WELLINGTON MEDICAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Susanna (Susi) Williams MB ChB (NZ), DCH (London), OSt.J

An Otago graduate who spent several postgraduate years in England Susi was a GP in Upper Hutt with her father Dr. Georg Lemchen and husband Dr. Hugh Williams until 1977 when she began work at Silverstream Hospital, doing Geriatric and Rehabilitation clinical work. In addition she was also Medical Superintendent there from 1982 until the hospital closed in 1989.   That was followed by similar work at Hutt and Kenepuru Hospitals until retirement in 1994.

Since then there has been time to pursue other interests including travel, researching family and medical history and working as a volunteer at the Wellington Holocaust Research and Education Centre (now the Holocaust Centre of NZ)

Talks given to WMHS previously:

2002 Agnes Bennett
2003Medical Registration in New Zealand and the Admission of Foreign Doctors 1849 - 1949
2011 The fate of Berlin Jewish Insurance Doctors under National Socialism 1933 - 1945
2013 Dame Cecily Pickerill and the Bassam Hospital
2014From Omnipotent doctor to Multidisciplanry team

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