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Australian Medical Association

REFSHAUGE, William (Dudley) (1913 - 2009), Director-General, Army Medical Services, Australia, 1955–60; Secretary-General, World Medical Association, 1973–76

MURRAY, Angus Johnston (died 1968), President, Australian Medical Association, 1964–67; Hon. Consulting Obstetrician and Gynæcologist, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney

DAWS, Joyce (Margaretta) (1925 - 2007), Surgeon, Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1958–85; Thoracic Surgeon, Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne, 1975, retired; President, Victorian Branch Council, Australian Medical Association, 1976

SYME, George Adlington (1859 - 1929), Hon. Colonel; President, College of Surgeons of Australasia; Vice-President BMA; Chairman of Federal Committee BMA in Australia; Member of Council, Melbourne University, 1912; President, Medical Defence Association; Member of Medical Advisory Committee and Consulting Surgeon Repatriation Commission

LOWE, Douglas Ackley (born 1942), Chairman: Premier’s Physical Activity Council, 2004–07; Board of Governance, GP Assist Tasmania, 2004–11; Executive Officer, Tasmanian Branch, Australian Medical Association, 1992–2004

BURSTON, Samuel (Roy) (1888 - 1960), RAAMC Retired; Hon. Medical Adviser, National HQ Australian Red Cross Society since 1952; Consulting Physician Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1947; Receiver-General, Priory of St John in Australian Commonwealth; Pres. Senior Golfers’ Association of Victoria, 1952; Chairman of Moonee Valley Racing Club, Victoria, 1952

NEWMAN-MORRIS, John (1879 - 1957), Receiver-General, Priory of St John in Australia; Cons. Surgeon, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne; National Council Australian Red Cross Society; Pres. Medical Board of Victoria; Member of Council of Australian Flying Doctor Service (1st President, 1936–38); of Council of the University of Melbourne; of Executive of the Lord Mayor’s Fund; President, Old People’s Welfare Council; Vice-Pres. Victorian Soc. for Crippled Children; President Medical Defence Assoc.; Chm. Brit. Med. Ince. Co.; Chm. Automobile Fire & Gen. Insce. Co.; Trustee Med. Soc. of Victoria; Council of British Medical Association (Chairman for 17 years); Vice-Pres., Royal Empire Society (Pres. Victorian Branch)

CUNNING, Joseph (1872 - 1948), Member of Dorking and Horley Rural District Council; late Senior Surgeon to the Royal Free Hospital; late Surgeon to the Cancer Hospital; late Surgeon to the Victoria Hospital for Children; Consulting Surgeon to the Thames Ditton Cottage Hospital; late President of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Medical Men in England

LENDON, Alfred Austin (1856 - 1935), Ex-President, Medical Board of South Australia; Patron and Ex-President, District Trained Nursing Society of SA; Ex-President, Numismatic Society of SA; Consulting Surgeon and Vice-President, Adelaide Children’s Hospital; Patron, Australasian Trained Nursing Association (SA Branch)

FRASER, John (1885 - 1947), Principal of Edinburgh University, since 1944; Member, His Majesty’s Medical Household in Scotland; Member, Royal Company of Archers, King’s Bodyguard in Scotland; Consulting Surgeon to Edinburgh Royal Hospital for Sick Children; Surgeon, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary; Consulting Surgeon, Royal Navy in Scotland; Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Department of Health for Scotland, and International Society of Surgery; Hon. Consultant Adviser in Surgery, Department of Health for Scotland; Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (Scotland); Hon. Fellow, American Surgical Association and Royal Medical Society, Edinburgh; Hon. Member, British Orthopædic Association; Member, Post-War Hospitals Committee (Scotland), 1942; Hugh Owen Thomas Lecturer Liverpool, 1934; Clubbe Memorial Lecturer, Sydney, Australia, 1935


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Is Australia's leading medical practitioners' organisation. It was formed in Canberra in 1961, succeeding the Australian branches of the British Medical Association (BMA), which originated in 1832 to support medical ...

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