Dr. Denis Dunbar Gibbs1927 - 2015 (87 years)
Name Denis Dunbar Gibbs Title Dr. Birth 19 Jul 1927 Putney, Surrey
- 40 Norroy Road
Gender Male Occupation Doctor of Medicine Death 8 Jan 2015 Appleford, Abingdon, Oxfordshire Notes
- 1st son. Baptised 28 August 1927 at Aldenham, Herts. Educated at the Diocesan College, Cape Town, 1942-44; Cape Town University Medical School, 1945-47; Keble College (Oxford) 1948-50; St. Mary's Hospital Medical School 1950-52, BA (Oxon 1949), BM, BCh (1952); DM (1962); MRCP (London 1955), FRCP (1973).
1935-40 Ruzawi School, Marandellas, Southern Rhodesia, founded by Maurice Carver (later to be brother-in-law). Scholarship in Anatomy and Physiology, University of Cape Town, 1947; Fulbright Travel Award to USA 1962; Trainee Research Grant of the US Public Health Service, 1962-63; Wellcome Grant for Research in Medical History, 1970. House Physician posts between 1953 and 1958 at St. Mary's Hospital, London;
Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex.; Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford; Maida Vale Hospital for Nervous Diseases; Hammersmith Hospital. Registrar and Senior Registrar, The London Hospital, 1958-62; Fellow in Medicine (Gastroenterology) Massachusetts Memorial Hospital, and Boston City Hospital, Boston, Mass. 1962-63. Senior Medical Registrar, King George Hospital, Ilford 1963-64; Consultant Physician Good Hope District General Hospital, Sutton Coldfield and to the North Birmingham Group of Hospitals 1965-74. Consultant Physician in General Medicine and Gastroenterology to The London Hospital from March 1974. National Service in the Medical Branch of the Royal Air Force, 1955-57 (Squadron Leader).
Author of Exfolialive Cytology of the Stomach, Butterworth, London, 1968, and articles in medical journals. Examiner in Medicine, University of London (1978-79), University of Liverpool (1978), University of Basrah, Iraq (1979), Conjoint Board (1975-79). Adviser on examination reform, Indian Civil Service sponsored by British Council (1980).
Chief Medical Officer to the Provident Life Association of London.
Fellow Royal Society of Medicine; Member Harveian Society of London; British Society of the History of Medicine; British Soc. of Gastroenterology; British Society of Digestive Endoscopy (Hon. Treas. 1973-78).
Interests: Old books, medical history, walking.
Portrait: Watercolour by Harry More-Gordon (1979) in own possession
Died suddenly, but painlessly, on 8th January 2015 with Rachel, Nicholas and Sarah at his bedside.
Person ID I1034 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 29 Apr 2019
Father Rev Michael McCausland Gibbs, b. 1 Sep 1900, Banbury Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 27 Jul 1962, Chester, Cheshire (Age 61 years) Mother Edith Marjorie Ward, b. 25 Sep 1898, Kensington, London d. 18 Oct 1968, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire (Age 70 years) Marriage 4 Aug 1926 Long Wittenham, Berkshire Family ID F74 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Rachel Elizabeth Youard Children 1. Nicholas Mark Gibbs 2. Sarah Mary Gibbs Family ID F319 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 9 Jul 2017
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