1970
  • 1971

    Dr Charles Edward Gordon Smith becomes Dean

  • 1971

    Cleaning of the Keppel Street building

  • 1972

    First case of lassa fever in Britain is diagnosed in the Department of Clinical Medicine

  • 1977

    Ministry of Overseas Development finances the creation of a Nutrition Policy Unit at the School

  • 1979

    Karonga Prevention Study begins

  • 1979

    WHO announces the eradication of smallpox