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Biographical entry Burger, Henry George (1933 - )

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Born
23 May 1933
Vienna, Austria
Occupation
Endocrinologist

Summary

Henry George Burger has been associated with Prince Henry's Hospital Medical Research Centre since 1965 as variously Associate Director, Executive Director and Director. He has worked on the hormone inhibin and applied his research to the treatment of patients with a variety of hormonal disorders and infertile couples.

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1956
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
1957 - 1958
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
1959
Career position - Registrar of the Melbourne University Department of Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital
1960
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1960
Career position - E.H. Flack Research Fellow of the Diabetic and Metabolic Unit at the Alfred Hospital in Prahran, Victoria
1961
Career position - Henry Laurie Research Fellow of the Diabetic and Metabolic Unit at the Alfred Hospital
1961 - 1962
Career position - Nuffield Dominion Travelling Fellow at the Middlesex Hospital, UK
1962 - 1965
Career position - United States Public Health Service International Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA
1965 - 1969
Career position - Associate Director of the Prince Henry's Hospital Medical Research Centre in South Melbourne
1965 - 1978
Career position - Senior Lecturer (part-time) in Medicine at Monash University
1969 - 1972
Career position - Executive Director of the Medical Research Centre; Honorary Endocrinologist (Acting) and Head of the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Prince Henry's Hospital
1972 - 1990
Career position - Director of the Medical Research Centre and Director of the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Prince Henry's Hospital
1975
Award - Eric Susman Prize received from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1978
Award - Annual Prize for Endocrine Research (Organon) received from the Endocrine Society of Australia and the New Zealand Society of Endocrinology
1984
Career position - Honorary Fellow of the College of Physicians of South Africa
1984 - 1985
Career position - Sir Arthur Sims Commonwealth Travelling Professorship
1990
Career position - Honorary Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
1990 - 1992
Career position - Director of Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research
1992 -
Career position - Honorary Life Membership of the Endocrine Society of Australia
1992
Career position - Honorary Life Membership of the Fertility Society of Australia
1992 - 1997
Career position - Unit Head and Director of Endocrinology at Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research at the Monash Medical Centre
1994 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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