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Biographical entry Young, John Atherton (1936 - 2004)

AO, FAA

Born
18 April 1936
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died
10 February 2004
Occupation
Physiologist and Medical scientist

Summary

John Atherton Young became Pro Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences) at the University of Sydney in 1994, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in 1989 and Professor of Physiology in 1976.

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1958
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1960 - 1961
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Queensland
1961
Career position - Junior Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Brisbane Hospital
1962 - 1964
Career position - National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Officer in the Kanematsu Institute at the Sydney Hospital
1965
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Queensland
1965 - 1966
Career position - C.J. Martin Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council at Free University of Berlin
1967 - 1971
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1972 - 1975
Career position - Associate Professor of Physiology at the University of Sydney
1975
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Queensland
1976 - 1989
Career position - Professor of Physiology and Head of Department at the University of Sydney
1983 - 1988
Career position - Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society
1986 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1989 - 1997
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney 1989-1997
1992 - 1993
Career position - Interim Director of the Kolling Institute for Medical Research
1993
Career position - Head of Academic Group C (Health Sciences) at the University of Sydney
1994
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1994 - 2003
Career position - Pro Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) at the University of Sydney
1995 - 1999
Career position - President of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society

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