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William John GILLESPIE  OBE

BSc hons (Edin) 1961, MB ChB (Edin) 1964, FRCS (Edin) 1967, FRACS 1977, MS (Otago) 1981, FRCP (Edin) 1996

Born Stirling, Scotland 16 Jun 1940

Bill Gillespie

Educated at George Watson's Boys College, Edinburgh

HP, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, and HS, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 1964 - 1965

Assistant Lecturer in Pathology, University of Edinburgh 1965 - 1967

SHO in General Surgery, Eastern General Hospital, Edinburgh 1967 - 1968

Rotational training in Surgery, Edinburgh Teaching Hospitals 1968 - 1970

Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery, Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary Edinburgh 1970 - 1972

Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Edinburgh 1972 - 1973

Exchange Tutor Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland 1973 - 1974

P/T Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Edinburgh 1974 - 1977

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital for Children, Edinburgh 1974 - 1977

Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, Wellington Clinical School of Medicine 1977 - 1981

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christchurch School of Medicine 1981 - 1989

Head of Orthopaedic Services, North Canterbury Hospital Board 1981 - 1989

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Newcastle, and Director of Orthopaedic Services, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW 1989 - 1993

Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh NHS Trust and The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Trust 1993 - 1998

George Harrison Law Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the University of Edinburgh 1993 - 1998

Dean, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago 1998 - 2002

Dean, Hull York Medical School, 2002 - 2007. (a new UK medical school which took its first student intake in September, 2003)

photograph courtesy Bill Gillespie

 

Last updated 30 October 2016.