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Photograph of David Knox


Photograph of David Knox.

David Knox graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1872. He worked as a resident at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, after which he worked as a Demonstrator of Anatomy with Allen Thomson at Glasgow University until Thomson's retirement in 1877. He lectured in anatomy at several of Glasgow's institutues including Haldane's Academy of Art (precursor to the Glasgow School of Art) and the Royal Veterinary College.
In 1875 he became Dispensary Surgeon of the Glasgow Western Infirmary and also worked as part of the surgical staff of the Glasgow Eye Infirmary. He then moved on to become Surgeon to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1892, becoming the first Professor or Surgery at St Mungo's College.

Knox was president of the College from 1909 to 1911.


c. 1909-1911


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Photograph of David Knox


Photograph of David Knox



“Photograph of David Knox,” Heritage, accessed June 16, 2024,