Michael R. TrimbleProfessor, Consultant | London, England
Professor Michael Trimble was for many years Professor of Behavioural Neurology and Consultant Physician to the Department of Psychological Medicine at the National Hospital Queen Square, London. He now holds emeritus status at the above institutions.
Professor Trimble was educated at Malvern College, Worcestershire and then studied medicine at Birmingham University. His first degree was, and lifelong interest has been in neuroanatomy. Following obtaining a First Class Honours degree in that subject, he proceeded to qualify in medicine with honours, also being awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Prize as university student of the year in 1970.
He studied general medicine, especially cardiology, obtaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians before going to the National Hospital Queen Square and then the Maudsley Hospital to advance his training in neurology and psychiatry. Following an internship in psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, he returned to the National Hospital to pursue a career in neuropsychiatry.