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Biographical entry Ross, Chisholm (1857 - 1934)

Born
29 October 1857
Byron, New South Wales, Australia
Died
6 October 1934
North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Psychiatrist

Summary

Chisholm Ross was visiting medical officer at the Reception House for the Insane, Darlinghurst 1909-31. He was responsible for certifying the majority of people admitted to mental hospitals in New South Wales.

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1883
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Edinburgh
1884 - 1891
Career position - Assistant Medical Officer at the Hospital for the Insane in Gladesville, New South Wales
1886
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Sydney
1889 - 1907
Career position - Lecturer in Psychological Medicine at the University of Sydney
1891 - 1894
Career position - Medical Superintendent at the Hospital for the Insane and Health Officer for Newcastle
1895 - 1900
Career position - Superintendent of Kenmore Hospital
1900 - 1903
Career position - Superintendent of Callan Park Hospital
1903 -
Career position - Specialist practice in Phillip Street
1903 - 1906
Career position - Member of the Medical Board of New South Wales
1905 - 1911
Career position - Member of the Central Board for Old-Age Pensions
1909 - 1931
Career position - Visiting Medical Officer at the Reception House for the Insane in Darlinghurst
1914
Career position - President of the Neurology and Psychiatry sections of the Australasian Medical Congress

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