Norman Purves Walker (1862-1942)Norman Purves Walker (1862-1942)

Walker qualified in Edinburgh and trained in Vienna, Prague and Hamburg prior to returning to the city. His popular "Introduction to Dermatology" was first published in 1899, and ran to 13 editions over 30 years. He served on and became president of the General Medical Council, and advised the India Office regarding medical education, for which he was knighted.