|Born||5 February 1948
|Education||Uppingham and King's College, Cambridge|
|Institutions||Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital|
Dixon was born in Cambridge, where he is now Emeritus Professor of Radiology at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Radiologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital. The son of a long-standing Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Kendal Dixon, and the grandson of Henry Horatio Dixon, he was educated at Uppingham and King's College, where he studied medicine, graduating in 1969 before undertaking clinical medical studies at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.
Dixon pursued general medicine in Nottingham, obtaining MRCP in 1974 (proceeding FRCP 1991), before specialising in radiology. After periods in paediatric radiology at Great Ormond Street Hospital and in computed tomography (CT) at St Bartholomew's Hospital, he became a lecturer at the University of Cambridge's Department of Radiology in 1979 and was elected as a Fellow of Peterhouse in 1986. In 1994 he became Professor of Radiology at the university, and remains Emeritus Professor and an Honorary Consultant Radiologist. He was appointed editor-in-chief of European Radiology in 2007, completing a 6 year term in 2013. In 2008 he was elected as Master of Peterhouse. In 2014 he was awarded the gold medal of the European Society of Radiology.
The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
|Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge