Biographical entry Thornton, Mary Ethel Josephine
- Alternative Names
- Kent Hughes, Mary (Also known as)
Mary Thornton was specialist in radiology in the Royal Army Medical Corps, with the rank Major, serving in England and the Middle East during the Second World War. She was later visiting specialist in radiation at the Repatriation General Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria.
- Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
- 1926? - 1935?
- Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Austin Hospital, Victoria
- 1935 - 1937
- Career position - Radiologist at Dunedin and Wanganui Public Hospitals
- Career position - First woman outside England to receive the London Fellowship Diploma of the Faculty of Radiologists - the highest radiation qualification in the British Empire
- 1939? - ?
- Career position - Assistant Radiologist at the Austin Hospital in Victoria
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
- 'Kent Hughes, Mary', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-628534. Details
- Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details
Created: 12 March 2003, Last modified: 1 August 2007