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Walsh, Kathleen Helen

OBE

Born
Australia
Occupation
Paediatrician
Alternative Names
  • Tooth, Kathleen (maiden name)

Summary

Kathleen Walsh, née Tooth, graduated MB BS from Sydney University in 1939. After specialising in paediatrics she became honorary paediatrician at Ryde District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Sydney, and honorary associate physician at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children. Her work in this field of medicine was honoured with her appointment as Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 12 June 1982.

Sources used to compile this entry: Medical directory of Australia 1980, p. 430.

Rosemary Francis

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