In Corpus Hominis, Robert D. Cohen presents his memoirs, which describe his early life and medical career. Robert includes his family trees, looks at the origins of his forebears in Russia and Poland and considers how his family fared in World War 2. This memoir also describes his career in medicine, which included working as a Professor of Medicine at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, chairing the Council of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and being involved in its merger with the Cancer Research Campaign to form Cancer Research UK. Robert’s memoir also touches upon his life following his retirement in 1999.
Robert is the author of a series of books describing the history, science, medicine, artistic representation and cuisine of various body parts which includes; Skin and Bones, Man and the Liver, Splancreas And other Offal, A Muscle Odyssey, Nephrosapiens – A History of Man’s Thinking about the Kidney.
Corpus Hominis – Memoirs of an Academic Physician will appeal to physicians, surgeons, medical students and all general readers interested in genealogy and medicine.