RCPCH Presidents and James Spence Medallists

Birthday badge with book

A listing of the former Presidents of the RCPCH since its establishment in 1996 and winners of the James Spence Medal, our highest honour. Listed by surname.

As part of our 21 year anniversary, we celebrate the lives of members. This register provides biographical information and is an important resource for researchers of medical, health and social history and those with an interest in medical education.

We welcome contributions. If you have an update to an entry, or would like further information, please contact Kate Veale, Assistant Archivist, on kate.veale@rcpch.ac.uk.

Professor David Baum

1997

1999

Dr Barbara Ansell

1997

Professor Sir Albert Aynsley Green

2013

Professor Martin Barratt

2002

Dr Edward John Bowlby

1974

Sir Frank MacFarlance Burnet

1963

Dr Hilary Cass

2012

2015

Professor Sir Cyril Chantler

2005

Professor Sir Cyril Astley Clarke

1973

Professor Forrester Cockburn

1998

Professor Richard Cooke

1999

2000

Professor Robert Royston Amos Coombs

1967

Professor Anthony Costello

2011

Professor Kate Costeloe

2016

Professor Seymour Donald Mayneord Court

1978

Professor Sir Alan Craft

2003

2006

2008

Professor Kenneth William Cross

1979

Emeritus Professor John Allen Davis

1991

Dr Geoffrey Sharman Dawes

1969

Dr James W. Bruce Douglas

1984

Emeritus Professor Victor Dubowitz

2007

Professor David Dunger

2015

Emeritus Professor Peter M. Dunn

2001

Professor John Lewis Emery

1987

Professor John Oldroyd Forfar

1983

Dr Douglas Gairdner

1976

Dr Neil Simson Gordon

1985

Professor Anne Greenough

2017

Professor Sir David Hall

2000

2003

2004

Dr Patricia Hamilton

2006

2009

Professor David Harvey

1999

Emeritus Professor Sir Douglas Vernon Hubble

1970

Emeritus Professor Ieuan Hughes

2014

Professor Sir David Hull

1996

Professor Ronald Stanley Illingworth

1977

Dr Hugh Jackson

2000

Emeritus Professor Malcolm Levene

2010

Professor Dame June Lloyd

1993

Professor Alan Lucas

2006

Dr Dermod MacCarthy

1982

Dr Ronald Charles MacKeith

1972

Professor Robert Alexander McCance

1961

Emeritus Professor Neil McIntosh

2009

Sir Roy Meadow

1994

1997

1999

Dr Frederick John William Miller

1987

Professor Sir Alan Moncrieff

1960

Professor David Cornelius Morley

1989

Dr Wilfrid Walter Payne

1971

Professor Catherine S. Peckham

2003

Professor Lionel S. Penrose

1964

Emeritus Professor Edward Osmund Royle Reynolds

1994

Dr Mary Sheridan

1968

Dr Sheila Shribman

2012

Emeritus Professor Jo Sibert

2006

Professor Richard Worthington Smithells

1992

Emeritus Professor Lewis Spitz

2004

Professor Terence Stephenson

2009

2012

2016

Professor Leonard B. Strang

1990

Professor James Mourilyan Tanner

1980

Professor Sir John Peter Mills Tizard

1986

Emeritus Professor Richard H. R. White

1995

Dr Elsie Widdowson

1981

Professor Andrew Wilkinson

2011

Dr Cicely Williams

1965

Dr Donald W. Winnicott

1968

Professor Otto Herbert Wolff

1988