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Quick, Balcombe (1883 - 1969)

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Born: 12 May 1883  Dunedin, New Zealand.  Died: 5 September 1969  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Balcombe Quick was a general surgeon and plastic surgeon associated with the Alfred Hospital for 57 years. He was also a visiting surgeon to the Caulfield Repatriation Hospital, Stewart lecturer in surgery at the University of Melbourne and a member of the governing committee of Wilson's Promontory National Park.

Career Highlights

1904Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Melbourne
1905Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1905 - c. 1908Resident Medical Officer at the Alfred Hospital
c. 1909 - c. 1911Postgraduate training in London
1912 - 1914Out-patient Honorary Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital
1914 - 1919Medical Officer with the Australian Army Medical Corps
1918Distinguished Service Order (DSO) received
1919 - 1945In-patient Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital
1927Foundation Fellow of the (Royal) College of Surgeons (FRCS)
1933 - 1948Councillor of the Royal College of Surgeons
1934 - 1962Member of the Board of Management
1938 - 1945Dean of the Clinical School
1942 - 1965Member of the Baker Medical Research Institute Board
1945 - Consultant at the Alfred Hospital
1958 - 1960vice-president


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 2 August 2006

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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