OBITUARY: Death of expert chest doctor

Dr Roger C Lowry, chest physician

Dr Roger C Lowry, chest physician

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Roger Lowry was one of the leading chest physicians in Northern Ireland.

Prior to his appointment, respiratory medicine consisted mainly of taking care of patients with tuberculosis.

He was born in Belfast and had early memories of the war years in the 1940s. He recalled that it was raining outside when he heard war announced on the radio while at home in east Belfast in 1939.


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