Professor Henry FraserArchitecural Historian / Heritage Consultant
Chairman, Sentinel Committee, Barbados National Trust
Writer, TV Presenter, National Orator & Motivational Speaker
Professor Emertius, Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology.
Immediate Past Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences.
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.


Professor Henry Fraser, GCM, BSc (Physiology), MBBS, PhD (Pharmacology), FACP, FRCP, is a Bajan (Barbadian), born in the parish of St. John on June 25, 1944.  Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, with parallel careers in Architectural History and as writer, artist, public orator and TV presenter.

Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, and recently retired Dean of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies; Founding Director of the Chronic Disease Research Centre, and of the Hypertension Clinic, QEH; author and co-author of more than 100 peer reviewed medical and scientific publications on Medical Education, Drug treatment, Epilepsy, Hypertension,  Obesity, Stroke and many other subjects; Weekly Sunday Sun columnist for five years on "Health and the Environment". Current Sunday Advocate Column “Things that matter.”

Public Orator, Cave Hill Campus (1992 – 2010) and National Public Orator since 1998.

Architectural historian:  Author and / or co-author of some 8 books on architectural history and heritage, including recent third edition of Historic Houses of Barbados  and A - Z of Barbados Heritage; new book Barbados Chattel Houses, published in November 2011; Researcher, script writer and Presenter of CBC-TV films Treasures of Barbados, and other documentaries , including Health Promotion.
Chairman of Task Force for nomination of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison as a World Heritage Site

Past Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Advisory Council, President Emeritus, Barbados National Trust, Chairman, Sentinel Committee, BNT, and Vice Chairman of the National Chronic Non-Communicable Disease Commission (NCN-CDC), 208-2011.

Married to Dr. Maureen Skeete Fraser, Consultant Dermatologist; son Robert (Engineer) m. to Erika McAslan, with children Mimi and twins Ben and Luke.

Henry Fraser Historic Houses Of Barbados Book CoverHistoric Houses of Barbados
Written by Henry Fraser & Ronnie Huges.
Available at all book leading book stores in Barbados.

Henry Fraser Treasures Of Barbados Book CoverTreasures of Barbados
Written by Sir George Alleyne and edited by Henry Fraser.
Available at the UWI Bookshop the publishers.

Henry Fraser Chattle House Book CoverBarbados Chattel Houses
Written by Henry Fraser and Bob Kiss.
Available at all leading book stores.

Henry Fraser A-Z Barbados Book CoverA-Z of Barbados Heritage
Written by Sean Carrington, Henry Fraser, John Gilmore and Addington Forde.
Available at Days Bookstore Barbados and

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