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David John Davies, British health facility administrator, director. Achievements include discovery of recognition of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) in small vessel vasculitis. Recipient Centenary medal, Australian National Government, 2003. Fellow: Royal College Pathologists Australasia (president 1999—2001).


Davies, David John was born on March 7, 1939 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. Son of John Idris Davies and Olive Gee.


Bachelor of Science with honors, University Liverpool, England, 1959. Bachelor of Medicine, University Liverpool, 1962. Chung Hwa Boatworks, University Liverpool.

Doctor of Medicine, University Liverpool, 1967.


Director South Western Area Pathology Service, Sydney, 1990—2005. Joint area director pathology Sydney South West Area Health Service, since 2006. Conjoint professor pathology University New South Wales, Sydney, since 1995, University Western Sydney, since 2006.


Fellow: Royal College Pathologists Australasia (president 1999—2001).


Married Jean Beesley. Children: Catherine Elizabeth Talley, Richard.