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Biographical entry Wettenhall, Roland Ravenscroft (1882 - 1965)

FRACP

Born
13 March 1882
Carrs Plains, Victoria, Australia
Died
21 July 1965
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Dermatologist

Summary

Roland Ravenscroft Wettenhall had an extensive private practice as a dermatologist from soon after his graduation in 1906 until his retirement in 1959. His major interests were related to radium and superficial X-ray therapy.

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1906
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1907
Career position - Resident at the Hobart Hospital
c. 1908 - 1959
Career position - Private dermatology practice
1914 - 1919
Career position - War service with the Royal Army Medical Corps
1919 -
Career position - Honorary Dermatologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and Alfred Hospital
1922 - 1942
Career position - Honorary Dermatologist at the Melbourne Hospital
1929
Career position - President of the dermatology section of the Australasian Medical Congress (British Medical Association) in Sydney
1937
Career position - President of the British Association of Dermatology and Syphilology, Victorian branch
1938 -
Award - Foundation Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
1941 - 1949
Career position - Foundation President of the Genealogical Society of Victoria
1948
Career position - Foundation member of the Dermatological Association of Australia (Australian College of Dermatology)
1952 - 1955
Career position - President of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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