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Biographical entry Butler, Hildred Mary (1906 - 1975)

Born
9 October 1906
Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
8 April 1975
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Microbiologist

Summary

Hildred Butler investigated the causes of infections during and after childbirth while working at the Baker Medical Research Institute and later the (Royal) Women's Hospital. She recorded her findings in twenty-one papers published both in Australia and overseas.

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Events

1928
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1928 - 1938
Career position - Bacteriologist at the Baker Medical Research Institute
1938 - 1971
Career position - Bacteriologist at the (Royal) Women's Hospital
1946
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1971
Life event - Retired

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • Hill, Arthur and Leslie, David, 'Hildred Mary Butler', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1975, no. 2, 1975, pp. 844-5. Details

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See also

Ailie Smith