Born 1936, England.
Sir Michael Bond was Professor of Psychological Medicine at the University from 1973 to 1998. He was Vice-Principal from 1986 to 1997 and Administrative Dean in the Faculty of Medicine, 1991 to 1997. He was made a Doctor of the University in 2001.
Bond studied at the University of Sheffield, graduating MB, ChB in 1961. He spent two years undertaking research there before he was awarded an MD with commendation in 1964 and joined the Department of Psychiatry. He was awarded a PhD in 1971.
In 1967, Bond came to Glasgow join the staff of the Institute of Neurological Sciences. He became a lecturer in Neurosurgery in 1971 and in 1973 was appointed to the University's Chair of Psychological Medicine as successor to T Ferguson Rodger.
Bond is an authority on the psychological aspects of pain and on the social and psychological consequences of severe brain injury. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1969,
Foundation Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1981, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1992, a Fellow of Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1998, and a
Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists (Honorary) 1999. He was knighted in 1995 for his services to medicine.
As well as becoming a Doctor of the University in 2001 he also received an honorary DSc from Leicester University in 1996. He served as President of the following medical societies: British Pain Society from 1999-2001, International Association for the Study of Pain from 2002-2005, and the British Pain Society (Interim) from 2009-2010.
Bond also became involved with a number of charitable organisations and served as Chairman of the Head Injuries Trust for Scotland from 1988-1999. He was a member of the Council of the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice from 1997-2002, and has been Vice President of St Andrews Ambulance Association since 2001.
University Link: Faculty Dean, Honorary Graduate, Professor, Vice-Principal
GU Degree: DUniv, 2001;
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Born 1 March 1926, London, England.
Died 24 January 2008.
William Bryan Jennett (1926-2008) was the first Professor of Neurosurgery at the University, from 1968 to 1991. He was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, 1981 to 1986.
A graduate of the University of Liverpool (MB, ChB 1949 and MD, 1960), Jennett held junior hospital posts and completed his National Service as a surgical specialist in the RAMC before continuing his training as a Neurosurgeon at Liverpool, Oxford and Cardiff. He was appointed Lecturer in Neurosurgery at the University of Manchester in 1957 and came to Glasgow as Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1963. In 1968, he was appointed to what was the first full-time chair of Neurosurgery in Scotland.
Jennett was considered the leading neurosurgeon of his generation, who coined the term "vegetative state" with Dr Fred Plum in 1972 and created the famous "Glasgow Coma Scale" with Graham Teasdale in 1974. His publications included the ground-breaking Epilepsy after Blunt Head Injury (1962), An Introduction to Neurosurgery (1964) (which has appeared in five editions), Management of Head Injuries (1981) and The Vegetative State: medical facts, ethical and legal dilemmas (2002). He was made a CBE in 1992.
University Link: Professor
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