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Photograph of Robert Barclay Ness


Photograph of Robert Barclay Ness.

Robert Barclay Ness graduated from the University of Glasgow MB, CM in 1887. After working for some time in private practice, he became Dispensary Physician to the Glasgow Western Infirmary in 1895. In 1910 he became Visiting Physician to the Western Infirmary and was made Honorary Consulting Physician to the Infirmary upon his retirement in 1928. He also worked as Visiting Physician to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

In 1893 he was appointed Professor of Materia Medica at Anderson College and in 1905 he became Professor of the Practice of Medicine.

Ness was president of the College from 1931 to 1933.


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Photograph of Robert Barclay Ness


Photograph of Robert Barclay Ness



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