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David Hugh Aird Boyd

educator , physician

David Hugh Aird Boyd, British physician, educator. Served to captain Royal Army Medical Corps, 1950-1952.; Fellow Royal College Physicians (Edinburgh) (secretary 1975-1979).; Member Church of Scotland.

Background

Boyd, David Hugh Aird was born on January 8, 1927 in Larbert, Scotland. Son of David and Lilias Crawford (Aird) Boyd.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1949, Doctor of Medicine 1963.

Career

Registrar department respiratory diseases Northern General Hospital, Edinburgh, 1956-1958. Senior registrar Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, 1958-1960. Lecturer department materia medica University Glasgow, Scotland, 1960-1963.

Consultant physician Highland Health Board, Scotland, 1963-1970, Leith Hospital and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, since 1970. Lecturer University Basram, Iraq, 1975. Examiner University Tripoli, Libya, 1981.

Honorary senior lecturer department medicine University Edinburgh.

Membership

Served to captain Royal Army Medical Corps, 1950-1952. Fellow Royal College Physicians (Edinburgh) (secretary 1975-1979). Member Church of Scotland.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hill walking; ornithology.

Connections

Married Betty Meldrum Mutch, August 30, 1952. Children– Colin David, Rona Kathryn Aird.

father:
David Boyd

mother:
Lilias Crawford (Aird) Boyd

spouse:
Betty Meldrum Mutch

children:
Colin David Boyd

Rona Kathryn Aird Boyd