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Biographical entry Jubb, Kenneth (1928 - 2013)

OAM

Born
20 July 1928
Died
27 February 2013
Occupation
Veterinary pathologist

Summary

Kenneth Jubb was a distinguished veterinary pathologist with an international reputation, who had a remarkable record of contribution to veterinary education and made a significant contribution to the administration of the University of Melbourne at the highest levels. During eleven years teaching in North America, he co-authored with Peter Kennedy the textbook Pathology of domestic animals which, through six editions from 1963 was the standard international reference on the subject. As Professor of Veterinary Pathology at The University of Melbourne, Jubb was instrumental in founding the School of Veterinary Science under leadership of Douglas Blood. He was a member of the University's Council and Chairman of the Academic Board, and held a number of other appointments. Jubb's contribution to veterinary education extended to advanced training for veterinary scientists in several Asian countries. He was a Foundation Fellow of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences.

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Events

1952
Career position - Instructor in pathology, New York State Veterinary College, U.S.A.
1952
Education - BVSc, University of Sydney
1957 - 1962
Career position - Professor of Pathology, Ontario Veterinary College, Canada
1963 - 1990
Career position - Professor of Veterinary Pathology, University of Melbourne
1969 - 1990
Career position - Member, Zoological Parks and Gardens Board of Victoria
1969 - 1990
Career position - Dean, School of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne
1990
Life event - Retired
1991
Award - Gilruth Prize for Meritorious Service to Veterinary Science, Australian Veterinary Association
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society in veterinary pathology
2002
Award - Peter Olafson Award, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
2011
Award - Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to veterinary science and pathology

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Hinchcliff, Kenneth, 'Professor Kenneth Jubb 1928-2013', Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 92, no. 9, 2014, p. 338. Details

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