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Dr Jon Simcock was born in Dunedin, educated at New Plymouth Boy's High School, and graduated from the Otago School of Medicine in 1960.
He became a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1964 and completed his specialist training as a neurologist at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queens Square, London, in 1968.
He then took up a position at Auckland Hospital, also conducting neurology clinics at Northland and Taranaki Base Hospitals. He retired from his full-time public hospital positions in 2002 and was until recently in private practice.
He has been the Neurological Foundation Medical Adviser since 1995.