Netar Mallick

Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work

Sir Netar Prakash Mallick Kt (born 3 August 1935) is professor emeritus of renal medicine at the University of Manchester.[1]

Mallick was born in Blackburn and educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School[2] and the Victoria University of Manchester, where he served as president of the students' union in 1958–1959.[3] He spent a year as a research fellow in surgery at Harvard University, then held resident appointments at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Withington Hospital Manchester. Mallick took charge of the department of renal medicine at Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1973.[4] He was appointed professor of renal medicine at the University of Manchester in 1994.[1]

Mallick was president of the British Renal Society from 1988 to 1990,[5] and of the Renal Association from 1998 until 1991.[3] He was awarded a knighthood in the 1998 Birthday Honours for his work on kidney treatment and kidney transplantation.[1] He served as High Sheriff of Greater Manchester in 2002–2003.[2][6] He was President of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society in 2016.[7]

Personal life

Mallick married in 1960 and has three daughters.[8]


  1. ^ a b c "GB 133 MMC/2b - Manchester Medical Collection: Biographical Files H-Q:Sir Netar Prakash Mallick, b 1935". Archives Hub. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "High Sheriff post for QEGS old boy". Lancashire Telegraph. 11 May 2002. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b Walls, J. (1999). "Professor Sir Netar P. Mallick". Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 14 (1): 236. doi:10.1093/ndt/14.1.236.
  4. ^ "Excellence: The Ethnicity Dimension - a seminar by Sir Netar Mallick". University of Bolton. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Presidents". British Renal Society. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  6. ^ "People: Netar Mallick". Debating Matters. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Organisation". Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Professor Sir Netar Mallick DL MB FRCP". Greater Manchester Lieutenancy. Retrieved 19 September 2016.

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Honorary titles Preceded byLady Joyce Montgomery High Sheriff of Greater Manchester2002–3 Succeeded bySue Hodgkiss Professional and academic associations Preceded byL. J. R. Postle President of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society1985–87 Succeeded byB. S. H. Rarity Preceded byK. M. Letherman President of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society2014–16 Succeeded byDiana M. Leitch