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Biographical entry Meyer, Felix Henry (1858 - 1937)

Born
19 June 1858
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
31 August 1937
Armadale, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Summary

Felix Meyer was on the senior staff of the Women's Hospital, Melbourne 1887-1918 and was a Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1914-1918 at the University of Melbourne. He played a leading role in the establishment of the Victorian Nurses' Association, the Medical Students' Society, and the Board of examiners for the Victorian State Certificate of Midwifery.

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Events

- 1902
Education - Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), The University of Melbourne, Australia
- 1935
Career position - Private Gynaecological and Obstetrics Practice, Victoria, Australia
1876 - 1881
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.) and Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.), The University of Melbourne, Australia
1881 - 1885
Career position - Sole Resident Medical Officer, Lying-in Hospital (Later known as the Royal Women's Hospital), Melbourne, Australia
1887 -
Career position - Honorary Staff, Lying-in Hospital (Later known as the Royal Women's Hospital), Melbourne, Australia
1891 - 1918
Career position - Senior Gynaecological Surgeon, Lying-in Hospital (Later known as the Royal Women's Hospital), Melbourne, Australia
1894 -
Chair - President of the Victorian Branch of the British Medical Association
1914 - 1918
Career position - Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
1916
Career event - Creator and First Chairperson of the Board of Examiners for the Victorian State Certificate of Midwifery, Victoria, Australia
1925 -
Career position - Member, Obstetrical Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
1929 -
Award - Foundation Fellow, College of Surgeons of Australia

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Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Felix Henry Meyer - Records, 1872 - 1936; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Forster, Frank M. C., 'Meyer, Felix Henry (1858-1937), Medical Practitioner', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 491-492. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100478b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.