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Dorothy was always known as Nana at Medical School where she trained
at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine qualifying in 1959. A
larger than life character she was one of five women students of
African origin given the chance of studying medicine at the RFHSM - 50
years ago women studying Medicine was rare and overseas women had very
limited opportunities, almost all came to the RFHSM. Now this proud
heritage is part of University College London.
No competing interests
16 September 2009
Patricia A Last
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