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Biographical entry Oddie, Thomas Harold (1911 - 1990)

Born
19 July 1911
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Died
4 November 1990
Occupation
Physicist and Radiologist

Summary

Thomas Harold Oddie was a radiology specialist who worked in both Australia and in the United States of America. Throughout his career, Oddie authored at least thirteen scientific publications.

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1932
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1933
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1933 - 1940
Career position - Physicist at the Commonwealth X-Ray and Radium Laboratory
1940 - 1947
Career position - Engineer at Phillips Electrical Industries
1944
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1947 - 1952
Career position - Officer-in-charge of CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)/CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Tracer Elements Investigation group
1953 - 1955
Career position - Assistant Professor in Radiology at the University of Arkansas, USA
1955 - 1956
Career position - Associate Professor of Physics at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in North Carolina, USA
1957 - 1960
Career position - Research Physicist at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney
1960 - 1964
Career position - Research Physicist at the University of Arkansas Medical Center
1964 - 1974
Career position - Professor of Radiology at the University of Arkansas Medical Center
1974 -
Career position - Research Fellow at the University of California, Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, USA

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Published resources

Book Sections

  • Home, R. W., 'Oddie, Thomas Harold (Hal) (1911-1990), Medical Physicist and Bridge Player', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 235-6. Details

Journal Articles

  • Nelmes, Michael, 'Mr. Oddie's Legacy', Southern Sky, vol. 2, 1993, pp. 22-27. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.