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Peter Beighton

Peter Herbert Beighton

Professor Emeritus of the University of Cape Town


Born 28-06-1934 in England

Peter Beighton is Professor Emeritus of the University of Cape Town. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa as well as a Fellow of the University of Cape Town.


Business Address

Division of Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925


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Current Position(s)

Professor Emeritus | University of Cape Town
Cape Town | 2000 - present

Previous Position(s)

Director | MRC Unit for Medical Genetics
University of Cape Town | 1983 - 1998

Head | Department of Human Genetics | University of Cape Town
Cape Town | 1972 - 1999


Research Fellow | Clinical Genetics | Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, USA | 1968 - 1969

Medical Officer | RAMC
1960 - 1962

Educational history

Tertiary

University of London

Completed 1968

MD

The University of Edinburgh

Completed 1976

FRCP

London

Completed 1978

FRCP

University of Lancaster, UK

Completed 1999

M Phil

Achievements

Awards

Order of Mapungubwe - Bronze, for outstanding achievements in medical genetics | State President

Silver Medal | South African Medical Research Council

Oppenheimer Fellowship

President's Medallion | South African Orthopaedic Association

Gold Medal | British Orthopaedic Association

Smith & Nephew literary award

Fulbright Fellowship

media exposure

Book | Mosby Inc | 1993

Editor

Book | Churchill Livingstone | 1988

Author

Book | Springer Verlag | 1986

Co-Author

Book | Springer Verlag | 1984

Co-Author

19 monographs and editions, 24 chapters and more than 400 medical publications

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Book

Co-Author

Competitive Accomplishments

National Champion in age group | Orienteering

Activities

Memberships

Royal Society of South Africa

Vice-President, 1986 - 1987

South African Human Genetics Society

Chairperson, 1980 - 1982

Royal Society of South Africa

Fellow, 1977 - present

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