Biographical entry Benger, Lesley Dora (1949 - 2000)
- Physiotherapist and Medical administrator
Lesley Benger gained a diploma in physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. She worked as a physiotherapist in Newcastle, South Africa, Britain and Bali before returning to Sydney and working at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She was later a lecturer and clinical supervisor at the University of Sydney. In 1981 Benger set up and managed her husband's medical practice. She later established a day surgery centre and managed both it and the practice.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
- Benger, Ross, 'Obituary: Lesley Dora Benger, Day surgery pioneer', The Age (2001). Details
Created: 26 November 2003, Last modified: 1 August 2007