PROFESSOR SIR RICHARD DOLL, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.S.
BORN 28 October, 1912
MB, BS., University of London at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, 1937
MD, London, 1945
DSc, London, 1958
DM, Oxford, 1969
FRCP London, 1957
HONORARY DEGREES AND MEMBERSHIPS OF LEARNED INSTITUTIONS
DSc, Newcastle 1969; Belfast 1972; Reading 1973; New Foundland 1973; Stony Brook 1988; Harvard 1988; London 1988; Oxon 1989
DM, Tasmania 1975
Hon. FRCGP, 1978
Hon. FFOM, 1987
Senior Member, Institute of Medicine, 1988
Emeritus Fellow Academia Europaea, 1990
Hon. FRCOG, 1992
– the American Association for Cancer Research
– the American Gastroenterological Association
– the American Epidemiological Society
– the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
– the Italian Oncological Society
– the Norwegian Academy of Sciences.
Battalion Medical Officer, France, 1939-40
Medical Specialist Middle East, 1941-44.
Casualty officer and House Physician, St Thomas’s Hospital, 1938-39
House Physician, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith, 1939
Junior Assistant, Medical Unit, St Thomas’s Hospital, 1945
Research Assistant to Dr. Avery Jones, Central Middlesex Hospital, 1946-47
Member MRC’s Statistical Research Unit, 1948-69
Deputy Director Statistical Research Unit, 1956-60
Director Statistical Research Unit, 1961-69
Deputy Director of MRC’s Clinical Research Centre, 1966-69.
Honorary Associate Physician, Central Middlesex Hospital, 1949-69
Honorary Lecturer in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1956-62 University College Hospital Medical School, 1962-69
Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford, and Honorary Physician, Radcliffe Infirmary, 1969-79
Director, Imperial Cancer Research Fund’s Cancer Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Unit,1978-83 and 1987-89
Warden, Green College, Oxford, 1979-83.
Honorary Member, Imperial Cancer Research Fund’s Cancer Studies Unit, Oxford, 1989
William Julius Mickle Fellow, University of London, 1955
David Anderson Berry Prize, Royal Society of Edinburgh (jointly, with W.M. Court Brown), 1958.
Bisset Hawkins Medal, Royal College of Physicians, 1962.
United Nations Award for Cancer Research, 1962.
Gairdner Award, Toronto, 1970.
Buchanan Medal of the Royal Society, 1972.
Nuffield Medal, Royal Society of Medicine, 1973.
Presidential Award, New York Academy of Sciences, 1974.
Prix Griffuel, Paris, 1975.
John Snow Award, Epidemiology Section, American Public Health Association, 1976.
Gold Medal, Royal Institute of Public Health, 1977.
Charles S.Mott Prize for Cancer Research, New York, 1979.
Gold Medal, British Medical Association, 1983.
Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen Prize, Accademia dei Lincei, Rome, 1984.
Johann-Georg-Zimmermann Preise, Hannover, 1985.
Counders’ Award, Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology, 1986.
Royal Medal, The Royal Society, 1986.
Alton Ochsner Award (jointly), 1988.
Helmut Horten Foundation Award (jointly), 1991
Member, World Health Organization Commission on Health and Environment, 1990.
UK Coordinating Committee on Cancer Research, Radiation and Cancer Subcommittee, 1988.
Chairman, Medical Research Council’s Cancer Coordinating Committee, 1973-77.
Adverse Reactions Sub-Committee of the Committee on Safety of Medicines, 1970-77.
Management Committee, Institute of Cancer Research, 1978-87.
Medical Research Council’s Committee on Epidemiology of AIDS, 1985-88.
Some time member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.
Commission on Energy and the Environment.
Council of the Royal Society.
Medical Research Council.
Council of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
Advisory Committee on Medical Research, World Health Organization.
Scientific Council of the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Council of the International Union against Cancer.