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Gregg, Norman McAlister (1892 - 1966)

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Born: 7 March 1892  Burwood, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 27 July 1966  Woollahra, New South Wales.
(Sir) Norman McAlister Gregg was a Sydney opthalmologist who discovered that rubella in a pregnant woman could cause blindness or deformity in her child.

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Born 7 March 1892. Died 1966. MC, Kt cr 1953. Educated University of Sydney (MB, ChM). Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps 1915-20, Honorary Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney and Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children 1923-52, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital 1952-66?. Britannica Australia Award for Medicine 1964 (shared).

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Modified: 31 July 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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