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Matt Carty

Obituary of Matt Carty, obstetrician; born March 8, 1942; died December 15, 2008.

Matt Carty, who has died suddenly at home aged 66, was the Glasgow obstetrician who went on to play a leading international role in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. An enthusiast for betterment and improvement, he taught, coached and examined candidates at home and abroad, taking a lifetime interest in the education of medical students in developing countries.

An altar boy in boyhood, he took seriously his commitment to his faith, with a medical friend from school days, Dr Jackie Mulhearn, describing him as “a devout Catholic without ever being po-faced”.

Full story at The Herald.

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