OTM Editor appointed Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George

June 14, 2022

OUP is proud to share the news that the former Senior Editor and continuing contributor to the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, Professor Sir David Warrell, has been appointed Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

This incredibly well-deserved high honour recognizes a career spanning 40 years dedicated to collaborative research in the MORU Tropical Health Network, and enormous contributions to Global Health research.

Over many years of collaboration, Professor Sir David has led and contributed to numerous OUP publications. For many years, he was the Senior Editor of OUP’s flagship Textbook, the Oxford Textbook of Medicine and has most recently contributed several key chapters to the most current sixth edition: Oxford Textbook of Medicine 6e. In addition, he co-authors the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine, and has contributed chapters to Travellers' Health: How to stay Healthy Abroad.

In celebration of his achievements, particularly of his landmark study bringing to light the enormity of deaths by snakebite venom in India, you can read his chapter on Injuries, envenoming, poisoning, and allergic reactions caused by animals, published in the Oxford Textbook of Medicine sixth edition, for free, here.