Peter Dunn (paediatrician)

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Peter Dunn

Professor Peter Dunn.jpg
Born23 June 1929
Died2 February 2021
Known forFounding the British Association of Perinatal Medicine
AwardsJames Spence Medal 2002
Scientific career
FieldsNeonatology, Perinatal Medicine
WebsiteBristol Clinical Science People

Peter MacNaughton Dunn, FRCP, FRCOG, FRCPCH (23 June 1929 – 2 February 2021) was an English paediatrician. Dunn was known for introducing into the UK the Gregory box in 1971, that gave Continuous positive airway pressure in the treatment of infant respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn.

Dunn was also notable for being known for founding the charity association British Association of Perinatal Medicine.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dunn, Peter M. (2 March 1976). "Founding the British Association of Perinatal Medicine in Bristol in 1976" (PDF). West of England Medical Journal. Article 2: British Medico-Churirgical Society. 116 (1). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 November 2018. Retrieved 11 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. Dunn, P M (1 March 2003). "The British Association of Perinatal Medicine: the first 25 years (1976-2000)". Archives of Disease in Childhood. 88 (3): 181–184. doi:10.1136/adc.88.3.181. PMC 1719478. PMID 12598371.