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Tributes/Speeches: Celebration of the Life and Work of Dr Gordon Skinner

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A CELEBRATION OF OF THE LIFE AND WORKS OF

THE LATE DR GORDON ROBERT BRUCE SKINNER MD DSc FRCPath FRCOG

SATURDAY 3 MAY 2014 – BIRMINGHA

There were well over 150 people who attended the celebration of ‘The Life and Work of Dr Gordon Skinner’ on Saturday 3rd May at the Novotel, Birmingham. It was a really wonderful day. All the speeches/tributes were recorded.

Afshan would like to thank everyone who attended the Celebration of the Life and Work of Dr Gordon Robert Bruce Skinner on 3rd May 2014 in Birmingham.

For those of you who were unable to attend this wonderful celebration, below are links to the speeches and tributes that were given throughout that day.

Afshan writes It was a truly memorable occasion where we heard about Gordon the family man from his children Fiona and David and about his work from clinical and research colleagues. Sheila Turner, Chair of TPA and Dr Barry Peatfield gave moving tributes to Gordon and his thyroid work. Fiona his daughter and now Chair of the Vaccine Research Trust informed us of the drive to raise funds to continue Gordons research into thyroid disease and vaccines.

There were friends, colleagues, patients, his Golfing group and French class and everyone had the opportunity to exchange stories about the Great Man.

Many of you kindly gave donations to the Vaccine Research Trust and I would like to thank everyone for their immense generosity.

Thank you again for attending and for your support; it is much appreciated.

Kind regards,

Afshan Ahmad PhD

TURN UP YOUR SPEAKERS:

01 Afshan’s Introduction.mp3
02 They Tell Me You’ve Just Come From Glasgow.mp3
03 Afshan Introducing David Skinner.mp3

04 David Skinner First Presentation.mp3
05 Afshan describes Gordon’s Worklife.mp3
06 Dr Joe Jordan.mp3
07 Afshan After Dr Joe Jordan.mp3
08 Mike Eemans.mp3
09 Afshan speaks more on Gordon’s work life.mp3
10 David Speaks on Gordon the family man.mp3
11 Fiona and Gordon’s later life.mp3

LUNCH

01 Afshan’s Introduction to the Afternoon Session.mp3
02 Sheila Turner – Thyroid Patient Advocacy.mp3
03 Replay of Dr Skinner’s Speech – October 2013.mp3
04 Afshan introduces Barry Peatfield.mp3
05 Barry Peatfield.mp3
06 Sheila Turner – TPA Website Increased Hits.mp3
07 Afshan – Anecdote & Intro To Fiona and Vaccine Trust.mp3
08 Fiona Skinner and the Vaccine Research Trust.mp3
09 Fiona Thanks the Contributors.mp3
10 Afshan Thanks Janet.mp3
11 Afshan’s further Thanks List.mp3
12 David Skinner’s Final Thanks.mp3
13 Gordon Sings King of Birmingham.mp3
14 Afshan’s Final Thankyou.mp3

For those of you who wish to read the 2000+ Testimonials sent to the GMC by patients, colleagues, relatives, medical practitioners – you will find the links
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