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Biographical entry Daws, Joyce Margaretta (1925 - 2007)

DBE

Born
21 July 1925
Hounslow, England
Died
13 June 2007
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Thoracic surgeon

Summary

Joyce Daws worked in the area of thoracic surgery at various hospitals for over twenty years. She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), 14 June 1975, for her services to medicine.

Details

Events

1956
Life event - Settled in Australia
1958 - 1967
Career position - Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1958 - 1985
Career position - Assistant Thoracic Surgeon at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
1967 - 1975
Career position - Assistant Thoracic Surgeon at Prince Henry's Hospital
1970 - 1985
Career position - Assistant Thoracic Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital
1974 -
Career position - Member of the Victorian Nursing Council
1974
Career position - President of the Victorian Medical Women's Society
1974
Career position - Honorary Secretary of the Victorian Branch Council of the Australian Medical Association (AMA)
1975
Award - Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)
1976
Career position - President of the Board of the Cancer Institute of Victoria
1977 - 1987
Career position - Board member of the After Care Hospital
1978 - 1980
Career position - Board member of the Cancer Institute of Victoria
1980 - 1985
Career position - President of the After Care Hospital
1983 - 1989
Career position - Chairman of the Victorian Nursing Council
1984
Career position - Chairman of the Academic and Professional Panel
1987 - 1996
Career position - Chairman of the International Protea Association

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Dame Joyce Daws, thoracic surgeon, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Newspaper Articles

  • McEwan, Lena and Hacker, Sandra, 'Obituary - Forthright leader broke new professional ground', The Age, 27 June 2007. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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