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Saturday, May 12, 2007

Notable Alumni of RCSI

1) Pat O'Callaghan - Irish gold medallist at both the 1928 and 1932 Olympic Games.
2) Professor Abraham Colles of Anatomy - the first person to characterize the injury that was later on known as Colles' fracture.
3) Sir William Stokes - knighted for his contribution in the field of surgery.
4) Francis Rynd - introduced hypodermic medication.
5) Sir William Wilde - Surgeon, Author and father of Oscar Wilde
6) Oliver St John Gogarty - Surgeon, Author and Statesman
7) Professor Sir Ara Darzi - Professor of Surgery, Imperial College London who is in the forefront of minimally invasive surgery research
8) Wan Azizah Wan Ismail - former patron of the National Cancer Council and a Malaysian opposition politician.


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