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Biographical entry Aaron, Isaac (1804 - 1877)

Born
1804
Birmingham, England
Died
1877
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Isaac Aaron was a medical practitioner and sanitarian, who migrated to Australia from England in 1838. He was a keen editor who worked on and later owned the short-lived "Australian Medical Journal" (Sydney). He was also one of the founders and editors of the "New South Wales Medical Gazette". Isaac Aaron was a key instigator in reviving the Philosophical Society of New South Wales (formerly the Philosophical Society of Australasia).

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Events

c. 1820
Education - Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospital (LSA)
1827
Career position - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
1838
Life event - Arrived in Australia (Raymond Terrace, New South Wales)
1857 - 1859
Career position - Health Officer in Sydney
1870 - 1875
Career position - Joint Founder and co-editor of the New South Wales Medical Gazette

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Journal Articles

  • McIntosh, A.M., 'Dr Isaac Aaron', The Medical Journal of Australia (1957), 495-498. Details
  • Paull, John D., 'The Role of Dr Isaac Aaron and the Australian Medical Journal in the Dissemination of Information About Etherisation in the 1840s', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 41 (4 supp.) (2013), 10-5. Details

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