In memoriam: John R. Mallard (1927–2021)

David John Lurie* (Corresponding Author), Peter Frederick Sharp

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John Mallard (Fig. 1) passed away on 25th February 2021. He made many important contributions to medical physics, particularly in imaging, and put together the team at the University of Aberdeen which built a whole-body MRI scanner in the late 1970s and used it for the world’s first clinical diagnostic body scan in August 1980 [1].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-325
Number of pages3
JournalMagnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine
Early online date20 May 2021
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021


  • Obituary
  • In Memorian
  • MRI


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