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Biographical entry Latham, Leslie Scott (1879 - 1950)

Born
13 June 1879
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Died
21 January 1950
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Leslie Latham was a physician who as Chairman of the Board of Stewart Lectures in Medicine at the University of Melbourne for 15 years was responsible for the instruction and examination in medicine in Victoria. With colleagues he laid the foundations for clinical teaching at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, now one of the University's principal clinical schools. Latham was active in professional medical associations, serving terms as President of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Victorian Branch of the British Medical Association. He was Deputy Chancellor if the University of Melbourne from 1947 to 1949

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1900
Education - BA, University of Melbourne
1904
Education - MB BS, University of Melbourne
1905?
Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Melbourne Hospital
1907
Education - MD, University of Melbourne
1908 - 1936
Career position - Physician to Inpatients, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
1915 - 1938
Career position - Member of Council, Victorian Branch, British Medical Association
1921
Education - MA, University of Melbourne
1921 - 1937
Career position - Chairman, Board of Stewart Lectures in Medicine, University of Melbourne
1923
Career position - President, Victorian Branch, British Medical Association
1932 - 1949
Career position - Chief Medical Officer for Victoria, AMP
1936 - 1944?
Career position - Consultant Physician, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
1938
Career position - Founding Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1944 - 1946
Career position - Member of Council, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1944 - 1947
Career position - Member of Council, University of Melbourne
1946 - 1948
Career position - Vice-President, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1947 - 1949
Career position - Deputy Chancellor, University of Melbourne
1948 - 1950
Career position - President, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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Published resources

Books

  • McDonald, G. L., Roll of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney, 1988, 332 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Morris, John Newman, 'Obituary: Leslie Scott Latham', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1950, no. 1, 1950, pp. 608-10. Details

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