Professor Jane Somerville is a pioneer in the medical field.   She created a new specialty within cardiology to care for grown ups with congenital heart disease [GUCH].  She is Emeritus Professor of Cardiology at Imperial College London and was the cardiologist for the first heart transplant operation in 1968.

Professor Somerville set up a clinic in Malta which runs from Mater Dei and she visits frequently to train and work with other cardiologists.  She is co-founder and President of the Somerville Foundation

Professor Somerville visited us this week and you can watch her interview here.  She is not only an eminent physician but has an amazing personality, instantly puts you at ease and everyone who had the pleasure to meet her loved her.  A great and unique woman !

 

You can listen to Professor Jane Somerville  interviewed on Desert Island Discs in 2013 by clicking here

 

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Studio Art by Vanya Goshe at The Art Point

Studio Photos George Aquilina

 

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