Obituaries

George Alexander Mogey

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7445.960-e (Published 15 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:960

Former secretary to the Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education in England and Wales (b Ballymoney, County Antrim, 1917; q Belfast 1940; MD), died from Parkinson's disease on 13 December 2003.


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George Mogey had a lifelong commitment to medical education. After graduation he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps in west Africa and India. In 1946 he became a research assistant in pharmacology at Wellcome, moving to Leeds in 1951 as a lecturer and then senior lecturer. He was seconded in 1962-3 to the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research to establish a drug research laboratory. Following five years as regional director of postgraduate medical education in Newcastle he was appointed secretary to the Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education in England and Wales in 1976. He leaves a wife, Audrey; three daughters; and five grandchildren.

[John L Duncan]

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