- 3 April 1962
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Helen O'Connell was the first Australian woman to complete urology training. Her work on female genital anatomy, published in 1998, was pathbreaking. In particular, her research on the anatomy of the clitoris drew worldwide attention.
Sources used to compile this entry: Transcript and further information for "Body of Knowledge", Quantum, (aired 22 October, 1998), http://abc.net.au/quantum/scripts98/9825/clitoris.html.