"My disability does not define who I am"

David Sunnucks is a clinically hearing impaired lecturer in medical and anatomical sciences here at St George’s. David talks about his career thus far, how he got into medicine and how he managed to overcome the barriers he has faced in the profession as a result of his condition.

When did you first realise that you wanted to be a Doctor?

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"I don't think I'd have written these particular stories if I hadn't spent these years studying in Tooting"

International Women’s Day is an annual event which falls on 8 March each year. It has celebrated the achievements of women around the world since 1911. The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is ‘Balance for Better’ to help forge a more gender-balanced world.

Roopa Farooki is a fourth-year graduate entry medic and published author. She is about to launch a series of children books about black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women in science.

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Professor Jenny Higham awarded Honorary Degree of Doctor of Medicine

Principal Jenny Higham received an honorary degree from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in a ceremony that took place Friday 13 July.

13 July 2018

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Medics’ love potion leads to 50-year marriage

Alumni couple Judy and Stephen Kane met in 1965 at St George’s and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last year with a “mega party”. To mark Valentine’s Day, here they reminisce about how they met, their medical careers, and how they manage family life.

14 February 2018

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Women in medicine exhibition to open at Royal College of Physicians

Principal Jenny Higham is featured in a new exhibition running at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in London. The exhibition ‘Women in medicine: a celebration’ takes place from 3 October 2017 to 19 January 2018.

It features modern day female clinicians, representing their area of practice, paying tribute to women who were historically significant in the field of medicine.

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