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Biographical entry Donaldson, Edgar John (Eddie) (1920 - 2000)

AO

Born
13 November 1920
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Died
13 May 2000
Australia
Occupation
Ophthalmologist

Summary

Eddie Donaldon's ophthalmic career spanned over fifty years. He held many positions including ophthalmic surgeon at the Sydney Eye Hospital, 1949-1986.

Details

Events

1944 - 2000
Career position - Member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA)
1949 - 1986
Career position - Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Sydney Eye Hospital
1952 - 1956
Career position - Secretary of the New South Wales Ophthalmic Society
1961 - 1963
Career position - President of the New South Wales Ophthalmic Society
1964 - 1969
Career position - Australian Medical Association (AMA) representative on the Optical Dispensers Board of New South Wales
1966 - 1968
Career position - Honorary Secretary of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
1970 - 1977
Career position - Director of Ophthalmic Studies and Eye Health at the University of Sydney
1972
Award - Telfer Prize received from the Sydney Hospital
1973
Award - Life Governor of Sydney Hospital
1978 - 1979
Career position - President of the Australian College of Ophthalmologists
1981 - 1983
Career position - Board member of the Sydney Hospital
1985
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1997
Award - Medal of Honour received from the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Edgar John Donaldson, ophthalmologist, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • Parks, Wendy and Donaldson, Craig, 'Obituary: Dr Eddie (Edgar John) Donaldson, AO, Ophthalmologist', The Age, 19 June 2000. Details

Online Resources

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