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Happy Birthday Professor Somerville

President and Founder of The Somerville Foundation, Professor Jane Somerville, celebrates her 80th birthday today.

Jane began her career at Guy’s Hospital, moving from surgery to cardiology and on to congenital heart disease. She established the first adolescent cardiology ward in 1975 at the National Heart Hospital in London. 

In 1993, with help from the British Heart Foundation, Professor Somerville established the Grown Up Congenital Heart Patients Association  and in 1994 charitable status was awarded. The charity name changed in 2012 to The Somerville Foundation, to honour the woman behind it all.

Please join us in wishing Professor Somerville many happy returns.

24 January 2013

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