Allen, Harry, (Sir) (1854-)

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Allen, H. B. (1854-)
Allen, H. B. (Harry Brookes)
Allen, H. B. (MD)
Allen, Harry, (Sir)
Allen, Harry (1854-)
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Allen, Harry Brookes, (Sir) (1854-)
Allen, Harry Brookes, (Sir) (1854-1926)
Allen, Harry Brookes, (Sir Harry Brookes) (1854-)
Allen, Harry Brookes (1854-)
Allen, Harry Brookes (1854-1926)
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Pathologist; Anatomist; Medical Administrator; Academics - Pathology
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Sir Harry Brookes Allen (1854-1926), pathologist and medical administrator, was born on 13 June 1854 at Corio Terrace, Geelong, Victoria, second son of Thomas Watts Allen, bootmaker, and his wife Esther...

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Harry Allen was professor of descriptive and surgical anatomy and pathology 1882-1906, and professor of pathology 1906-1924 at the University of Melbourne. He had first joined the University in 1877 and was the first Australian medical graduate to be registered in Britain.

  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Anatomy Demonstrator and Sub-Conservator at the Museum of Anatomy and Pathology at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Editor of the
  • Career position - Anatomy Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Professor of Descriptive and Surgical Anatomy and Pathology at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Professor of Pathology at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - First President of the combined Medical Society of Victoria and the Victorian Branch of the British Medical Association
  • Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)

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Born in Geelong in 1854, Allen was educated there at Flinders School, and later at the Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne and at the University of Melbourne, graduating M.B. in 1876 and M.D. in 1878. He was appointed Demonstrator of Anatomy in 1880; then in 1882 Lecturer, and in 1883 Professor of Descriptive and Surgical Anatomy and Pathology. In 1906, on the arrival of R.J. Berry, Professor of Anatomy, he became Professor of Pathology. He acted as honorary secretary for the second session of the Intercolonial Medical Congress in Melbourne, 1889, was Dean of the Medical Faculty from 1886, and was president of the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of Melbourne. He was also chairman of the Inter-colonial Rabbit Commission. In 1890 he visited England and Europe, became the first colonial graduate registered there (he had done much to support the University's successful petition to permit such registration in Britain) and brought home up-to-date knowledge, leading to the establishment of bacteriology in the University. He was prominently associated with the establishment of the Institute of Tropical Medicine. He was a member of numerous medical bodies and associations and involved in the establishment of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. He died in 1926.

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Born in Geelong in 1854, Allen was educated there at Flinders School, and later at the Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne and at the University of Melbourne, graduating M.B. in 1876 and M.D. in 1878. He was appointed Demonstrator of Anatomy in 1880; then in 1882 Lecturer, and in 1883 Professor of Descriptive and Surgical Anatomy and Pathology. In 1906, on the arrival of R.J. Berry, Professor of Anatomy, he became Professor of Pathology. He acted as honorary secretary for the second session of the Intercolonial Medical Congress in Melbourne, 1889, was Dean of the Medical Faculty from 1886, and was president of the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of Melbourne. He was also chairman of the Inter-colonial Rabbit Commission. In 1890 he visited England and Europe, became the first colonial graduate registered there (he had done much to support the University's successful petition to permit such registration in Britain) and brought home up-to-date knowledge, leading to the establishment of bacteriology in the University. He was prominently associated with the establishment of the Institute of Tropical Medicine. He was a member of numerous medical bodies and associations and involved in the establishment of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. He died in 1926.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Allen, Harry Brookes
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Sir Harry Allen and the Foundation of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
    Davis, Vivianne de Vahl
    Published: 1983
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 4, 31-38
  3. Allen, Harry Brookes - Ms 2
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  4. Harry Brookes Allen
    Anon
    Published: 1926
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 1926, 1, 414-8
  5. History of the Medical School. in University of Melbourne Medical School Jubilee 1914
    Allen, H. B.
    Published: Ford & Son, Melbourne, 1914
  6. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

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