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Biographical entry Schlink, Herbert Henry (1883 - 1962)

Born
28 March 1883
Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
Died
30 November 1962
Occupation
Gynaecologist

Summary

Herbert Henry Schlink was appointed a lecturer in gynaecology at the University of Sydney in 1935. He combined surgery with cobalt ray therapy in treating pelvic cancer and using statistical methods he pioneered the systematic follow-up of cancer patients.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Herbert Henry Schlink - Records, 1935 - 1950; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Herbert Henry Schlink - Records, 1935 - 1950, P 12; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Teale, Ruth, 'Schlink, Sir Herbert Henry (1883-1962), Gynaecologist and Hospital Administrator', in Geoffrey Serle (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 11, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 538-539. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110552b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituaries: Herbert Henry Schlink; Hugh Compson Trumble', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1, no. 11, 1963, pp. 403-408. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.