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Corporate entry School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (1930 - 1980)

From
4 March 1930
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
To
3 March 1980
Functions
Education, Health Industry and Medical Research
Reference No
CA 633
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Sydney, New South Wales

Summary

The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine was established in March 1930, taking control of the functions of the Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine. The School trained medical graduates in the subjects of tropical medicine and public health. The School was abolished in March 1980.

Timeline

 1910 - 1930 Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine
       1930 - 1980 School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Related People

  • Dods, Lorimer Fenton (1900 - 1981)

    First Professor of Child Health 1949 - 1960

  • Ford, Edward (Ted) (1902 - 1986)

    Ted Ford held multiple positions at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine including Lecturer in 1937, before serving in the Second World War, and Director and Professor from 1956 - 1968.

    Date: 1937 - 1968

  • Lancaster, Henry Oliver (1913 - 2001)

    Henry Lancaster was a Senior Lecturer and later Professor of Medical Statistics at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Sydney.

    Date: 1946 - 1959

Published resources

Books

  • University of Sydney. School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 1930-1980, Commonwealth Department of Health and University of Sydney, Sydney, 1980, 179 pp. Details

Online Resources

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