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Biographical entry Lance, James Waldo (1926 - )

CBE, AO, FAA

Born
29 October 1926
Occupation
Neurologist

Summary

James Waldo Lance was Professor of Neurology (Personal Chair) at the University of New South Wales 1975-92. Earlier he had been Senior Lecturer in Medicine (1961-63) and Associate Professor of Medicine (1964-74). Lance was also the foundation President of the Australian Movement Disorder Society.

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1950
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Sydney
1950 - 1951
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in New South Wales
1952 - 1953
Career position - NHMRC Research Fellow at the University of Sydney
1952 - 1953
Career position - Tutor in Physiology and Medicine at St. Paul's College, University of Sydney
1954
Career position - House Physician at Hammersmith Hospital in London
1955
Career position - Assistant House Physician at the National Hospital in Queen Square, London
1955
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Sydney
1956 - 1957
Career position - Superintendent of the Northcote Neurological Centre in New South Wales
1956 - 1960
Career position - Tutor in Physiology and Medicine at St. Paul's College
1956 - 1961
Career position - Honorary Assistant Physician at the Sydney Hospital
1956 - 1962
Career position - Visiting Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1957 - 1961
Career position - Honorary Assistant Physician at St. Luke's Hospital
1960 - 1961
Career position - Lilly Foreign Education Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
1961 - 1963
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of New South Wales
1961 - 1992
Career position - Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Prince Henry and Prince of Wales Hospitals
1964 - 1974
Career position - Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales
1967
Career position - Harold G. Wolff Memorial Award received from the American Association for the Study of Headache
1975
Award - Gold Medal received from the British Migraine Association
1975 - 1992
Career position - Professor of Neurology (Personal Chair) at the University of New South Wales
1977
Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
1978 - 1981
Career position - President of the Australian Association of Neurologists
1980
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1983
Award - Harold G. Wolff Memorial Award received from the American Association for the Study of Headache
1987 - 1989
Career position - President of the International Headache Society
1989
Award - Arnold Friedman Distinguished Clinician/Researcher Award received from the American Association for the Study of Headache
1989
Career position - President of the Fourth International Headache Congress
1990 - 1991
Career position - Director of the Institute of Neurological Sciences at The Prince of Wales Hospital
1991
Career position - John Graham Senior Clinician Award received from the American Association for the Study of Headache
1991
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

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