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Biographical entry Anderson, Phyllis Margery (1901 - 1957)

Born
13 January 1901
Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Died
29 November 1957
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Pathologist

Summary

Phyllis Anderson was a pathologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children 1926-1940. She was partly responsible for the transition of the Rachel Forster Hospital for Women and Children into a teaching hospital. She is commemorated by the Phyllis Anderson Research Fellowship, established 1959.

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1925
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1926
Career position - Pathologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children
1927 - 1940
Career position - Senior Resident Pathologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children
1928
Career position - Founder of the Medical Women's Society of New South Wales
1941 - 1945
Career position - Department of Bacteriology at the University of Sydney
1945 - 1946
Career position - President of the Medical Women's Society of New South Wales
1945 - 1957
Career position - Teaching Fellow and later part-time Lecturer at the University of Sydney

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McCarthy, G.J.