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Biographical entry Whitworth, Judith Ann (1944 - )

AC, FRACP

Born
1 April 1944
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Medical researcher

Summary

Judith Whitworth is Director of the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Howard Florey Professor of Medical Research at the Australian National University (ANU), and Head of the High Blood Pressure Research Unit at the ANU. She is recognized internationally as an expert in the areas of kidney function and blood pressure research and has held key advisory roles both in Australia and overseas. Whitworth was appointed Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 2001 for services to the advancement of academic medicine, research policy and medical research administration.

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1968 - 1971
Career position - Resident Medical Officer and Registrar at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1972
Career position - Senior Registrar at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide
1973
Award - Winthrop Travelling Fellowship received from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1973 - 1974
Career position - Research Fellow at the Tenon Hospital in Paris, France
1974
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Melbourne
1974 - 1975
Career position - Visiting Registrar at Guys Hospital, London
1975 - 1977
Career position - National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Scholar at the Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine, Melbourne
1978
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1978 - 1981
Career position - Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1982 - 1991
Career position - Nephrologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1983 - 1991
Career position - Chairman of the Board of Postgraduate Education of the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1984
Award - Smith Kline and French Award received from the International Society of Hypertension
1984
Career position - President of the Australian Society of Medical Research
1984 - 1993
Career position - Councilor of the Royal Australian College of Physicians
1985
Career position - Visiting Scientist at the MRCH Blood Pressure Unit in Glasgow, Scotland
1985
Career position - Naturalia et Biologia Fellow at Tenon Hospital in Paris, France
1987 - 1991
Career position - Professorial Associate at the University of Melbourne
1990
Award - Howard Florey Medal received
1990 - 1991
Career position - Deputy Director of the Department of Nephrology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1990 - 1993
Career position - Member of the Nomination Committee of the International Society of Nephrology
1991 -
Career position - Honorary Consultant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1991 - 1996
Career position - Member of the NHMRC Medical Research Committee
1991 - 1997
Career position - Head of the Department of Medicine at the St George Hospital, New South Wales
1991 - 1999
Career position - Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales
1992
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1992 - 1997
Career position - Councillor of the International Society of Hypertension
1994
Award - Royal Australasian College of Physicians Medal received
1994 - 1996
Career position - Chairman of the National Health and Medical Research Committee (NMRC)
1997 - 1999
Career position - Chief Medical Officer for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services
1998 - 2000
Career position - Vice-President of the International Society of Hypertension
1999 -
Career position - Director of John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University
1999 - 2001
Career position - President of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia
2000 -
Career position - Life member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
2000 -
Career position - Member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Advisory Committee on Health Research
2001
Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
2002
Award - Telstra ACT Business Woman of the Year award received
2002 - 2004
Career position - Director of Anutech Pty. Ltd.
2003 -
Career position - Member of Council of the NHMRC
2003
Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government
2004
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) Honoris Causa received from the University of Sydney
2004
Award - Australian of the Year - Australian Capital Territory winner

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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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