Officer, Doris Lyne (1898-1967)

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Officer, Doris Lyne, (OBE) (1898-1967)
Officer, Doris Lyne, OBE (1898-1967)
Veale, Doris (1898-1967)
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Medical Practitioner; Physician
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Doris Lyne Officer (1898-1967), medical practitioner, was born on 28 June 1898 at Sidcup, Kent, England, daughter of Ernest Alfred Veale, master mariner, and his Australian-born wife Amy, née Glen...

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Doris Officer was educated at the School of Medicine for Women, Royal Free Hospital, London, graduating with an MB BS. She was also a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and a licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians. She was clinical assistant in children's outpatients, Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne 1930-1947 and medical officer, Free Kindergarten Union of Victoria from 1941. Other activities included lecturer in infant feeding and management, St George's Hospital, Melbourne 1941-1946, honorary secretary, Victorian Baby Health Centres Association from 1937, Government nominee to the Board of Management, Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital, Melbourne from 1941, a committee member for the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Associated Hospitals School of Nursing and chairman of the Hospital and Charities Waste Paper Appeal in 1957. During World War II she served for three years as honorary medical officer to the Red Cross Blood Bank, Melbourne and three years as medical officer to the Australian Women's Recruiting Depot, Melbourne. She was appointed OBE - Officer of The Order of the British Empire - 13 June 1959 as medical officer, Victoria Free Kindergarten Union.

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Doris Lyne Officer was educated at the School of Medicine for Women, Royal Free Hospital, London, graduating with an MB BS. She was also a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians. She was Clinical Assistant in Children's Outpatients, Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne 1930-47 and Medical Officer, Free Kindergarten Union of Victoria from 1941. Other activities included Lecturer in Infant Feeding and Management, St Georges Hospital, Melbourne 1941-46, Honorary Secretary, Victorian Baby Health Centres Association from 1937, Government nominee to the Board of Management, Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital, Melbourne from 1941, a committee member for the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Associated Hospitals School of Nursing and Chairman of the Hospital and Charities Waste Paper Appeal in 1957. During World War II she served for three years as honorary Medical Officer to the Red Cross Blood Bank, Melbourne and three years as Medical Officer to the Australian Womens Recruiting Depot, Melbourne. She was appointed OBE - Officer of The Order of the British Empire - 13 June 1959 as Medical Officer - Victoria Free Kindergarten Union.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Officer, Doris Lyne
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Officer, Doris Lyne (1898-1967)
    Crockett, Cheryl
    [2006]
    Published: Australian National University
    Series: IspartOf Australian Dictionary of Biography Online
  3. Faith, Hope and Charity Australian Women and Imperial Honours: 1901-1989
    Australian Women's Archives Project
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  4. Where are the Women in Australian science?
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
  5. Who's Who in Australia 1962
    Alexander, Joseph A
    [Melbourne]
    Published: Colorgravure Publications

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Officer, Doris Lyne
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Officer, Doris Lyne (1898-1967)
    Crockett, Cheryl
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 521-522
  3. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003

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