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Wettenhall, Roland Ravenscroft (1882 - 1965)

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Born: 13 March 1882  Carrs Plains, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 21 July 1965  Parkville, Vaud.
Roland Ravenscroft Wettenhall had an extensive private practice as a dermatologist from soon after his graduation in 1906 until his retirement in 1959. His major interests were related to radium and superficial X-ray therapy.

Career Highlights

1906Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1907Resident at the Hobart Hospital
c. 1908 - 1959Private dermatology practice
1914 - 1919War service with the Royal Army Medical Corps
1919 - Honorary Dermatologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and Alfred Hospital
1922 - 1942Honorary Dermatologist at the Melbourne Hospital
1929President of the dermatology section of the Australasian Medical Congress (British Medical Association) in Sydney
1937President of the British Association of Dermatology and Syphilology, Victorian branch
1938 - Foundation Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
1941 - 1949Foundation President of the Genealogical Society of Victoria
1948Foundation member of the Dermatological Association of Australia (Australian College of Dermatology)
1952 - 1955President of the Royal Historial Society of Victoria


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 8 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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