Biographical entry Rickards, Winston Selby (1920 - 2007)
- 13 November 1920
- 11 December 2007
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Winston Rickards was an early pioneer of the field of child psychiatry in Victoria. In 1955 he was made founding director of the Royal Children's Hospital's department of child psychiatry and behavioural sciences and he remained in this position until 1983. While in this role he developed the department into one of international acclaim, and the training program offered by his department remained the only course in its field until the early 1980s.
Rickards also lectured at Melbourne University in medicine and other fields between the 1950s and 1980s.
- Education - Doctor of Medicine, University of Melbourne
- 1955 - 1983
- Career position - Founding Director of the Department of Child Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Children's Hospital
Created: 7 September 2012, Last modified: 11 April 2016