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Biographical entry Woolcock, Ann Janet (1937 - 2001)

AO, FAA

Born
11 December 1937
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
17 February 2001
Occupation
Medical scientist

Summary

Ann Janet Woolcock was Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Sydney 1984-2001. She was an expert on asthma.

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Events

1961
Career position - Junior Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Adelaide Hospital
1961
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Adelaide
1962
Career position - Senior Resident Medical Officer at the Broken Hill and District Hospital
1963
Career position - Research Fellow at the Page Chest Pavillion at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1964 - 1968
Career position - Research Fellow at the Page Chest Pavillion and Department of Medicine at the University of Sydney
1967
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Sydney
1969
Career position - Senior Research Fellow at the Asthma Foundation of NSW and the Department of Medicine at the University of Sydney
1970
Career position - Basser Research Fellow at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1971
Career position - Visiting Medical Officer at the Repatriation General Hospital in Concord
1971
Career position - Clinical Supervisor (medical) at the Repatriation General Hospital Concord
1973 - ?
Career position - Visiting Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1973
Career position - Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Sydney
1973 - 1992
Career position - Board of Directors of the Asthma Foundation of New South Wales
1975 - ?
Career position - Convenor of the National Asthma Workshop
1975 - 1980
Career position - Chairman of the Medical Coordinating Committee of the Council of Asthma Foundations of Australia
1976
Career position - Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Sydney
1977 - ?
Career position - Head of the Department of Thoracic Medicine at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1978 - ?
Career position - Board of Directors of the Community Health and Anti-Tuberculosis Association of New South Wales
1984
Career position - Professor of Respiratory Medicine (Personal Chair) at the University of Sydney
1985 - ?
Career position - Director of the Institute of Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1989
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1992 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1992
Career position - Life Governor of the Asthma Foundation of New South Wales
1993
Award - Fisons Medal received from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Bhathal, Ragbir, Profiles, Australian women scientists, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1999, 191 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Smith, Babette, 'Ann Janet Woolcock 1937-2001', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 25, 2014, pp. 313-36. Details

Online Resources

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