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Biographical entry Sexton, Hannah Mary Helen (1862 - 1950)

21 June 1862
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
12 October 1950
London, England
Surgeon and Gynaecologist


Hannah Sexton, in 1892, became the third women to graduate MB BS from the University of Melbourne. In 1896 she helped found the Queen Victoria Hospital for Women and Children and was the leader of surgical work until 1908.

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Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne

  • Hannah Mary Helen Sexton - Records, 1896 - 1950; Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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McCarthy, G.J.