Nana Gruer

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 25 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5369
  1. Laurence Gruer

Originating from Ghana, Nana Gruer (née Ackom-Mensah) trained in Ireland and practised in England and Scotland. After a spell in dermatology, she focused on gastroenterology, becoming a skilled endoscopist. From 1990 her promising career was limited by Behçet’s disease, a rare autoimmune vasculitis, and by the unsympathetic attitude to chronic disability shown by some senior colleagues. Her …

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