Morag Timbury

Biography of Morag Timbury

Morag Timbury
Morag Timbury

Morag Crichton Timbury, née McCulloch (1930-2018) was a graduate of the University who was titular Professor of Bacteriology and William Teacher Lecturer from 1978 to 1988. She was Head of the Department of Bacteriology at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Timbury graduated from the University MB ChB (1953), MD (1960) and PhD (1976). She was Maurice Bloch Research Fellow in Virology at the Regional Virus Laboratory at Ruchill Hospital from 1960 to 1963 and Lecturer in Bacteriology from 1963 to 1965, and then Senior Lecturer (until 1976) and Reader (from 1976 to 1978) in Virology.

In 1988, Timbury was appointed Director of the Central Public Health Laboratory of the Public Health Laboratory Service, and she held that position until 1995. She was married to Gerald Charles Timbury (d 1985), Professor and Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education at the University.


Morag Timbury
Bacteriologist and Virologist

Born 29 September 1930.
Died 2018.
University Link: Professor
GU Degrees: PhD, 1976; MD, 1960; MB ChB, 1953;
Occupation categories: bacteriologists; virologists
Record last updated: 21st Jun 2018

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