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Biographical entry Kailis, Patricia Verne (1933 - )

AM, OBE, FTSE

Born
19 August 1933
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Company director, Geneticist and Neurologist

Summary

Patricia Kailis, a medical graduate, worked in general practice in Western Australia during the 1960s before embarking on a career in clinical research as a genetic councillor and neurogeneticist. In 1960 she co-founded the MG Kailis Group of companies with her husband Michael Kailis. Following his death in 1999, Kailis became the Governing Director of the MG Kailis Group. The couple are recognised as pioneers of the modern Western Australian fishing industry.

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Events

1958 - 1959
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at Royal Perth Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and King Edward Hospital, all in Western Australia
1960 -
Career position - Co-founder of the MG Kailis Group of Companies
1960 - 1969
Career position - General practice in Western Australia
1970 - 1980
Career position - Honorary Neurologist at the Royal Perth Hospital
1970 - 1980
Career position - Honorary Geneticist in the Department of Neuropathology at the Royal Perth Hospital
1970 - 1995
Career position - Honorary Neurogeneticist in the Department of Neurology and Neuropathology at the Royal Perth Hospital and the Royal Perth (Rehabilitation) Hospital
1979
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1996 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1996
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
1999 -
Career position - Governing Director of the MG Kailis Group of Companies

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Handbook 2001, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Victoria, 2001, 271 pp. Details
  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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