John William Scott Macfie
|John William Scott Macfie|
|Born||16 September 1879
|Died||11 October 1948
St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex
|Fields||Zoology / Medicine|
Radcliffe Infirmary and County Hospital, Oxford
|Alma mater||Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|
|Known for||Researches on tropical diseases, especially on Malaria and Trypanosomiasis
Contributions to entomology, particularly descriptive reports of new species, on Ceratopogonidae (biting midges), mosquitoes and tse-tse fly
|Notable awards||Mary Kingsley Medal|
John William Scott Macfie M.A. (Cantab.), M.B.,Ch.B.(Edin.), D.T.M., D.Sc. (Edin.) (16 September 1879 – 11 October 1948) was a British entomologist, parasitologist and protozoologist, born in Eastham, Cheshire, England. He died in Hastings, Sussex, England.
Macfie was educated at Oundle School and Caius College, Cambridge. He was director of the Medical Research Institute in Accra between 1914 and 1923, having undertaken the same responsibilities in an acting capacity at Lagos in 1913.