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Biographical entry Steel, Thomas Heron (1912 - 2000)

FRACP, FRCP Lond

Born
7 March 1912
Died
13 December 2000
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Thomas Heron Steel was a thoracic specialist who helped to almost totally eradicate tuberculosis from Victoria. After returning from war service, he joined the Alfred Hospital in 1946 retiring in 1983. Steel greatly improved the doctor training and patient treatment at the hospital where he was appointed to the board of management (1975) and Vice-President of the board of directors. In 1956 he was appointed director of the Melbourne Medical Postgraduate Committee, retiring in 1969. Steel also worked as a Medical Officer for the AMP Society until 1985

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1935
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
1936 - 1937
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1938
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Children's Hospital
1938
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1939 - 1940
Career position - Medical Officer at the Austin Hospital
1940 -
Career position - Member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (MRACP)
1940 - 1946
Career position - War Service with the Australian Army Medical Corp
1946
Career position - Honorary outpatients physician at the Alfred Hospital
1947
Education - Nuffield Fellowship postgraduate training in London
1948 - c. 1983
Career position - Physician at the Alfred Hospital, consultant to the Repatriation General Hospital in Heidelberg and consultant to Heatherton Sanatorium
1948 - 1990s
Career position - Private practice
1953 -
Award - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
1968
Award - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)

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