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Macnamara, Annie Jean (1899 - 1968)

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Medical scientist
Born: 1 April 1899  Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 13 October 1968  Victoria, Australia.
(Dame) Annie Jean Macnamara (later Connor) was a physician at the Children's Hospital Melbourne from 1923, a consultant and medical officer to the Poliomyelitis Committee of Victoria 1925-31, and the Medical Officer, Yooralla Hospital School for Crippled Children 1928-51.

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Alternative Names: Connor, Annie Jean (maiden name)

1922Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
1922 - 1923Resident Medical Officer at the Melbourne Hospital
1923 - 1928Resident Medical Officer at the Children's Hospital, Melbourne
1925 - ?Entered private practice
1925Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Melbourne
1925 - 1931Consultant in Infantile paralysis to the Poliomyelitis Committee of Victoria
1928 - ?Honorary Medical Officer in the Physiotherapy Department at the Children's Hospital, Melbourne
1928 - 1951Honorary Medical Officer at the Yooralla Hospital for Crippled Children
1930 - 1931Honorary Advisor on polio to official authorities in New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania
1931 - 1933Travelled to England and North America on a Rockefeller Fellowship
1933 - 1937Worked at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (part-time)
1935Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)
1937 - 1942Member of the Consultative Council for Polio
1946 - 1947Member of the Consultative Council for Polio
1966Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD (Hon)) received from the University of Melbourne

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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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