Parsons, Peter James (1913-2007)

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Gastroenterologist
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1514368

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Peter Parsons was a pioneer in the field of gastroenterology. Being one of the first and most respected specialists in the field in Victoria, he was a visiting physician to the Bethesda, St Andrew's, Freemasons, Cabrini and Repatriation General Hospitals, as well as being named Life Governor to the Epworth Hospital for his ongoing involvement. At the same time he maintained a very successful private practice in Spring Street, Melbourne.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne
  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Career event - Served in the Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Career position - Registrar, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Wyeth Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Career event - Made Member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Education - Doctor of Medicine, University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Medical Registrar, Department of Gastroenterology, Central Middlesex Hospital, England
  • Career event - Appointed honorary physician, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
  • Career position - Acting assistant director, clinical research unit, Baker Medical Research Centre
  • Career event - Appointed visiting physician, Repatriation General Hospital
  • Career position - Member of the War Pensions Assessment Tribunal
  • Career position - Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Society
  • Career position - President of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia
  • Career position - Chairman of the staff, Alfred Hospital
  • Career position - Vice-president of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Parsons, Peter James
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. In their day: the Baker Medical Research Institute memoirs of alumni
    Andrew, Rod and Barnett, Alf
    Published: Hyland House, South Yarra (Vic.), 1992

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