Dr Jim Howe graduated from Queens University Belfast, and after basic years there, moved to the North of England where he completed training in Neurology and Geriatrics in Newcastle upon Tyne and Leeds. He also spent time at the Medical Research Council Brain Metabolism Unit in Edinburgh.
For 23 years before coming to Australia in 2006, he worked as a consultant at Airedale General Hospital in North Yorkshire.
Dr Howe now works at the Statewide Progressive Neurological Disease Service in Victoria, mainly in the Motor Neurone Disease clinics, but also helping to care for people living with Huntington’s Disease and other conditions. He was a member of the RACP working Party on medical assistance in dying.Back to speakers