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Biographical entry Blood, Douglas Charles (1920 - 2013)

OBE

Born
24 April 1920
Died
6 June 2013
Occupation
Veterinarian

Summary

Douglas Blood was appointed Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne in 1962. He retired in 1985 and was recipient of the Schofield Medal (University of Guelph) and the Gilruth Prize (Australian Veterinary Association). Blood was educated at the universities of Sydney (BVSc) and Melbourne (MVSc).

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Events

1962 - 1968
Career position - Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne
1962 - 1969
Career position - Dean of the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne
1981
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1983
Award - Gilruth Prize for Meritorious Service to Veterinary Science received from the Australian Veterinary Association

Related Corporate Bodies

  • Australian Veterinary Association (1921 - )

    Douglas Blood received the Gilruth Prize from the Australian Veterinary Association in 1983 and became a member of the Australian Veterinary Society in 1974.

    Date: 1974 - 2013

  • The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    Douglas Blood was Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne.

    Date: 1962 - 1969

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Hinchcliff, Kenneth, 'Professor Douglas Blood 1920-2013', Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 92, no. 10, 2014, p. 367. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.