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Biographical entry Noad, Kenneth Beeson (Bob) (1900 - 1987)

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Born
25 March 1900
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Died
24 May 1987
Elizabeth Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Neurologist and Physician

Summary

Bob Noad was a physician and one of the first neurologists in Sydney, who was for many years Honorary Physician at the Sydney Hospital and Consultant Neurologist at the Repatriation General Hospital at Concord. He frequently travelled throughout New South Wales for medical consultations and was a popular and effective teacher at the Sydney Hospital. In his research he made significant contributions to the study of scrub fever and hyperparathyroidism. Noad was active in the affairs of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, serving on council for 14 years and as President from 1962 to 1964. He played a leading role in the College's efforts to extend facilities for medical training in South-East Asia. Noad was also an original member and some-time Vice-President of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences.

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1924
Education - MB ChM, University of Sydney
1924 - 1928
Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Sydney Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women and Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children
1929
Education - Member, Royal College of Physicians, London
1935
Career position - Assistant Physician, Sydney Hospital
1938
Career position - Founding Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1940 - 1946
Career position - Served with the Australian Imperial Forces
1948
Education - Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London
1948 - 1960
Career position - Honorary Physician, Sydney Hospital
1951
Career position - Member of Council, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1953
Education - MD, University of Sydney
1953 - 1966
Career position - Member of Council, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1960
Life event - Retired
1962 - 1964
Career position - President, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1963 - 1987
Award - Honorary Fellow, America College of Physicians
1964 - 1968
Career position - President, Medico-Legal Society
1970
Award - Honorary Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
1970
Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt)
1973
Award - Honorary DLitt, University of Singapore

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