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Williams, Mary Boyd Burfitt (1882 - 1956)

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Physician and Pathologist
Born: 9 November 1882  Redfern, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 30 November 1956  Bellevue Hill, New South Wales.
Mary Boyd B. Williams was a consulting physician in Macquarie Street, Sydney 1924-52. She also served as honorary physician (1912-38) at Lewisham Hospital, where she established the pathology department and served as honorary pathologist.

Career Highlights

1905Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Sydney
1908Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1909Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Sydney
1910Resident Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1910Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1911Senior Resident (the first woman) Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1911 - 1912Resident at the Women's Hospital in Crown Street
1912 - 1924General practice in Glebe
1912 - 1938Honorary Physician at the Lewisham Hospital
1924 - 1952Consulting Physician in Macquarie Street
1929 - 1953Founder and Councillor of Sancta Sophia College at the University of Sydney


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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