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Henderson, Margaret Mary (1915 - )

OBE

Born
13 November 1915
Kew, Victoria, Australia
Died
Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Margaret Henderson, a consultant physician to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1981, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 12 June 1976 for her services to medicine. She enjoyed a long association with the Royal Melbourne Hospital in the capacity of honorary physician from 1947-1975 and specialist physician from 1976-1981. She was also consultant physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital for Women from 1959. During World War II she served as a captain in the Australian Military Forces from 1941-42. She completed her medical training at the University of Melbourne, graduating MB BS in 1931 and MD in 1941. She was a Fellow of Janet Clarke Hall, at the University of Melbourne from 1966.

Sources used to compile this entry: Neto, Maryanne (researcher) (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1998, 38 edn, Information Australia Group Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1997, 1720 pp.

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