Biographical entry Gregg, Norman McAlister (1892 - 1966)
- 7 March 1892
Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
- 27 July 1966
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
(Sir) Norman McAlister Gregg was a Sydney opthalmologist who discovered that rubella in a pregnant woman could cause blindness or deformity in her child.
Born 7 March 1892. Died 1966. MC, Kt cr 1953. Educated University of Sydney (MB, ChM). Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps 1915-20, Honorary Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney and Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children 1923-52, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital 1952-66?. Britannica Australia Award for Medicine 1964 (shared).
- Lancaster, Paul A.L., 'Gregg, Sir Norman McAlister (1892-1966), Opthalmologist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 14, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996, pp. 235-327. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140370b.htm. Details
- Lancaster, H. O., 'Obituary: Norman McAlister Gregg', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 29, no. 4, 1966, p. 104. Details
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