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Ivan MacDonald ALLEN

MB ChB (NZ) 1919, MD (NZ) 1921, MRCP (Lond) 1927, FRACP 1938, FRCP (Lond) 1952

Born Auckland 10 Nov 1895                         Died Wellington 31 Jul 1962

I M Allen

Educated at Auckland Grammar School, Auckland and Otago Universities

HS / HP, Dunedin Hospital 1919 - 1920

Clinical Assistant, Pathology Department, Dunedin Hospital 1921

GP in Rangiora 1922 - 1927

Postgraduate studies in London 1927 - 1931

HP, West End Hospital for Nervous Diseases

Registrar, Outpatients, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square

Returned home in 1932, to become New Zealand's first consultant neurologist. As such, his opinion was sought from many centres and he travelled widely.

Honorary visiting Assistant Physician, Wellington Hospital 1932 - 1936

Honorary visiting Senior Physician, Wellington Hospital 1936 - 1937

photograph courtesy J O Mercer collection

Honorary visiting Neurologist, Wellington Hospital 1937 - 1940

Visiting Neurologist, Wellington Hospital 1940 - 1946, and from 1/10/1951 - 1956

Consulting Neurologist, Wellington Hospital 1956 - 1962

Known to his friends and colleagues as 'Dusty'

 

 

Obituary: NZMJ 1963 62:244

Last updated 25 October 2016.