John Bradley (doctor)

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John Edward "Jack" Bradley (21 October 1917 22 March 2004) was a Canadian doctor and member of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. [1]

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is a Canadian charitable organization, founded in 1994, that honours Canadians who have contributed to the understanding of disease and improving the health of people. It has a museum in London, Ontario, and has an annual induction ceremony.

Born in Sarnia, Ontario, [1] Bradley was educated at the University of Alberta [2] and served in the Medical Branch of the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He co-founded the Wainwright Medical Clinic, [1] working as a family physician for twenty years, [3] and chaired the Alberta Hospital Services Commission. Bradley was executive director of the Glenrose Provincial Hospital from 1964 to 1972. He also served as special adviser on medical research to Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed. [1] and served as chair emeritus for the board of governors for the University of Alberta. [2]

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He died at the Mount Royal Care Centre in Calgary at the age of 86. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Dr. John E. Bradley". Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
  2. 1 2 "deaths". Canadian Medical Association Journal. Canadian Medical Association. 171 (5). August 31, 2004.
  3. 1 2 "Bradley, Dr. John Edward". McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes.