Peter Vanezis

Biography of Peter Vanezis

Peter Vanezis (1947- ) was Regius Professor of Forensic Medicine at the University from 1993 to 2006.

A graduate of the Universities of Bristol (MB, ChB and MD) and London (PhD), Vanezis was a junior lecturer, Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine at the London Hospital Medical College from 1974 to 1990. He was Reader and Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology at the Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, and Honorary Consultant to the Riverside AHA, from 1990 until his appointment to the Regius Chair at Glasgow.

Vanezis was Director of the Human Identification Centre in Glasgow, 1994 to 2003, and Director General of the Centre for International Forensic Assistance, 2001 to 2003. He was awarded an OBE in 2001. In 2006 he left the University on his appointment as Director of the Cameron Centre for Forensic Medical Sciences at Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London.


Peter Vanezis
Forensic Scientist

Born 1947.
University Link: Professor
Occupation categories: forensic scientists
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Record last updated: 19th Aug 2008

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