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Portrait details: Painted by Raymond Pitre`, 1995

George P. Xuereb

Professor of Pathology; Rector of University

Born:
Valletta, 06/07/1922; died: 06/11/1992. Education: Lyceum [1933-38]; University of Malta [1939-46]; University of Oxford [Rhodes Scholar] to further training in pathology [1946-48, 1951-53]; University of London [1949]; Qualifications: Ph.C. [Malta, 1942]; B.Sc. [Malta, 1944]; M.D. [Malta, 1946]; B.Sc. [Oxan, 1948]; D.Phil. [Oxan, 1953]; D.C.P. [U.K., 1949]; F.C.Path. [U.K., 1963]; D.Litt. (honoris causa) [Malta, 1992]. Career: Worked as Asst. Pathologist at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford [1946-48] and Research Asst. Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford [1951-53]. Government Health Service – Appointed Senior Pathologist [1953-82]. University of Malta - appointed Professor of Pathology [1953-1982]; Served as dean to the Faculty [1954-63] and coordinator of medical studies [1977-79]; University Rector [1982]. Achievements: World War II served in Royal Malta Artillery and awarded the Africa Star, the War Medal, and the Victory Medal.. Corresponding member of the Association of Clinical Pathologists and member of the British Medical Association. Awarded D.Litt (honoris causa) by the University of Malta in 1992
References:  Xuereb, Prof. George Peter. Malta Who’s Who 1965. A Biographical dictionary. Progress Press, Malta, 1965, p.254; C. Savona-Ventura: Xuereb, George P. Maltese biographies of the twentieth century [eds. M.J. Schiavone; L.J. Scerri]. PIN, Malta, 1997, p.573.

 
   
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