Tonks, Robert

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Tonks, Robert

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  • Tonks, Bob
  • Tonks, Robert Stanley

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August 13, 1928 - April 17, 2012

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Robert Tonks served as Director of the College of Pharmacy from 1973-1977, and was Dean of the Faculty of Health Professions from 1977-1988. He was born on August 13, 1928 in Aberystwyth, Wales. He was active in the Naval Cadets, and served in the Royal Navy from 1946-48 in the Pacific fleet aboard HMS Gambia. Tonks completed a B.Pharm and a Ph.D., FRPS at University College, Cardiff, Wales. He collaborated with Aneurin Hughes on significant research involving platelets, aspirin and infarctoid cardiopathy. He continued doing research in the Division of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Dalhousie until 2003. Tonks died on April 17, 2012 in Ajax, Ontario.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health Professions. (1961-)

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health Professions. is the associate of Tonks, Robert

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1977-1988

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Robert Tonks was Dean of the Faculty of Health from 1977-1988

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health Professions. College of Pharmacy.

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1973-1977

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Robert Tonks served as Director of the College of Pharmacy from 1973-1977

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