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Biographical entry White, Elizabeth (1903 - 1992)

Born
18 August 1903
Litchfield, England
Died
September 1992
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Elizabeth White practised medicine chiefly as a bacteriologist to Queen Charlotte's Hospital Research Laboratories, where she was involved in puerperal fever research using Prontosil treatment. She married Frederick George White in 1932 and moved with him to Canterbury in New Zealand in 1937. After that, while she worked sporadically in a medical capacity, her time was largely devoted to her family.

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1929
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB), Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the London School of Medicine for Women
c. 1929 - 1931
Career position - House Physician, Resident Pathologist and routine bacteriologist at the Royal Free Hospital
1931
Education - Diploma of Public Health completed at the London School of Medicine for Women
c. 1931 - 1937
Career position - Bacteriologist at the Queen Charlotte's Hospital Research Laboratories
1941
Career position - Blood Bank at the Infants Hospital in Sydney
1945
Career position - Demonstrator in Pathology at the University of Melbourne Medical School

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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