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Kenneth Ivan Melville

Kenneth Ivan Melville, Jamaican educator. Recipient for research in anesthesia International College Anesthesists, 1952. Member faculty McGill University, from 1930, professor, department chairman pharmacology, from 1953. Cons., Royal Victoria, Montreal, General, Montreal Children’s hospitals; Member Pharmacol. Society, Canada (president), American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

Background

  • Melville, Kenneth Ivan was born on July 5, 1902 in Jamaica, British West Indies California California. Son of Nathan Josiah and Rose (Smith) Melville.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1926, Doctor of Medicine C.M., 1926, Master of Science, 1931.

    Career

    • Member faculty McGill University, from 1930, professor, department chairman pharmacology, from 1953. Cons., Royal Victoria, Montreal, General, Montreal Children’s hospitals.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Pharmacology in Medicine, 1965. Also author numerous articles. Research on action of drugs on coronary circulation, drugs affecting blood pressure and heart function.

    Membership

    Member faculty McGill University, from 1930, professor, department chairman pharmacology, from 1953. Cons., Royal Victoria, Montreal, General, Montreal Children’s hospitals. Member Pharmacol. Society, Canada (president), American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

    Connections

    • Married Gladys Vivian Brother, April. Children: Enid Lorraine (Mistress Virgil Wright), David Louis.
    • father: Nathan Josiah Melville
    • mother: Rose (Smith) Melville
    • spouse: Gladys Vivian Brother
    • children: Enid Lorraine Melville (Mistress Virgil Wright)
    • David Louis Melville
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    Died January 29, 1975
    (aged 72)
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