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Biographical entry Aaron, Isaac (1804 - 1877)

Born
1804
Birmingham, England
Died
1877
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Isaac Aaron was a medical practitioner and sanitarian, who migrated to Australia from England in 1838. He was a keen editor who worked on and later owned the short-lived "Australian Medical Journal" (Sydney). He was also one of the founders and editors of the "New South Wales Medical Gazette". Isaac Aaron was a key instigator in reviving the Philosophical Society of New South Wales (formerly the Philosophical Society of Australasia).

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Events

c. 1820
Education - Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospital (LSA)
1827
Career position - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
1838
Life event - Arrived in Australia (Raymond Terrace, New South Wales)
1857 - 1859
Career position - Health Officer in Sydney
1870 - 1875
Career position - Joint Founder and co-editor of the New South Wales Medical Gazette

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Journal Articles

  • McIntosh, A.M., 'Dr Isaac Aaron', The Medical Journal of Australia, October, 1957, pp. 495-498. Details
  • Paull, John D., 'The Role of Dr Isaac Aaron and the Australian Medical Journal in the Dissemination of Information About Etherisation in the 1840s', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 41, no. 4 supp., 2013, pp. 10-5. Details

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