Open main menu

Stacey B. Day (born 31 December 1927, London) is a British educator and physician.[1] He was educated at the Davenant Foundation Grammar School and was evacuated to Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, during World War II.[2]

Following military service in the British Army (R.A.E.C.), he graduated in medicine and surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Dublin), 1955.[3] He absolved a PhD in Experimental Surgery at McGill University (1964) and D.Sc in Surgery at the University of Cincinnati (1971).

He was a medical educator in a range of scholarly activity devoted to Medicine and Surgical Research, Biopsychosocial, Social, and Public Health; and to Verse, Essays, Literature, Publishing, and Scholarly Translations into English of diverse writings including the Japanese Wisdom of Hagakure (ISBN 4-87378-389-5) and the Kromeriz Lectures (Problem Maleho Naroda) of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Founding President of Czechoslovakia. From 1956 to 1960, under Professor Owen H. Wangensteen, at the University of Minnesota, he pursued research methods for the Surgical Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease.

Day returned to the University of Minnesota in 1972 to set up the "Bell Museum of Pathology" at UM's School of Medicine.[4] He accompanied Dr Robert A. Good to the Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research in New York City, after Dr Good was named President, to co-ordinate communications. Dr Day introduced the Division of Health Communications/Medical Education at the Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research.[5] Dr Day was professor and head of the Laboratory of Education/Communications, 1973–80, and Professor in the Post-Graduate Division, Cornell University Medical College.



  • He designed and proposed Cancer CIDACS and Consensus Organization in Health Care Systems Management, Biosciences Communications, Health Communications, Integrated Systems for Education for Health.[6]
  • Founded "Department of Biopsychosocial and Community Health" at the University of Calabar, Nigeria, 1983–85, interacting with the W.H.O./H.Q. and US-AID.
  • Professor and chairman, College of Medicine & Member of University Senate, University of Calabar (Nigeria). Day initiated Education-For-Health programs on the Nigerian Television Authority (TVA) and on radio, producing such public health TV films as Akampka – Primary Health Care, Oncocerciasis in Cross River State, Guinea Worm at Nkpani, and Leprosy in Etinan.[7][8]
  • "Plan For Renewal" for Meharry Medical College, Nashville, collaborated with the W.H.O. (Geneva), to develop a WHO Collaborating Centre in 1987
  • Dr Day was honoured by President Ronald Reagan on 2 January 1987
Fulbright professor, Charles University, Prague
Visiting Professor, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Post Graduate Medical School, Prague
Permanent Visiting Professor of Medical Education, Oita Medical University, Japan


  • Commendation from the King of Calabar (1984)
  • Key to the City of Nashville, Tennessee, USA (1987)
  • Tennessee Ambassador of Good Will (1987–97)
  • Citation in Congressional Record, Proceedings of 100th Congress, First Session, Washington D.C., Tuesday, 6 January 1987, Vol 133, by Hon. William Hill Boner (TN)in the House of Representatives.
  • Festschrift Letters, Library of Congress, "As They See You". WHO Collaborating Center, Nashville, Tennessee (December 1987), including letters to Day from USPresidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, Governor Ned McWhorter (TN), Hon. Minister of Education of Nigeria, Dr Jibril Aminu and others
  • First Foreign Honorary Member, Hagakure Society, Saga, Japan (1992)


  1. ^ Biodata
  2. ^ A.A.Zimmerman, The Davenant Foundation Grammar School: The War Years 1939–1945, (ISBN 0-934314-49-7)
  3. ^ American Men and Women of Science
  4. ^ University of Minnesota Medical School, 1972, Bulletin of the Bell Museum of Pathobiology
  5. ^ Sloan Kettering Memorial Institute of Cancer Research, 1973 annual report (ISBN 0-88485-000-5)
  6. ^ Communication of Scientific Information at a Cancer Research Institute, FED PROC, June 1974:33(6), pp. 1699–1701; PMID 4827518
  7. ^ Roll, University of Calabar, Members of Senate, 1983/84 Session, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
  8. ^ Sunday Chronicle,(No 416, pp. 8–9), Newspaper, Calabar, Sunday 31 October 1982 and Chronicle newspaper, Calabar, in seriatim. Access through Archives Meharry Medical College Library.

External linksEdit

  • [1]
  • [2]
  • Myslenky o zivote, Frantisku Bilkovi a psychospiritualni ceste – Rozhovor se Stacey B. Dayem [3]
  • [4] CiNii - The Great East Japan Earthquake (Sugita Mineyasu; Stacey B.Day)