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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest W. Ramsey (1938-2001)

Physician.

Born at Larne, Northern Ireland on 24 September 1938, he received a medical degree from Queens University Belfast in 1963. He immigrated to Canada in 1970 to trained in Urology at Queens University at Kingston and moved to Winnipeg in 1972 where he had a distinguished career in Urology. He was President of the Canadian Urological Association, founding Chair of the Canadian Prostate Health Council, surgical director of the Manitoba Renal Transplant Program, and Professor of Urology at the University of Manitoba. He was spearheading development of the Manitoba Prostate Centre at the time of his death, which occurred at Winnipeg on 5 June 2001.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 June 2001.

“We will not forget them,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2001, page B3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2016

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