Lives of the fellows

Glenn Foubister

b.20 January 1935 d.5 November 2002
MB ChB Aberd(1959) MRCP Edin(1967) FRCP Edin(1986) FRCP(1994)

Glenn Foubister was a geriatrician in Reading. He was born in Peterhead, Scotland, the son of Thomas Foubister, a photographer, and Elsie née Glennie, a civil servant, and was educated at Peterhead Academy and then Aberdeen University. He graduated in 1959.

After several house posts in Aberdeen, he carried out his National Service, working as a medical officer at Catterick Garrison from 1960 to 1962. He then held junior posts in Cambridge, Lincoln, Oxford and London. In 1970 he was appointed as a consultant physician in geriatric medicine at Battle Hospital, Reading.

He was a chairman of the Oxford regional branch of the British Geriatrics Society and in 1984 was elected chairman of the West Berkshire Health Authority division of medicine.

In 1969 he married Adela Alicia and they had one son and one daughter.

RCP editor

[J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2003; 33:224]

(Volume XII, page web)

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