About Dr Doug Jenkinson
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I am Dr Doug Jenkinson, a retired family doctor in England who has studied whooping cough in the general population for 40 years. I qualified at Liverpool Medical School in 1967 and worked in hospitals in England and Zambia until 1974 when I joined a General Medical Practice in Keyworth, Nottingham. I was a lecturer in General Practice at Nottingham Medical School 1979-94 and I was awarded a doctorate for my work on whooping cough by the University of Nottingham in 1996. I have researched and written extensively on this subject and others in medical journals and books. I worked in a UK General Medical Practice from 1974 to 2011. In this practice I personally studied over 700 cases of whooping cough, and my special expertise is in the clinical diagnosis of this condition which most doctors have difficulty diagnosing.
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My published work on whooping cough includes the following most relevant papers