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Rudi Westendorp honoured in the UK

by Newcastle University

December12 6, 2010

Professor Rudi Westendorp has been honoured today, December 6, by Newcastle University  for his achievements in the area of ageing and health.


He received the title "Honorary Doctor of Medicine (Hon MD). Three other leading professors and a well-known journalist were also honoured at the Changing Age Celebration.

Professor Tom Kirkwood, director of the Institute for Ageing and Health:
"Individually and collectively, the five people being honoured today have made an outstanding contribution to our understanding of the issues we face as we age."

Please read the press release of Newcastle University.


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