Black, Robert H. (1917-1988)

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Black, R. H. (1917-1988)
Black, R. H. (Robert H)
Black, R. H. (Robert H) (1917-1988)
Black, Robert H.
Black, Robert Hughes (1917-1988)
Field of activity
Medical scientist; Professor Of Tropical Medicine
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Biographies

Robert Hughes Black (1917-1988), professor of tropical medicine, was born on 20 December 1917 at Willaura, Victoria, son of Victorian-born parents Robert Nicol Black, bank manager, and his wife Margaret...

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Robert Black was Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Sydney from 1963 to 1982. He also worked at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (1946-1948) before joining the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Sydney in 1951. Black also worked as a consultant physician at St Vincent's Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Prince Henry's Hospital. He was educated at the Universities of Sydney (MB, BS) and Liverpool (Dip. Tropical Medicine and Health, ED, MD, Dip Anth) and served as a captain and physician with the Australian Army Medical Corps during World War II.

  • Career position - Medical Scientist at LHQ Medical Research Unit in Cairns, Queensland
  • Career position - UK Medical Research Council Fellow at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Career position - Lecturer (to 1955) then Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Sydney
  • Award - Darling Prize and Medal for Malaria received from the World Health Organisation

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Black, Robert Hughes
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. An unending war: the Australian Army's struggle against malaria 1885 - 2015
    Howie-Willis, Ian
    Published: Big Sky Publishing, Newport (N.S.W.), 2016
  3. Black, Robert Hughes (1917-1988), Professor of Tropical Medicine
    Cossart, Yvonne
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 17, 107-108
  4. Robert Hughes Black
    Sharp, Peter
    Published: 1989
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 151, 171-2
  5. Malaria: the Australian Experience, 1843-1991
    Spencer, Margaret
    Published: Australian College of Tropical Medicine, Townsville, 1994

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