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Clifford Wilson

Born 1906
Died 1997

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English physician, 1906-1997.

Biography of Clifford Wilson

Clifford Wilson met Paul Herbert Kimmelstiel when he was visitng professor at Harvard. He later became professor of medicine at the London hospital. He was president of the Renal Association 1962–1965 and dean of the faculty of medicine during the years of 1968 to 1971.

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