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Lindsay Franklin HAAS

BMedSc (Otago) 1963, MB ChB (Otago) 1965, MRACP 1969, FRACP 1974

Born Pahiatua 3 May 1941                             Died Wellington 2 Jul 2011

Lindsay Haas

Educated at Nelson College

HS/HP Wellington Hospital 1966-1967

Registrar in Paediatrics and General Medicine, Wellington Hospital 1968

Registrar in Cardiology and Neurology, Wellington Hospital 1969

Neurology Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1970

Honorary Assistant HP, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London 1971, comprising the dual roles of Honorary Clinical Assistant in Dr R W Russell and Dr W I McDonald's Neurological Clinic at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and Academic Registrar, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases at Queen Square.

Locum Registrar, National Hospital, Queen Square and Maida Vale 1971

Neurology and Psychiatry Registrar, St Thomas Hospital, London, 1971- Jan 1972

Neurology Registrar, National Hospital, Queen Square and Maida Vale Feb 1972 - Feb 1974, including an attachment to the Department of Applied Electrophysiology.

Locum Senior Registrar in Paediatric Neurology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and Booth Hall Children's Hospital, Manchester 1974.

Fellow in Clinical Electrophysiology, McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 1974 (4 months)

Neurologist, Wellington Hospital Dec 1974-2011

Head of Neurology Department 1988-1997

Clinical Leader, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology 1997-2000

Clinical Leader, Neurology Department 2001-2009

Clinical Lecturer, Wellington Clinical School 1978-2009

Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Department of Neuroscience, Walton Hospital, Liverpool and Mersey Regional Health Authority, UK Oct-Dec 1987

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool Oct 1987-Jan 1988

Founded the nerve conduction, electromyography and evoked potential laboratory at Wellington Hospital. Introduced long term EEG monitoring, and also Botulinum toxin treatment for a variety of involuntary movement disorders

Chairman, Wellington Hospital Senior Medical Staff 1987-1989

Chairman, Wellington Hospital Combined Medical Staff (Wellington and Hutt Hospitals) 1989-1991

Secretary, New Zealand Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1992-1998

President, New Zealand Neurological Association 1993-1995

Author of many scientific papers, including the unique Neurological Stamps series, comprising 146 papers published over 15 years in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

photograph courtesy Lindsay Haas
Last updated 29 October 2016.