Title: Retired Physician, Medical Association Administrator
Location: Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States
Ronald William Lamont-Havers, MD, Retired Physician and Medical Association Administrator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.
Dr. Lamont-Havers has led a prolific career in medicine, particularly in the field of arthritis and rheumatism research. In his most recent role, he was a senior advisor to the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University for six years, and a deputy director of the hospital’s Cutaenous Biology Research Center from 1990 to 1999. He was notably a U.S. coordinator with the U.S.-USSR Cooperative Program in Arthritis in the early ‘70s, as well as a delegate to the USSR-Arthritis Exchange Program. Dr. Lamont-Havers is well regarded for his leadership in the National Institutes of Health during those years, and later with Massachusetts General in a number of administrative roles. He is a Marquis Who’s Who Industry Expert and a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award, as well as an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Born in Norfolk, U.K. in 1920, Dr. Lamont-Havers attended the University of British Columbia and earned a MD from the University of Toronto. He interned with Vancouver General Hospital and served a residency in internal medicine with the Queen Mary Veterans Hospital in Montreal. Dr. Lamont-Havers joined Columbia University in 1951 as a fellow of the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, and made his way to the extramural programs of the National Institutes of Health in the late ‘60s. After serving as deputy director from 1974 to 1976, he transitioned to Massachusetts General, where he worked primarily in research. He has supported numerous medical societies, and is a former president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, as well as a former director and governing member.
Dr. Lamont-Havers has been featured on the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World. He has received a 1975 Special Citation and a 1973 Superior Service Award from the Secretary of the Department of Health. Among numerous illustrious societies, Dr. Lamont-Havers is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Canada, and belongs to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He is also the proud father of Wendy, Melinda, and Ian.
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