Peter Grahame Snow

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Dr. Peter Grahame Snow (d. 2006) was a GP in West Otaga, New Zealand during the 1984 Tapanui & West Otago chronic fatigue syndrome outbreak.[1][2][3]

Dr Snow was Past-President of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and a member of the Otago Hospital Board and District Health Board. His main medical interests included contributing to the identification of chronic fatigue syndrome and raising in health and safety on issues related to farming accidents.[4][3]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 1984, An unexplained illness in West Otago[1] - (Abstract)
  • 1997, Epidemic neuromyasthenia and chronic fatigue syndrome in west Otago, New Zealand.[5] - (Abstract)
  • 2002, Reminiscences of the chronic fatigue syndrome[6] - (Full text)

The Peter Snow Memorial Award was set up after his death to honour his life and work.[4]

Clinic location[edit | edit source]

Dr Snow practiced in Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

  • PubMed
  • Twitter
  • Facebook

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Poore, M.; Snow, P.; Paul, C. (June 13, 1984). "An unexplained illness in West Otago". The New Zealand Medical Journal. 97 (757): 351–354. ISSN 0028-8446. PMID 6589518.
  2. Conway, Glenn (August 10, 2009). "Tapanui District remembers a GP of significance". Otago Daily Times Online News. Retrieved July 30, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Peter Grahame Snow" (PDF). The New Zealand Medical Journal. March 31, 2006. pp. 148–152. Archived from the original on 2006.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Peter Snow Memorial Award". Rural General Practice Network. Retrieved July 30, 2022.
  5. Levine, P. H.; Snow, P.G.; Ranum, B.A.; Paul, C.; Holmes, M.J. (April 14, 1997). "Epidemic neuromyasthenia and chronic fatigue syndrome in west Otago, New Zealand. A 10-year follow-up". Archives of Internal Medicine. 157 (7): 750–754. ISSN 0003-9926. PMID 9125006.
  6. Snow, P.G. (2002). "Reminiscences of the chronic fatigue syndrome" (PDF). New Zealand Family Physician. 29 (6): 385–386. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 6, 2016.