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Biographical entry Brown, James Boyer (1919 - 2009)

7 October 1919
Waiuku, New Zealand
31 October 2009
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Endocrinologist and Biochemist


James Brown had a personal chair of obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Melbourne 1972-1984 and was based at the Royal Women's Hospital.


Born 7 October 1919. Educated Auckland University College (MSc) and Edinburgh University (PhD, DSc). Biochemist 1940-44; clinical biochemist, Auckland Hospital Board 1944-49; Assistant director, Clinical Endocrinology Research Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Edinburgh 1958-62; First Assistant Endocrinologist, University of Melbourne 1962-71; Professor, personal chair of obstetrics and gynaecology 1972-84, senior associate and emeritus professor 1985- .

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