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Helen Dingwall, David Hamilton, Iain MacIntyre, Morrice McCrae and David Wright

Helen Dingwall, David Hamilton, Iain MacIntyre, Morrice McCrae and David Wright

Helen Dingwall was a Senior Lecturer in History and Politics at the University of Stirling, retiring in 2005. She has written many articles and books, including Physicians, Surgeons and Apothecaries: Medicine in Seventeenth Century Edinburgh. David Hamilton, until he retired in 2005, was a transplant surgeon in Glasgow. He now teaches medical history in St Andrews University. Among his many books is The Healers: A History of Medicine in Scotland. Iain Macintyre retired as a surgeon in Edinburgh in 2004. A past Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, he has published many articles and is co-editor of the book Surgeons’ Lives. Morrice McCrae was a consultant physician in Glasgow and Edinburgh. His publications include Simpson: The Turbulent Life of a Medical Pioneer. He is currently College Historian of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. David Wright was a consultant anaesthetist in Edinburgh. He has been President of the Scottish Society of the History of Medicine and of the British Society for the History of Medicine, and was the English Language Editor of Vesalius, the Journal of the International Society of the History of Medicine. He is an Apothecaries’ Lecturer in the History of Medicine at Edinburgh University.