Canadian Medical Association

Victoria; University of Newcastle upon Tyne (England), 1952; physical medicine and rehabilitation. Died Feb. 12, 2020, aged 90. “He was a dedicated physician who loved his vocation and always went the ‘extra mile’ for his patients. His career spanned over 60 years and 2 continents. Highlights included being the team doctor for the 1966 World Cup-winning English football team, helping to establish the original protocols for doping in sport, and serving on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and Olympic medical committees. He was a founding board member of both the international and North American arthroscopy associations. He treated the English water ski team, Wimbledon tennis players, visiting international cricket teams and Ryder Cup golfers. He was involved with international boxing, the Royal Ballet and Pinewood film studios. He also worked with the Hamilton Tiger Cats and many other professional athletes, both in England and Canada. He was truly a pioneer in the world of sports medicine.”

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