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Biographical entry Hill, Arthur Machen (1903 - 1979)

Born
22 October 1903
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Died
20 January 1979
Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

Summary

Arthur Hill was an obstetrician and a gynaecologist. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1931 with an M.D. and worked as a resident medical officer at the Alfred, (royal) Children's and (Royal) Women's hospitals. In 1933, Hill completed a diploma of gynaecology and obstetrics before becoming an examiner and lecturing in those subjects at the university. From 1933-1935 he was superintendent of the Women's Hospital. In 1935 he went to England and became a fellow at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and then at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He was awarded the Katherine Bishop Harman prize in obstetrics for his clinical studies. In 1938 he returned o Melbourne and became an honorary gynaecological and obstetrical surgeon at the Women's Hospital.

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  • Belton, Hiliary, 'Hill, Arthur Machen ('Bung') (1903-1979), Gynaecologist and Obstretrician', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 14, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996, p. 450. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140517b.htm. Details

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