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Leslie Turnberg, Baron Turnberg

Physician from United Kingdom

Leslie Arnold Turnberg, Baron Turnberg, Kt, is British medical professional and an author of many publications and books related to the medical and health services fields. His experience extends to areas of research in these fields, and maintaining a clinical practice. He has published four books and some 150 articles on medical and scientific research. Turnberg holds honorary fellowships from sixteen different UK and overseas colleges and has held many different positions within the medical field, including Professor of Medicine at University of Manchester from 1973 to 1997, Dean of the Medical School from 1983 to 1986 and President of the Royal College of Physicians from 1992 to 1997. His other appointments included President of the Medical Protection Society from 1997 to 2007, Chairman of the Board of the Public Health Laboratory Service from 1997 to 2005, President of the Medical Council on Alcoholism from 2000 to 2005, Chair of the UK Forum for Genetics and Insurance from 1998 to 2002. His current appointments include scientific adviser to the Association of Medical Research Charities; trustee of the Wolfson Foundation, trustee of the Joseph Interfaith Foundation, Fellow and  ( Wikipedia article )

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United Kingdom
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Physician

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