Reference numberEC/1928/07
Previous numbersCert XIV, 46; A02922
TitleGreenwood, Major: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse. Citation is extract cut from Printed List of candidates and pasted onto certificate
CitationEngaged in medical research. Has applied the statistical method to the elucidation of many problems of physiology, pathology, hygiene and epidemiology. Is the author, or joint author, of more than sixty papers dealing with these applications, including important contributions to the experimental study of epidemiology (Journ Hyg, 24, 1925, Greenwood and Topley; ibid, 25, 1926, Greenwood, Newbold, Topley and Wilson). Has done much to encourage and develop the use of modern statistical methods by medical laboratory investigators, and, as Chairman of the Medical Research Council's Statistical Committee, to secure the adequate planning and execution of field investigations.
ProposersG Udny Yule; Leonard Hill; C J Martin; S R Douglas; Arthur Harden; Joseph A Arkwright; J C G Ledingham; Almroth E Wright; William Bulloch; Charles S Myers, C S Sherrington
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Greenwood, Major: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA703Greenwood; Major (1880 - 1949); epidemiologist and medical statistician1880 - 1949
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