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Biographical entry Frey, Dorothea

Author, Medical mycologist and Pathologist


Dorothea Frey was a pathologist, medical mycologist and author.

She worked as a researcher in the medical mycology laboratory at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney between 1954 and 1983.

She is the co-author of several papers and books including A Colour Atlas of Pathogenic Fungi (book, 1979), Mycology for the Routine Laboratory (book, 1984) and Isolation of Keratinophilic and Other Fungi from Soils Collected in Australia and New Guinea (paper, 1965).



1954 - 1983
Career position - Researcher at the medical mycology laboratory, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


  • Hooker, Claire, Irresistible Forces: Australian Women in Science (Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 2004), 215 pp. Details


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