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Ward, Hugh Kingsley (1887 - 1972)

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Born: 17 September 1887  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 22 November 1972  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Hugh Kingsley Ward was the Bosch Professor of Bacteriology at the University of Sydney from 1935 to 1952, then medical officer with the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service. Previously he worked in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Ward received the Military Cross with 2 Bars for his outstanding work and braveness in treating wounded service men during World War I.

Career Highlights

c. 1910Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Sydney
1910 - 1911Resident Medical Officer at the Sydney Hospital
1911 - 1914(New South Wales) Rhodes Scholar at New College, Oxford, UK
1914 - 1917War service in the Royal Army Medical Corps Special Reserve
1923 - 1924Rockefeller Fellow in the Department of Bacteriology and Immunology at Harvard University, USA
1924 - 1926Bacteriologist at the University of Oxford
1926 - 1934Assistant Professor of Bacteriology at Harvard University
1935 - 1952Bosch Professor of Bacteriology at the University of Sydney
1936 - Founding member of the National Health and Medical Research Council
1948 - 1953Council member of the Australian National University
1952Retried from the University of Sydney
1952 - 1953Chairman of the Australian National Research Council
1952 - 1966Medical Officer with the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Office in Sydney


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 24 August 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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