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Biographical entry Woodhill, Joan Mary (1912 - 1990)

Born
5 May 1912
Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Died
December 1990
Occupation
Nutritionist and Dietician

Summary

Joan Woodhill held various positions as a dietician at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney. She studied in the USA, gaining a Master of Science at the University of Minnesota in 1947 and a Doctor of Science at Harvard in 1951.

Details

Events

1937 - 1938
Career position - Assistant Dietician at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney
1939
Career position - Carnegie Scholar in Great Britain and the USA
1940 - 1946
Career position - Chief Dietician at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1947
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Minnesota, USA
1950s - 1962
Career position - Tutor Dietician at the Royal Newcastle Hospital, New South Wales
1951
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from Harvard, USA
1962 - ?
Career position - Nutritionist in the Department of Medicine at the University of New South Wales and the Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Joan Woodhill (sound recording), interviewer: Peter Johnson, July 1982, TRC 2404 Int. No. 2023; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details
  • Interview with Joyce Woodhill and Joan Woodhill (sound recording), interviewer: Peter Johnson, July 1982, TRC 2404 Int. No. 2023; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

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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