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Biographical entry Thomson, William (1819 - 1883)

Born
1819
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died
22 May 1883
Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Epidemiologist and Physician

Summary

William Thomson won international repute as an epidemiologist through his many publications between 1870 and 1883, chiefly on typhoid fever and tuberculosis in Australia. He was editor of the "Australian Medical Journal" 1859-61.

Archival resources

Australian Medical Association (Victorian Branch)

  • William Thomson - Records, 1864 - 1883; Australian Medical Association (Victorian Branch). Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Gandevia, Bryan, 'Thomson, William (1819-1883), medical practitioner and epidemiologist', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 270-272. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060291b.htm. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.