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Biographical entry Inglis, William Keith (1888 - 1960)

11 February 1888
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
26 January 1960
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Pathologist and Educator


William Inglis established the Kanematsu Memorial Institute of Pathology in 1933 and served as part-time director 1933-1936. He then became professor of pathology at the University of Sydney 1936-1952.


Born Redfern, Sydney, 11 February 1888. Died Sydney, 26 January 1960. Educated University of Sydney (MB 1911, ChM 1912, MD 1917). Resident, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; demonstrator in pathology, University of Sydney and Militia senior medical officer, Bathurst camp; Captain and later Major, Australian Army Medical Corps 1916-19; Pathology Department, University of Sydney from 1920; honorary pathologist, Sydney Hospital 1922-26, director of pathology from 1926; established Kanematsu Memorial Institute of Pathology 1933, part-time director 1933-36; professor of pathology, University of Sydney 1936-52; responsible for service pathology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital during World War II. Founding member, Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1938; a director of Sydney Hospital 1946-60.

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