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Graeme Ross DUNCAN

MB ChB (NZ) 1953, MRCOG 1958, FRCS (Eng) 1960, FRACS 1961, FRCOG 1976, FRNZCOG 1982

Born Wellington 26 Oct 1930                                  Died Tauranga 14 Dec 2001

Graeme Duncan

Educated at Scots College, Wellington, Otago University

Batchelor Memorial Medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 5th year studies

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1954 - 1955

Awarded the NZ Travelling Scholarship in O&G, travelling to Melbourne

RMO, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne 1956

Registrar, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne 1957

Then travelled to London. Awarded the Hallet prize for top marks in the Primary FRCS examinations

RSO (general surgery), Mile End Hospital, London 1958

RMO (O&G), West Middlesex Hospital, London 1959

Established O&G practice in Wellington in 1960

Tutor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Wellington Hospital 1961

Visiting Obstetrician, St Helens Hospital, Wellington 1962 - 1980 (he was Superintendent at the time of the closure of St Helens in 1980)

Visiting Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Wellington Hospital 1964 - 1995

One of the first in NZ to promote colposcopy, and he was the 'founding father' of the NZ Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.

photograph courtesy Brian Corkill
Last updated 30 October 2016.