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Kerry-Jane Hogg

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 26 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5307
  1. Frank Dunn,
  2. Margaret McEntegart

The death of Dr Kerry-Jane Hogg at the age of 51 has robbed Scotland of one of its outstanding cardiologists. Dr Hogg, who was a consultant cardiologist at Stobhill Hospital and Golden Jubilee National Hospital and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow, was born in Kilmun and educated at Dunoon Grammar, from where she won a bursary to study medicine at the University of Glasgow. She graduated in 1982 with commendation and the Marion Gilchrist prize for most distinguished female graduate in the year.

Her postgraduate training was at Stobhill Hospital, where her undoubted talents were quickly recognised with early promotion to the post of research fellow and honorary registrar. She combined academic excellence with an impressive work ethic. She undertook key studies in thrombolysis, which formed the basis of her MD thesis and a number of key publications, including first authorship of a paper in the Lancet. She also attained an MSc in clinical pharmacology.

She was appointed consultant cardiologist …

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