Dr George Laking

Dr George Laking

George is a Medical Oncologist at Auckland and Northland DHBs.  He is an Otago graduate who trained in Wellington and at the Christie Hospital in Manchester. George’s MD studies were in tumour perfusion using PET scanning, and his PhD is on the economics of diagnosis. Outside the DHB George is active as the Chair of the Māori Health Committee of the RACP, and Chair of End Smoking New Zealand, an organisation that advocates for tobacco harm reduction. George’s whakapapa ties are to Te Whakatōhea in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, and he is a past Chair of Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA, the Māori Medical Practitioners’ Association).
 

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