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Biographical entry Korner, Paul Ivan (1925 - 2012)

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Born
18 November 1925
Czechoslovakia
Died
3 October 2012
Occupation
Medical scientist and Physiologist

Summary

Paul Korner was Director of the Baker Medical Research Institute and Clinical Research Unit, and Professor of Medicine, Monash University from 1975-1990. Earlier he was Foundation Professor and Head of the School of Physiology & Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales 1960-1968 and Foundation Scandrett Professor of Cardiology at the University of Sydney 1968-1975.

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1946
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1947
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the university of Sydney
1951
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at The University of Sydney
1951
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney
1952 - 1953
Career position - Junior NHMRC Research Fellow at the Kanematsu Memorial Institute of Pathology, Sydney Hospital
1954 - 1956
Career position - Overseas Research Fellow with the Life Insurance Medical Research Fund of Australia and New Zealand
1956
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Sydney
1956 - 1959
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1958
Award - Edgeworth David Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1959 - 1960
Career position - Associate Professor of Cardiopulmonary Physiology at the University of Sydney
1960 - 1968
Career position - Foundation Professor and Head of the School of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1968 - 1974
Career position - Foundation Scandrett Professor of Cardiology at the University of Sydney and Head of the Hallstrom Institute of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1970
Award - R.T. Hall Prize received from the Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand
1974 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1975 - 1990
Career position - Director of the Baker Medical Research Institute and Director of the Clinical Research Unit at the Alfred Hospital (Prahran. Vic) and Professor of Medicine at Monash University (Clayton, Vic)
1986 - 1987
Career position - President of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society
1987 - 1989
Career position - Chairman of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia
1987 - 1990
Career position - President and Chairman of Board of Management of Amalgamated Alfred, Caulfield and Royal Southern Memorial Hospitals
1988
Career position - Chairman of the Review Committee of John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University
1989
Award - Advance Australia Award for Services to Medical Research received
1990 -
Career position - Visiting Professor in the School of Physiology & Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1990 -
Career position - Emeritus Director of the Baker Medical Research Institute and Emeritus Professor at Monash University
1990
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

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Archival resources

University of New South Wales Archives

  • Paul Ivan Korner - Records, 1960 - 1984, CN 647 and others; University of New South Wales Archives. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Chalmers, John et al., 'Paul Ivan Korner 1925-2012', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 251-82. Details
  • Korner, P. I., 'Frederick Colin Courtice 1911-1992', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 10, no. 1, 1994, pp. 35-49. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9941010035.htm. Details
  • Korner, Paul I., 'The Baker Medical Research Institute', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 143, 1985, pp. 294-299. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Andrew, Rod and Barnett, Alf (eds), In their day: the Baker Medical Research Institute memoirs of alumni, Hyland House, South Yarra (Vic.), 1992, 188 pp. Details
  • Redgrave, T. G., 'Wilfred John Simmonds 1918-1990', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 8, no. 4, 1991, pp. 265-275. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9910840265.htm. Details

McCarthy, G.J.