b.10 July 1945 d.23 March 2010
MB BS Lond(1968) MRCS LRCP(1968) MRCP(1971) MSc University of Western Ontario(1975) FRCPC(1975) FRCP(1985) MD Lond(1987)
Alasdair David Malcolm was a principal clinical research physician at Glaxo. He was born in Paisley, Scotland, the son of Thomas Malcolm, an analytical chemist, and Flora Robertson Malcolm née Barlow, a housewife. He was educated at Sir Roger Manwood’s School in Sandwich, Kent, and then went on to study medicine at Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London.
He was a house physician at the Middlesex Hospital and a house surgeon at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon. He then spent a year in Canada, on the medical resident postgraduate training program in internal medicine at the University of Western Ontario. He returned to the UK, becoming a registrar at the London Hospital.
In 1973 he went Canada once again, becoming a chief resident in medicine at the University Hospital, in London, Ontario. From 1974 to 1975 he was a Canadian Heart Foundation research fellow in the department of biophysics, faculty of medicine, University of Western Ontario.
In 1976 he returned to Britain, as a Kleinwort research fellow in the cardiac department of St Thomas’ Hospital, London. From 1978 he was a consultant physician at Airedale Hospital, Keighley, West Yorkshire, and an honorary consultant in the regional cardiac centre, Killingbeck Hospital, Leeds. He subsequently became a principal research physician at Glaxo, and was also a part-time honorary associate consultant in cardiology at St George’s Hospital, London.
Outside medicine he was interested in sailing and model engineering. He was a member of the Christian Medical Fellowship.
In 1968 he married Margaret Joy Frampton, a nurse. They had two sons.
(Volume XII, page web)
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