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Biographical entry Wilmot, Alice Elizabeth (Betty) (1912 - c. 1998)

OBE

Born
15 February 1912
Died
c. 1998
Occupation
Medical administrator and Dietician

Summary

Betty Wilmot began her working life as a dietician at Victorian Railways. After gaining a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS) from the University of Melbourne she was a resident medical officer at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, and the Children's Hospital, Perth. Wilmot was later assistant director, then director, of Maternal, Infant and Pre-School Welfare at the Department of Health, Victoria. She was appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire, in recognition of her work in maternal and child health, on 3 June 1978.

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Events

1934 - 1938
Career position - Dietician at Victorian Railways
1939
Career position - Dietician at the Commonwealth Department of Health
1941
Career position - Joined research staff in the Physiology Department at the University of Melbourne
1945
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
1945 - 1946
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
1946 - 1947
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Children's Hospital, Perth
1947 - 1948
Career position - Scholar Medical Officer in Tasmania
1948 - 1949
Education - British Council Scholar, visited England to Study Child Health in Great Britain
1950 - 1960
Career position - Assistant Director of Maternal, Infant and Pre-School Welfare at the Department of Health in Victoria
1960 - 1970s
Career position - Director of Maternal, Infant and Pre-School Welfare with the Victorian Department of Health
1966
Career position - Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council
1978
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

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

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