Helen Rarity McCREANOR

MB ChB (NZ) 1947 with distinction in Medicine and in Surgery, MD (Otago) 1972, MRACP 1973, FRACP 1977

Born Greymouth 6 Dec 1923                               Died Wellington 23 Feb 1979

Helen McCreanor

Educated at Wanganui Girls' College

Awarded the Travelling Scholarship in Medicine 1947, but did not use

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1948 - 1949

Married Jack McCreanor in 1949, raised 4 children, and did not return to medicine until 1966

Established the new Cytogenetics Unit, Pathology Department Wellington Hospital

Awarded the MD for "Studies in the Human Karyotype"

Three months study leave in 1974, to North America and Europe.


Obituary:  NZMJ 1979 89:402


photograph courtesy Jack McCreanor
Last updated 31 October 2016.