Robert Boyd (paediatrician)

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Robert Boyd

Robert David Hugh Boyd

(1938-05-14) 14 May 1938 (age 82)
Parent(s)James Dixon Boyd

Sir Robert David Hugh Boyd FRCP, FFPH, FRCPCH, FMedSci (born 14 May 1938) is a British paediatrician and head of research and Development for Greater Manchester NHS.[1] From 1989 to 1993 he was Dean of the Medical School and Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Manchester.[1] From 1993 to 1996 he was Chair of the Manchester Health authority. He was Principal of St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, 1996–2003, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of London from 2000 to 2003.[1] He was made a Knight Bachelor in 2004.[2] He is the son of James Dixon Boyd.


  • Placental Transfer-Methods and Interpretations (co-ed., 1981),
  • Perinatal Medicine (co-ed., 1983),
  • Paediatric Problems in General Practice (jtly, 1989, 3rd ed. 1997),
  • Placenta (ed., 1989-95)


  1. ^ a b c "Advisory Board". Dermal Technology Laboratory Ltd. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Queen honours locals in her New Year list". Macclesfield Express. Retrieved 28 February 2011.