Wilkinson, John Francis (1864-1935)

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John Francis Wilkinson (1864-1935), physician, was born on 13 April 1864 at Collingwood, Melbourne, son of William Wilkinson, tailor, and his wife Harriet Emily, née Ezard, both Yorkshire born. John was...

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John Wilkinson had a medical practice in Melbourne from 1897. His particular interests were the fractional test meal and the opaque bismuth meal X-ray examination and he popularised the dietary treatment of peptic ulcer and diabetes. After seeing insulin used clinically in Canada in September 1922 he organised for it to be manufactured under licence by the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories in Melbourne. He was also Founder and first secretary of the Alpine Club; Wilkinson's Lookout is named after him.

  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Private practice in Bright, Victoria
  • Career position - Private practice in Melbourne
  • Career position - Honorary Demonstrator and Lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Honorary Physician at the Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - President of the British Medical Association, Victorian branch

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  1. Wilkinson, John Francis
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Wilkinson, John Francis (1864-1935), Physician
    Travers, Richard
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 492

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  1. [Archive material relating to John Francis Wilkinson]
    Travers, Richard
    [ Unpublished : 1930-1987 ]
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