Thorsten Villiers STANLEY
MB ChB (Edin) 1973, DCH RCPS Glas) 1975, DObst (RCOG) 1975, MRCP 1977, FRCP
Dr Thorsten Stanley completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and his paediatric specialty training in Yorkhill and Royal Maternity hospitals, Glasgow with a special interest in immunology before coming to NZ initially as a lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in 1980.
Dr Stanley has clinical and after-hours responsibilities within both general paediatrics and neonatology and his clinics specialise in allergic disease and epilepsy/neurology.
Dr Stanley's research interests have included paediatric infectious disease, neonatology, neurology and neonatal seizures but increasingly over the past decade have tended to focus on paediatric allergy and asthma.
Dr Stanley has been acting Head of the Academic Department from 1995-1997, 2007-2010, and March –July 2011.
photograph courtesy Wellington School of Medicine