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Portrait of D. MacDonald

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Portrait of D. MacDonald, Vice President Dental 2001-04. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Born in Milngavie in 1942, Donald Gordon MacDonald attended the University of Glasgow, graduating BDS in 1964. He then embarked on a career in Oral Pathology as a university lecturer at the Glasgow Dental Hospital and School and in the University Department of General Pathology at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, also spending a year as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Illinois.
In 1971, he became the first dental graduate to obtain the MRCPath diploma by examination. Oral cancer was his main research interest and he completed his PhD Thesis in 1973. He also developed expertise in forensic dentistry and became honorary forensic odontologist to Strathclyde Police.
In 1991 he was appointed Professor of Oral Pathology at the University of Glasgow and served as President of the British Society of Oral Pathology (1988-91), Vice-president of the Association of Head and Neck Oncologists of Great Britain and President of the International Association of Oral Pathologists in 2004.

Date

c. 2004

Identifier

2017/28

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Portrait of D. MacDonald

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

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Citation

“Portrait of D. MacDonald,” Heritage, accessed November 27, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1329.