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James Michael WATT

MB ChB (NZ) 1937, MRACP 1948, MRCP (Lond) 1948, DCH (Lond) 1948, FRACP 1968, FRCP (Lond) 1969

Born Dunedin 5 Jul 1914                                         Died Auckland 17 Sep 1988

Jim Watt

Educated at Wellesley and Wellington Colleges

Member of the All Blacks in 1936

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1938 - 1939

WW2 service in the Middle East 1940 - 1944

General practice in Lower Hutt 1944 - 1948. During this time he attended the paediatric ward at Hutt Hospital with his senior GP colleagues.

Postgraduate training at the Hospital for Sick Children, London 1948

Visiting Paediatrician, Hutt Hospital 1949 - 1953

Senior Paediatrician, Hutt Hospital 1953 - 1963

Senior Paediatrician, Wellington Hospital 1963 - 1967

Foundation Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Otago Medical School 1967 - 1978

 

Obituary: NZMJ 1989 102:27   102:118

 

photograph courtesy NZMJ
Last updated 1 November 2016.