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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 Ivan Korner was Director of the Baker Medical Research Institute and Clinical Research Unit, and Professor of Medicine, Monash University from 1975-90. Earlier he was Foundation Professor and Head of the School of Physiology & Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales 1960-68 and Foundation Scandrett Professor of Cardiology at the University of Sydney 1968-75.

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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

  • 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

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.