John Manley Carter MNZM (2011)
BMedSc Univ of Otago 1973, MB ChB Univ of Otago 1975, FRACP 1983, FRCPA 1985
b. St Louis, Missouri 9 September, 1950 d. Wellington 2 June, 2021
Educated at Scots College, Wellington
House Surgeon Wellington Hospital 1976 - 1977
Medical Registrar Wellington Hospital 1978 -
Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA. It was there that he was exposed to the new and developing discipline of bone marrow transplantation.
On his return to Wellington Hospital he set up the blood and marrow transplant unit and the regional haemophilia centre. He was involved in the setting up of the New Zealand Blood Service and the NZ Bone Marrow Transplant Registry.
He was appointed Clinical Leader, Haematology at Wellington Hospital in the mid-1990s, a position he held until 2018.
He was an outstanding teacher and was regularly awarded the best lecturer award at the Wellington Clinical School. He was an active researcher, based in the Malaghan Institute, of which he was deputy chair.