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Mackie, Margaret Alison (1910 - 1991)

CMG

Born
6 November 1910
Armadale, Victoria, Australia
Died
1991
Occupation
Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

Summary

Born in Armadale, Victoria, in 1910, Margaret Alison Mackie was educated at Presbyterian Ladies' College in East Melbourne. She later received her Bachelor of Medicine and a Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics from Melbourne University before embarking on an impressive career in obstetrics and gynaecology. She later became a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and a Fellow of the Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She was appointed a Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1975.

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Events

1936
Resident Medical Officer, Royal Melbourne Hospital
1937
Resident Medical Officer, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
1938
Registrar, Royal Childrens Hospital, Melbourne
1939 - 1940
Resident Medical Officer, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne
1940 - 1945
First woman medical superintendent, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne
1948
Honorary outpatient gynaecologist, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne
1948
Vera Scantlebury Brown Memorial Travelling Scholarship
1949 - 1959
Honorary outpatient obstetrician, Royal Women's Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne
1949 - 1970
Honorary inpatient obstetrician, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne

Archival resources

Australian Dictionary of Biography, Australian National University

  • Margaret Mackie; Australian Dictionary of Biography, Australian National University. Details

Judith Ion

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