Professor Peter Sandercock and the late Professor John Starr are among the 2019 top 10 Inspiring Physicians of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Professor Peter Sandercock and the late Professor John Starr are among the 2019 top 10 Inspiring Physicians of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

Monday, 20 May, 2019

Professor Peter Sandercock, Emeritus Professor of Medical Neurology, is a well-known clinician and researcher in the field of stroke who has significantly contributed to the dissemination of evidence-based stroke practice. He has devoted his career to mentoring and training young stroke physicians and academics, and supporting investigator-led clinical trials.

Professor John Starr, Honorary Professor of Health and Ageing, sadly passed away on 8 December 2018. He conducted especially innovative work on the environmental epidemiology of dementias, and his academic interests included improving the understanding of cognitive ageing, dementia, and intellectual disability. His unique style impacted everyone who had the pleasure of working with him.