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Armit, Henry William (1870 - 1930)

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Medical scientist and Medical journalist
Born: 9 July 1870  Islington, England.  Died: 12 March 1930  Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
Henry William Armit, who studied physics and chemistry in Bonn, Germany, went on to research immunity at the Lister Institute under C. Martin in the early 1900s. He was the founding editor of the "Medical Journal of Australia" 1913-30.

Career Highlights
Born Islington, London, 9 July 1930. Died Hunters Hill, 12 March 1930. Educated Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitšt (physics, chemistry) and St Bartholomew's Hospital London (MRCS, LRCP 1894). General practice, Torquay, travel in Germany, locum tenens, Wembley, London from 1900, research into immunity , Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, external staff, "British Medical Journal" from 1901, organised British section, International Hygiene Exhibition, Dresden 1911, first editor, "Medical Journal of Australia" 1914-60, advised the company to establish 'The Printing House' at Glebe 1925.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 26 July 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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