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|Member Since||May 10, 2006|
|Branch Affiliation||Metro Vancouver (includes Victoria)|
|Bio||Short Bio-Profile of Patrick James Taylor Born Blackpool Lancashire England 23 August 1941. Brought up in Bangor, County Down Northern Ireland from 1945. (When father returned from overseas service with the RAFVR) Citizenship. Canadian. British. Irish. Marital status: M 1967- Divorced 2007. M Dorothy Elizabeth Tinman 2007. Family. Daughter Sarah (mother of Daniel) Son David James. Education. Connor House, Bangor. Bangor Grammar School. Campbell College, Belfast. 1945-1958 Medical qualifications: MB., BCh., BAO.. Queens University Belfast 1964, DRCOG London 1966. MRCOG, London 1969. LMCC Canada 1970 CRCS (Canada) 1970. FRCS(Canada) 1972. MD by thesis. QUB 1985. FRCOG, London. 1987. Career Since immigration. 1970-71. Gynaecologist, Welland. Ont. 71-87 U of Calgary. Assistant prof, associate prof (1975) full professor (1981) and Division Head Human Reproduction, 1987-1989 Deputy then Medical Director Bourn Hall Clinic, (world’s first IVF clinic). 1989-1991. Professor and Division Head U of Manitoba. 1991-2001. Professor UBC, and Chairman, Dept. Obs/Gyn St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver. 2001 Professor Emeritus UBC. During a 30-year academic career he published more than 100 research papers and co-authored six textbooks. 1991-2001 Editor in Chief Journal of the SOGC. Awards: The Society of Obstetricians and Gyanecologists of Canada President’s Award for lifetime achievement 1998. Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society. Lifetime Award of Excellence in Reproductive Medicine 2000. Career since Retirement 2001. Author of 17 published (MacMillan NY) works of fiction including fourteen novels, six of which have been NY Times best-sellers. Novel 15 is in press and 16 being written. 2011-present Member then chair Fundraising Committee Lady Minto Foundation. Hobbies: He has been a bagpiper, fly angler, model boat builder, and cruising and off shore racing sailor having completed seven Swiftsures, five Southern Straits, and one Vic-Maui all as navigator. Reading. Music. Old movies.|
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