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Biographical entry Aspinall, Jessie Strahorn (1880 - 1953)

Born
10 December 1880
Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
Died
25 August 1953
Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Jessie Aspinall was the first female junior medical officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital 1906. She later went into private practice. In 1941 she gave Berida, her house at Bowral and three acres of land, to the Red Cross; it was used as a convalescent home for ex-servicemen.

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c. 1905
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1906 - 1907
Career position - First female junior medical resident officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1907
Career position - Junior House Surgeon at the General Hospital in Hobart
1908
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Women's Hospital in Crown Street, Sydney
1908 - 1953
Career position - Life-Governor of the Women's Hospital
1909 - 1915
Career position - Private practice in Sydney

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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McCarthy, G.J.