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Josephine Barnes
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Born in Sheringham, Norfolk
Born on 18th of August 1912
Died on 28th of December 1999

Born 1912. Died 1999 - English obstetrician and gynaecologist.


She read physiology at Oxford before finishing her clinical training at University College Hospital, London (1937). She became deputy academic head of the Obstetric Unit of University College Hospital (1947-52) and surgeon to the Marie Curie Hospital (1947-67). She was the first woman president of the British Medical Association 1979-1980. She was created DBE in 1974.

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