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James Dermot MANNING

MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1940, MB BS (Lond) 1946, MD (Lond) 1951, DipBact (Lond) 1951, MRCPath 1966, FRCPath 1978

Born Georgetown, British Guyana 10 Sep 1917                  Died Wellington 30 Jun 1989

Derry Manning

Educated at Clongowes Wood College, Ireland. Medical education at St Bartholomew's Medical College and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

HS / HP, Dulwich Hospital, London 1940

Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR 1941 - 1945. Destroyer duties 1940-42. Haslar Naval Hospital and St Vincents Fleet Air Arm Hospital, Portsmouth 1942-1944. Final year in charge of laboratory on the hospital ship Ophir.

Pathology Registrar, Edgeware General Hospital 1946

Pathologist, Nigerian Medical Services - Lagos General Hospital, Kano General Hospital and at the Medical Research Institute, Yaba 1947 - 1952

Assistant Director (Microbiology), National Institute of Health, Wellington 1953 - 1956

Director, National Health Institute, Wellington 1956 - 1970

WHO Fellowship 1966, studying advances in laboratory organisation and methods

Leading authority on laboratory diagnosis of Toxoplasmosis

Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Wellington Hospital 1970 - 1982

Clinical Lecturer, Wellington School of Medicine 1978

Clinical Reader, Wellington School of Medicine 1982

photograph courtesy Grace Manning
Last updated 31 October 2016.