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Maurice Rogev, M.D.
Short Biography: Dr. Maurice Rogev (formerly Rogoff) was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1927. After completing high school at the South African College Schools (1933–1944), he studied medicine at the University of Cape Town Medical School, graduating in December, 1950 with the degree M.B.Ch.B. (equivalent to the M.D. awarded by Israeli universities)
In 1951, he entered the British Colonial Service in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia (since renamed Zambia) as an intern in the African and European Hospitals.
While waiting for a career .appointment in the Colonial service Dr. Rogev joined the staff of the City Deep Consolidated Mine Hospital in Johannesburg South Africa (1952–1953) as a medical and surgical intern. His duties included casualty, heat-stroke and pulmonary disease patients.
He joined the British Colonial service in 1954 as a medical officer in Kenya where he was certified as a specialist in forensic medicine by the Kenya government in 1959, after training in London hospitals and institutions selected by the Colonial Crown Agents on behalf of the Kenya government.
During his service in Kenya he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Director of Laboratory Services and Director of the Medical Research Laboratories of the Kenya Ministry of Health in Nairobi, serving in that capacity from 1960–1971. His duties included clinical pathology, morbid anatomy, forensic clinical medical examinations, autopsies, testifying in legal proceedings, public health administration, epidemic prevention and teaching laboratory professional and technical staff.
Dr. Rogev immigrated to Israel in 1972 where he achieved recognition and registration as a specialist in forensic medicine and morbid pathology by the Scientific Board of the Israel Medical Association and recognized by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Israel 1979–1980. In Israel he spent two years at the Leopold Greenberg Institute of Legal Medicine, subsequently joining the Department of Pathology at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer Hospital
He joined the Israel Defence Force in 1978 as Chief Forensic Pathologist and Chief of the Medical Legal Bureau from where he was later seconded to the pathology laboratory.
In 1985, at the urgent request of the Israel Minister of Health, Dr. Rogev accepted appointment as head of the Leopold Greenberg Institute of Legal Medicine and remained in that post until 1988
Dr. Rogev retired from active duty in 1991 with the rank of Leutenant Colonel and continues in private practice as a forensic consultant. He also contributes occasional medical presentations at international forensic meetings and to forensic publications.
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