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Biographical entry Firkin, Barry George (1930 - 2001)

Born
3 August 1930
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Died
12 January 2001
Australia
Occupation
Medical educator, Haematologist and Physician

Summary

Barry Firkin was professor of medicine at Monash University for 26 years. Throughout his career he published over 120 papers in Australian and international journals.

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Events

1954
Career position - Junior Resident Medical Officer at Sydney Hospital
1955 - 1957
Career position - Research Fellow at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1958 - 1960
Career position - Research Fellow in the Division of Haematology of the Department of Medicine at Washington University, USA
1961 - 1969
Career position - Director of the Clinical Research Unit at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1964 - 1969
Career position - Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney
1964 - 1969
Career position - Visiting Medical Officer at the Repatriation General hospital in Concord
1969 - 1991
Career position - Professor and Chairman of Medicine at Monash University Medical School and the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
1969 - 1991
Career position - In-patient Physician at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
1972
Career position - Sims Commonwealth Travelling Professor
1991 - 1995
Career position - Professor of Medicine at Monash University Medical School and Box Hill Hospital, Victoria
1995 - 2001
Career position - Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Monash University, Melbourne

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Barry Firkin, former Professor of Medicine at Melbourne's Monash University, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Firkin, Barry, 'Hocking vs Bell Revisited', Health and History, vol. 3, no. 2, 2001, pp. 30-54. Details

Newspaper Articles

  • Firkin, Howard, 'Obituary: Barry George Firkin, Professor of medicine', The Age, 25 January 2001. Details

Online Resources

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