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Biographical entry Moran, Herbert Michael (1885 - 1945)

Born
26 April 1885
Darlington, New South Wales, Australia
Died
20 November 1945
Cambridge, England
Occupation
Surgeon

Summary

Herbert Moran was a surgeon and the father of Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran. Herbert Moran was a surgeon and the father of Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran. For much of his career he was associated with leading hospitals in Sydney. His principal interest was in the treatment of cancer and he was noted for his experimental application of radium and radiation therapy for cancer treatment. Moran was also a prolific writer on the subject, both for the medical profession and for the general public. He was concerned particularly with the need for education on the symptoms and treatments for the disease.

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Events

1907
Education - MB, University of Sydney
1907 - 1908
Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Newcastle Hospital, New South Wales
1908
Career position - Captain of first Australian rugby team to tour the United Kingdom
1909
Education - Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
1910 - 1915
Career position - In general practice, Balmain and Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales
1915 - 1916
Career position - Served with the Royal Army Medical Corps
1916 -
Career position - Honorary surgeon, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1929
Education - ChM, University of Sydney
1932
Career position - Member, New South Wales Medical Board
1935
Life event - Moved to Italy
1940 - 1945
Career position - Served with the Royal Army Medical Corps

Published resources

Books

  • Moran, Herbert M., Viewless winds: being the recollections and digressions of an Australian surgeon (London: Peter Davies, 1939), 352 pp. Details
  • Moran, Herbert M., In my fashion: an autobiography of the last ten years (London: P. Davies, 1946), 310 pp. Details

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Resources

McCarthy, G.J. and Helen Cohn