Our Famous Scholars

The Great and the Good . .


William Cullen (1710 - 1790) Physician and chemist.

William Hunter (1718 - 1783) Anatomist and obstetrician.

Tobias George Smollett (1721-1771) Novelist and physician.

Joseph Black(1728-1799) Chemist and physician.

Joseph Lister (1827-1912) Surgeon.

Murdoch Cameron (1845-1930) Obstetrician.

Sir William Macewen (1848-1924) Surgeon.

John Glaister Snr (1856-1932) Forensic Scientist.

John Glaister Jnr (1892-1971) Forensic Scientist.

Marion Gilchrist (1864-1952) Ophthalmologist.

Marbai Ardesir Vakil (1868- c.1948) Physician.

Dame Anne Louise McIllroy (1878-1968) Gynaecologist and obstetrician.

John Boyd Orr (1880-1971) Nutritionist.

Osborne Henry Mavor (1888-1951) Dramatist, GP and Professor of Medicine at Anderson’s College.

AJ Cronin (1896-1981) Novelist and GP. 

Ian Donald (1910-1987) Obstetrician.

RD Laing (1927-1989) Psychiatrist.