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Receiving an MD at 90: an interview with Gillian Hunt

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 24 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f117
  1. Rosalind McLean, freelance journalist
  1. 1London SE8
  1. etoile_filante{at}


Born in 1922, when few women had careers, Gillian Hunt received an MD for her research in November 2012 at the same ceremony as her youngest daughter, Alison Poulton, received her MD. Her granddaughter Rosalind McLean spoke to her about her experiences.


  • Competing interests: None declared.

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