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Lloyd-Green, Lorna (1910 - 2002)

OBE, CBE, MB, BS, DGO, FRACOG, FRCOG, RMT

Born
4 February 1910
Died
24 June 2002
Occupation
Medical practitioner

Summary

Dr Lorna Lloyd-Green founded the sterility clinic at the Queen Victoria Hospital (Melbourne) which became the infertility clinic and later the IVF Clinic at Queen Victoria Monash. Lloyd-Green ran the clinic for 25 years. She was also the first medical adviser to the Nursing Mothers Association (now Australian Breastfeeding Association). She was the first woman fellow of the Australian Medical Association (AMA), and foundation fellow of the Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; she was a senior member and president of the Australian Federation of Medical Women and president of Medical Women's International Association, hosting a world conference in Melbourne in 1970, the year in which she was named Woman of the Year. Lloyd-Green was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) on 16 June 1979 and Officer (Civil) on 1 January 1968 for services to medicine as a doctor.

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Events

1934 - 1935
Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
1935 - 1936
Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
1936 - 1937
Resident Medical Officer of the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne
1939 - 1941
Medical Superintendent of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Melbourne
1945 - 1969
Honourary Gynaecologist Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
1948
President of the Victoria Medical Women's Society
1950 - 1954
Vice-President of the Australian Federation Medical Women
1951 - 1952
President of the Victorian Women Graduates Association
1956 - 1958
President of the Australian Federation of University Women
1958 - 1962
President of Australian Federation Medical Women
1958 - 1968
Vice-President of the Medical Women's International Association
1962 - 1965
Vice-President of the Australian Federation Medical Women
1964 - 1965
Dean of the Clinical School at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Melbourne
1968 - 1972
President of the Medical Women's International Association
1969
Fellow of the Australian Medical Association
1969 - 1985
Honourary Consultant, Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
1970
Chairman, Medical Women's International Association Congress, Melbourne
1972
Awarded Member of Honour from the Medical Women's International Association
1989 - 2002
Music therapist at the Bethlehem Hospital, Victoria

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National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Lorna Lloyd-Green, gynaecologist]; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

Anne Heywood

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