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Doreen Moorhouse

Born 1926
Died 1995

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British neurologist, born January 14, 1926; died abt. 1995.

Biography of Doreen Moorhouse

Doreen Morrhouse, M.B. Ch.B., was the daughter of Herbert Moorhouse and Alice Fieldsende. She was a Resident Medical Officer at the General Infirmary at Leeds, working with Hugh Garland. She later became Assistant registrar, the National Hospital, Queen Square, London. She married Briand D. Handl on April 9, 1962.

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