Professor John Lennard Jones

Former President of BSG 1983 to 1984
Honorary Secretary 1965 to 1968
Sir Arthur Hurst Lecturer 1973

January 29th, 1927 to March 29th, 2019

Professor Lennard-Jones started his medical career at University College Hospital. He worked both in the NHS and under the Medical Research Council, before accepting a readership in gastroenterology at the London Hospital Medical College in 1974 and continued his part-time appointment as a consultant gastroenterologist at St. Mark’s Hospital from 1965 to 1992.

Professor Lennard-Jones was also the co-founder and Life President of the National Association forColitis and Crohn’s Disease and played a pivotal role in setting up Guts UK.

Our sincere condolences are with his family at this difficult time.

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