Margaret Henderson, a consultant physician to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1981, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 12 June 1976 for her services to medicine. She enjoyed a long association with the Royal Melbourne Hospital in the capacity of honorary physician from 1947-1975 and specialist physician from 1976-1981. She was also consultant physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital for Women from 1959. During World War II she served as a captain in the Australian Military Forces from 1941-42. She completed her medical training at the University of Melbourne, graduating MB BS in 1931 and MD in 1941. She was a Fellow of Janet Clarke Hall, at the University of Melbourne from 1966.
Dr. Margaret Henderson joined the Royal Melbourne Hospital as a resident in 1939. In 1959 she became the first woman to be appointed honorary physician by the hospital.
Dr Henderson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire, 12 June 1976, for her services to medicine.
In 2005 she was made a Consultant Emeritus by the Melbourne Health Board.
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Career position - Junior Research Officer at the Medical Research Council
Career position - Australian Military Forces captain
Career position - Honorary Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Career position - Consultant Physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Career position - Specialist Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Career position - Member of the Management Committee of the Royal District Nursing Service
Career position - Consultant Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Career position - Vice-President of the Royal District Nursing Service
Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Thursday 11 December 1930 p 69 Family Notices
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The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 4 December 1926 p 5 Family Notices
... < tighter and son (Mary I'dith Fnmeis Joseph). ' roniiLTT (i)fC Nellie Wilson).— On the 10th Viromlvr. ft ... . Henderson— a son. Roth well. . LEVI (nco Laura Upslill).— On tho 22nd Nov ember at ."rjiur ...
Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 18 June 1921 p 13 Family Notices
... . (Donovan, died of .wounds June M. 191S. . Ob for. a touch of a vanished hand. And to bear the dear voice ... , brother-lr.-Jnv, nephew, ama'd niece, Margaret and X-orris OarmUha-&. KHLLY.— In memory of our dear ...
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 13 January 1915 [Issue No.6] p 133 Government Gazette Notices
... PRACTITIONERS FOR 1915. LIST of Medical Practitioners who are registered under tlie provisions of the Act of ... 1915. LIST of Medical Practitioners who are registered under the provisions of the Act of Parliament of ...
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 20 July 1917 [Issue No.107] p 3633 Government Gazette Notices Illustrated
... , Tareutta. (Transferred from A. B. Bard well.) Margaret Riely, Tanglewood, Kootiogal Victor Frederick Scott ... , Casino Joshua Herbert Joshua! Bodangora Herbert Gordon Kent, Myrne, Goolagong Harriet Mary McGorrin, care ...