Gardner, Hilda Josephine (1890-1953)

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Florey, Hilda (1890-1953)
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Bacteriologist
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Hilda Gardner was a pioneer of laboratory medicine in Australia, with a particular interest in infections and infectious diseases. After periods of residency at hospitals in Adelaide and at the Women's Hospital in Melbourne, she was appointed to the Royal Melbourne Hospital where she spent the rest of her career. From her small laboratory in the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute she did all the bacteriology and haematology for the Hospital. Gardner also taught clinical pathology at the Hospital. She is remembered for having trained a generation of pathologists and physicians. Gardner was instrumental in initiating the formal training of laboratory technicians under the auspices of Australian Institution of Medical Laboratory Technicians.

  • Education - MB BS, University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Assistant Bacteriologist, Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Clinical Pathologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Fellow, Royal Australian College of Physicians

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  1. Gardner, Hilda Josephine
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Hilda Josephine Gardner
    Perry, John
    Published: 1953
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 1953, 2, 118-9
  3. Roll of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
    McDonald, G. L.
    Published: Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney, 1988

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  1. MARRIAGE. Gardner—Florey.
    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 24 February 1917 p 51 Article
    ... , and Dr. Hilda Josephine Florey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Florey, "Corega," Mitcham, was quietly ... MARRIAGE. GARDNER—FLOREY. A most picturesque pink and white wed-ding took place on Saturday ... 754 words
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  1. Index page
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Sunday 30 June 1935 [INDEX Apr 1935-Jun 1935] p xv

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