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Photograph of Robert M Buchanan


Photograph of Robert M Buchanan.

Robert MacNeil Buchanan graduated MB, CM from the University of Glasgow in 1888 and became a Fellow of the then Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1895. He was assistant to Joseph Coats, chair of Pathology at Glasgow, and ultimately went to Europe after he graduated to undertake further studies in pathology and bacteriology. He became the first Lecturer in Bacteriology at the University of Glasgow and First Assistant to the Professor of Pathology in 1892. He also held the position of Chair of Medical Jurispudence at Anderson's Medical College.

Buchanan was president of the College from 1925 to 1927.


c. 1925-1927


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Photograph of Robert M Buchanan


Photograph of Robert M Buchanan



“Photograph of Robert M Buchanan,” Heritage, accessed March 4, 2024,