Elected: 1975
Discipline: Clinical Sciences
Dr James Ian Summers Robertson FRSE

Former Consultant Physician, MRC Blood Pressure Unit, Western Infirmary Glasgow.

Dr James Ian Summers Robertson, former Honorary Consultant Physician in the Medical Research Council Blood Pressure Unit at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow and Senior Consultant in Cardiovascular Medicine at Janssen Research Foundation in Belgium, died peacefully on Friday 22nd March 2019, aged 91 years.
Born on 5th March 1928 in Welbeck, Nottinghamshire and educated at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and then St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, Ian graduated Bachelor of Science with 1st Class Honours in Human and Comparative Anatomy in 1949 and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours, and Distinctions in Medicine and Pathology, in 1952. At St Mary’s he also found time to be captain of both cricket and soccer. He was admitted as a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1954, and was subsequently elected as a Fellow. Read more about Ian Robertson