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Praed, Annie (c. 1873 - 1948)

Born
c. 1873
England
Died
26 December 1948
Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Dentist

Summary

Annie Praed enrolled in the first dentistry course at the University of Sydney. In 1938 she was the first woman to graduate with a Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) from the University of Sydney. She was actively involved in the Society of Dental Science and helped to found the New South Wales Branch of the Australian Dental Association.

Details

Events

c. 1899 - c. 1901
Practised as a dentist
1901
Enrolled in the first dentistry course run by the University of Sydney
1904
Qualified as a licentiate of Dental Surgery at the University of Sydney
1906
Completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at the University of Sydney
1910 - 1913
Went into partnership with fellow dentistry graduate Margaret Barnes
1912 - 1940
Honorary Dental Surgeon and Clinical Instructor at the United Dental Hospital of Sydney
1914 - 1940
Ran a sole practice in Sydney, specialising in prosthodontics
1938
The first woman in Australia to graduate with a Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) at the University of Sydney
1940 - 1948
Honorary Demonstrator in operative dentistry at the United Dental Hospital of Sydney

Sources used to compile this entry: Smith, Ailie, 'Praed, Annie (1873? - 1948)', in Bright Sparcs, 2009, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P004444b.htm; Watson, A. O., 'Praed, Annie (1873-1948)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110281b.htm.

Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Dentistry - Women, M452; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Isobelle Barrett Meyering

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