David Murray Robertson
Born: 1931, Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: 15 October 2012, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
- MD, CM: Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario 1955
- Msc (Med): Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario 1960
- 1962 - 1992 Assistant Professor, Associate Professor then Professor of Pathology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
- 1979 - 1986 Professor and Head of Pathology, Queen's University
- 1992 Professor Emeritus of Pathology, Queen's University and very active in the Department
- Kingston General Hospital
- Toronto General Hospital
- Queen's University
- National Hospital, Queen Square, London, England
- Duke University Medical School, Durham, North Carolina
Selected Career Highlights
In 1962 established the Neuropathology technical, research, and residency training program at Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
President of the Canadian Association of Neuropathologists (1971-1973) and the Canadian Association of Pathologists (1974-1975).
Scientific Officer, Neurosciences, Medical Research Council of Canada from 1975 to 1983.
1975-1980 Chairman of the Examining Board, Neuropathology, RCPSC (Canada); and from 1982-1985 a Member of the Test Committee, Neuropathology, American Board of Pathology.
Received the Weil Award, Experimental Neuropathology, from the American Association of Neuropathology in 1976, and was a member of this Association's Professional Affairs Committee from 1985-1989.
From 1970 to 1994 he was a member of the Editorial Board of Laboratory Investigation; he was Associate Editor from 1972-1975.
Editor (with Richard Davis), Textbook of Neuropathology; 1985, 1991, 1997.
At Kingston General Hospital he was Chief Pathologist (1979-1986), Vice-President (Medical) (1986-1992), and Medical Director (1992-1995).
Enjoys woodworking, furniture design and swimming, boating and fishing with his children and grandchildren at their summer cottage.