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Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard is an academic and general practitioner and the Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Professor Frank Chinegwundoh is a St George's alumnus and consultant urological surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust and Harley Street. He was awarded an MBE for services to the NHS in the Queen's birthday honours list.
Nancy Rothwell is the first woman president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manchester, the UK's biggest campus university.
An expert on human health under extreme conditions, Professor Mike Stroud became widely known when he partnered the adventurer Ranulph Fiennes on several of his expeditions.
Arthur Hamilton Crisp was an alumnus of St George's who became internationally respected through his clinical research in the field of anorexia nervosa.
Julian Tudor Hart was an alumnus of St George's and a General Practitioner who went on to have a global impact on the profession through his published work.
A highly-regarded cardiologist recognised around the world for his pioneering work in cardiac auscultation and pacing, Aubrey Leatham established the cardiac unit at St George's Hospital.
Dame Muriel Powell was a hospital matron, public servant and Chief Nursing Officer for the Scottish Home and Health Department.
Patrick Steptoe was an obstetrician and gynaecologist who pioneered fertility treatment, developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) alongside biologist and physiologist Robert Edwards.
A renowned physician and naturalist, Edward Wilson is best known as scientific lead on Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic.
Thomas Young was an English polymath who made notable scientific contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and Egyptology.
Henry Vandyke Carer was an anatomist, surgeon, and anatomical artist most notably known for his illustrations of the book, Gray's Anatomy.
Henry Gray was an anatomist, surgeon and alumnus of St George's most notable for publishing his seminal work Gray's Anatomy.
Known as the father of immunology, Edward Jenner is famed for pioneering the smallpox vaccine which is estimated to have saved more lives than the work of any other person in history.
John Hunter was an anatomist and surgeon, often referred to as the founder of scientific surgery and the father of modern surgery.
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