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Biographical entry Tooth, Kathleen Helen (1916 - )

27 August 1916
Bristol, England


Kathleen Tooth was a resident medical officer at the Sydney Hospital from 1940-1943. In May 1943 she became the first woman to hold the position of medical superintendent at the Hospital.



Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Sydney
1940 - 1943
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Sydney Hospital
May 1943
Medical Superintendent at the Sydney Hospital - first woman to hold the position

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details
  • Courtice, F. C ., 'Robert John Walsh', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 6, no. 2, 1985, pp. 277-291. Also available at Details

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