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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 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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