Acknowledgements 7Preface 111. The roots of neurology 14PART ONE: Dusty Allen, his life2. Family: improved Scots 233. Per angusta ad augusta 284. Gratia et veritas 355. A medical career begins 496. Rangiora: general practice 567. New Zealand to England in eighty days 668. London: the education of a neurologist 759. Wellington: returning home 9510. Neurosurgery and Murray Falconer 10811. A voice in the wilderness 12712. The twilight of a career 145PART TWO: Dusty Allen, aspects13. Neurologist 15914. Psychiatrist 17415. Researcher and writer 19016. Teacher and mentor 20117. Family man 208PART THREE: The final years18. A unique physician 219Appendix 1: Chronology of Allen's Life 225Appendix 2: Allen's publications 227Appendix 3: Publications: supplementary material 235Bibliography 246Epigraphs 259Glossary 261Index 266
NEIL ANDERSON is a neurologist at Auckland Hospital. He was born and raised in Auckland. After graduatingin medicine from the University of Auckland in 1978, he trained in neurology in Auckland and New York. In 1987 he was appointed as a consultant neurologist at Auckland Hospital. He has published many clinical and scientific papers, but this biography is his venture into medical history and biography.