Rusted, Nigel

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Rusted, Nigel

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Nigel Francis Scott Rusted was a 1933 graduate of Dalhousie Medical School. Born on 1 July 1907 in Salvage, Newfoundland, he was raised in Upper Island Cove and Carbonear and attended high school at St. Peters High School in St. John’s. He studied at Bishop Fields College and Memorial College, earning a Diploma in Arts and Sciences in 1927, one of Memorial's first graduating class. In 1927 he earned a BSc from Dalhousie University, then entered Dalhousie Medical School and graduated in 1933.

Dr. Rusted practised as a physician and reconstructive surgeon in Newfoundland, which included travelling to remote outports to provide services. He retired from general practice in 1987, at the age of 80. In 2007 he received the Order of Newfoundland, and in 2011 the Order of Canada, for his contributions in the field of medicine. He was married to Florence Anderson, with whom he had three children. Nigel Rusted died on 19 March 2012, aged 104.


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