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n South African Medical Journal - Peter Beighton on Rapa Nui (Easter Island), 1964 - 1965 : the man behind the Festschrift

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Abstract

In 1964, during his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine in London, Peter Beighton spotted an announcement on the St. Mary's Hospital notice board. Dr Stanley C Skoryna of McGill University in Montreal was seeking medical personnel to join an international team of scientists bound for Easter Island; experience in tropical medicine would be an asset. This challenge appealed to Beighton, who had recently returned from military service as a medical officer with the United Nations in the Congo. He had the experience, the desire to see more of the world, and was curious about research; he saw no reason to hesitate.

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2016-06-01
2016-12-07
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