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Photograph of John Glaister


Black and white photograph of John Glasiter.

Dr John Glaister graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1879 and immediately pursued a career in Forensic Medicine and Public Health. In 1881 he began working at the medical school of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary teaching Forensic Medicine. He then moved in 1888 to St Mungo's College where he became Professor of Forensic Medicine. He held this position until 1898, moving to the University of Glasgow to become the Chair of Forensic Medicine and Public Health.

Glaister was a Fellow of the College and was president from 1907 to 1909.


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Photograph of John Glaister


Photograph of John Glaister



“Photograph of John Glaister,” Heritage, accessed June 20, 2024,