJ
Robin Priscottq Barts, 1960d 23 10 16While studying at Barts Robin met and became engaged to Leila Pharaon, studying at the Barts School of Radiography, who he married immediately after graduating in 1960. After working for a short time in London they moved to Colchester where he worked for 19-years mostly in General Practice. In 1979 they moved to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where Robin established the Medical Department of a Polyclinic which later became a Hospital of which he was the Medical Director. He was awarded the MBE in 1983 for Medical Services to the Expatriate community in Saudi Arabia. He retired in 2000 for Medical reasons having been Diabetic for 40 years. He passed away peacefully in Colchester on 23 October 2016 following several years of ill health borne with great courage. He is survived by Leila, his 2 sons and 6 grandchildren.
Joe Smithq The London, 1954b 1926, d 28 10 16Read Mr Smith's obituary, published on the BMJ
Christopher James Stevensonq The London, 1945b 1922, d 30 10 16Read Mr Stevenson's obituary, published on the BMJ
James Cyprian Swannq The London, 1959d 28 12 16Read Mr Swann's obituary, published on the BMJ
Una Krollq The London, 1951d 06 01 17Read Ms Kroll's obituary, published on the BMJ
John Kenyon French Masonq Barts, 1943b 1919; d 26 01 17Read Mr Mason's obituary, published on the BMJ