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Biographical entry Dwyer, Brian Eric (1925 - 2006)

AM, KGSG

Born
9 December 1925
Died
7 June 2006
Occupation
Anaesthetist

Summary

Brian Dwyer was one of Australia's most respected and influential anaesthetists who pioneered the local development of the profession. He was Director of the Department of Anaesthetics at St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney from 1955 to 1985. received international recognition as a pioneer in the field of chronic pain management

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Events

1948
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Sydney
c. 1952 - 1954
Career position - Worked at the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics at the University of Oxford, UK
1955 - 1985
Career position - Director of the Department of Anaesthetics at St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1962
Career position - St. Vincent's Pain Clinic established
1962 - 1989
Career position - Inaugural Chair of St. Vincent's Pain Clinic
1965 - 1966
Career position - President of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
1974 - 1976
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Anaesthetists (now the College of Anaesthetists)
1984
Award - Orton Medal received
1997
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Gibb, David; Rigg, Douglas, 'Obituary: Brian Eric Dwyer, AM, KCSG 1925-2006', Australian Society of Anaesthetists Newsletter, August. Details

Online Resources

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