10th September 2004
PROFESSOR PRAISED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE
A leading Professor of Therapeutics is to be praised at a ceremony held at Lincoln Cathedral next week.
Professor Peter Rubin will receive an honorary award
His career as a physician has been primarily in academic medicine and he has specialised in medical disorders in pregnancy, establishing an internationally recognised clinical research programme at the interface between internal medicine, pharmacology and obstetrics.
Since 1982 Professor
Rubin has worked as a consultant physician both in
He is Professor of Therapeutics at the
He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of
Physicians of London, past Chairman of the Council of Heads of Medical Schools
Admissions Group and President of the Association of Physicians of Great
As Chair of the General Medical Council’s Education Committee Professor Rubin has led a major shift in direction in undergraduate medical education, and is currently completing the most far-reaching review of pre-registration house officer training for half a century.
In this role he has also chaired the working
party that radically altered and modernised guidance on medical student health
and conduct and is now involved
in overseeing the development of four new medical schools in the
A spokesman for the university said, “We are delighted to honour Professor Rubin’s considerable achievements, and his attendance at our ceremony will be a great inspiration to graduating students at the university.”
Professor Rubin will receive his honorary award on Tuesday 14th September at 7:30pm.
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