Sidney Campbell Dyke
Biography of Sidney Campbell Dyke
Zoran Bojanic, Serbia, submitted this article:
Sidney Campbell Dyke emigrated to Canada and was educated there, taking a first-class honours degree in arts in 1909. After a short time in teaching and journalism he went to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and gained another first, this time in natural sciences. In 1914 he became a trooper in King Edward's Horse. Later he completed his medical studies and joined the R.A.M.C. At the end of the war he became assistant bacteriologist at Durham University and in 1920 started the clinical pathology unit at St. Thomas's Hospital. In 1924. he became M.D. and M.R.C.P. and moved to the Royal Hospital, Wolwerhampton, where he stayed until retirement.
Sidney Campbell Dyke was a leading figure in the field of clinical pathology and founder of the Association of Clinical Pathologist and European Society of Clinical Pathology.