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Portrait details: Painted by William Apap; donated by Mrs. C. Ganado in December 1990.

Walter Ganado

Professor of Medicine


Born:
Floriana, 21/04/1907; died: 26/10/1987. Education: Lyceum [1917-23]; University of Malta [1924-31]; furthered postgraduate studies at University College, London, UK [1946-47]; Research Fellow University of Michigan [1956-57]. Qualifications: B.Sc. [Malta, 1927]; M.D. [Malta, 1931]; M.R.C.P. [London, 1945]; B.Sc. (hons.) [London, 1947]; F.R.C.P. [London, 1961]. Career: worked as Clinical assistant in the London Hospital [1932]. Government Health Service – Medical Officer [1932-34]; during World War II served as Temporary Assistant Physician [1940-45]; Physician at St. Luke's Hospital [1947-63]; Consultant Physician at Victoria Hospital, Gozo [1948-66]; Senior Physician [1963-67]. University of Malta – Assistant to Professor of Medicine [1934-39]; Professor of Physiology [1939-63]; Dean of Faculty of Dental Surgery [1954-56]; Professor of Medicine [1963-67]. Achievements: Member of University Council, Malta [1954-66]; member of Medical Council, Malta [1957-66]. Member of various professional associations including the British Medical Association, the Physiological Society of Great Britain, the Royal Society of Medicine, and the Nutrition Society of Great Britain. In Malta served on the committee of the Medical Officers Union. Published several papers in referred professional journals.
References:  Ganado, Professor Walter. Malta Who’s Who 1965. A Biographical dictionary. Progress Press, Malta, 1965, p.132; Portraits at the Medical School. Maltese Medical Journal, 1994, VI[1]:p.58; C. Savona-Ventura: Ganado, Walter. Maltese biographies of the twentieth century [eds. M.J. Schiavone; L.J. Scerri]. PIN, Malta, 1997, p.302.

 
   
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