Zwar, Traugott Bernhard (1876-1947)

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Surgeon
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Traugott Bernhard Zwar (1876-1947), surgeon, was born on 20 June 1876 at Stockwell, South Australia, son of John Zwar, homoeopathic doctor, and his wife Anna, née Kaiser, Lutherans who had left Saxony...

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Traugott Bernhard (Bernard) Zwar was honorary surgeon to in-patients at Melbourne Hospital from 1919, honorary consulting surgeon from 1935 and president of the committee of management 1937-45. He was a leading force behind the move of the hospital to its site in Parkville. He also lectured in surgery at the University of Melbourne from 1924-35.

  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the Universities of Adelaide and Melbourne
  • Career position - Senior Resident Surgeon at the Melbourne Hospital
  • Education - Bachelor of Surgery (ChB) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Austin Hospital in Heidelberg, Victoria
  • Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Postgraduate study in England and Germany
  • Career position - Honorary Anaesthetist and Surgeon to Out-patients at St Vincent's Hospital in Fitzroy, Victoria
  • Education - Master of Surgery (MS) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Surgeon to Out-patients at the Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - War service with the Australian Army Medical Corps
  • Career position - Honorary Surgeon to In-patients in Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - President of the Melbourne Medical Association
  • Career position - Councillor of the British Medical Association, Victorian branch
  • Career position - Chairman of the Nurses' Board of Victoria
  • Career position - Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Founder of the College of Surgeons of Australasia (later Royal Australasian College of Surgeons)
  • Career position - President of the British Medical Association, Victorian branch
  • Career position - Honorary Consulting Surgeon at the Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Chairman of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Research in Pathology and Medicine
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
  • Career position - Deputy Chancellor

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Zwar, Traugott Bernhard (Bernard)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Zwar, Traugott Bernhard (1876-1947), Surgeon
    Rank, Benjamin
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 610-611

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