Tilli Tansey

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Professor
Tilli Tansey
OBE, FMedSci, HonFRCP
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Tansey at the Royal Society on 19 October 2012
Other names Elizabeth M.
Education University of Sheffield
Occupation Professor of the History of Modern Medical Sciences
Employer Queen Mary, University of London
Known for History of modern medical sciences

Professor Elizabeth M. Tansey OBE, FMedSci, HonFRCP, known as Tilli, is a medical historian and former neurochemist. She is Professor of the History of Modern Medical Sciences at Queen Mary, University of London.[1][2]

From 2012-2017, she was head of the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, on a five-year research project funded by the Wellcome Trust titled The Makers of Modern Biomedicine: Testimonies and Legacy, to record oral testimonies from those who have contributed significantly to modern medical sciences.[3][4]

Tansey is an Honorary Member of the Physiological Society,[5] for whom she gave the 2015 Paton Lecture.[6] In 2017 she was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine,[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professor Tilli Tansey, DSc, FMedSci, HonFRCP". School of History, Queen Mary, University of London. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Professor Tilli Tansey FMedSci". Directory of Fellows. The Academy of Medical Sciences. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group". Queen Mary, University of London. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Project to reveal hidden pioneers of modern medicine". Queen Mary, University of London. 26 January 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Current Honorary Members". Physiological Society. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Lectures and Prizes" (PDF). The Physiological Society. 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Honorary Fellowship Ceremony and inauguration of new President". Royal Society of Medicine. 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.