Adrian Dixon

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Adrian Dixon
Adrian Dixon in Cambridge 2011.jpg
Born 5 February 1948
Cambridge, UK
Education Uppingham and King's College, Cambridge
Medical career
Profession Academic
Institutions Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital
Specialism Radiology
Research Radiology

Adrian Kendal Dixon FRCR, FRCP, FRCS, FMedSci (born 1948) is the Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge.[1]

Early life[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

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.[1] In 2014 he was awarded the gold medal of the European Society of Radiology.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Professor Adrian Dixon". Peterhouse Website. 
  2. ^ "Gold Medallists ECR 2014". European Society of Radiology. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge
2008–Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent