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cardiologist

Peter Charles Harris, British cardiologist. Fellow Royal College Physicians, American College Cardiology (honorary); member Istituto Veneto, International Society for Heart Research (past president).

Background

Harris, Peter Charles was born on May 26, 1923 in London. Son of David Jonathan Valentine and Nellie Dean (Blakemore) Harris.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, London University, 1946. Doctor of Medicine, London University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1955.

Career

Nuffield fellow Columbia University, New York City, 1955-1957. Lecturer, senior lecturer, reader University Birmingham (England), 1957-1966. Simon Marks professor cardiology University London, 1966-1988.

Physician National Heart Hospital, London, 1966-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with D. Heath): The Human Pulmonary Circulation, 3rd edition, 1987. Editor Cardioscience Canal Press, 1988-1996.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Physicians, American College Cardiology (honorary). Member Istituto Veneto, International Society for Heart Research (past president).

Connections

Married Felicity Hartridge, 1951 (divorced 1981). Children: Sophie Caroline, Elizabeth Mary. Married Frances Monkarsh, 1989.

father:
David Jonathan Valentine Harris

mother:
Nellie Dean (Blakemore) Harris

spouses:
Felicity Hartridge

Frances Monkarsh

children:
Sophie Caroline Harris

Elizabeth Mary Harris