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Kennan, Winifred Edith

OBE

Born
Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Summary

Winifred Kennan graduated as MB BS from the University of Melbourne in 1920 and specialised in obstetrics and gynaecology. She had a long association with the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital Melbourne as its medical superintendent from 1921-1923 and later as honorary consultant obstetrician. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to medicine on 11 June 1977.

Sources used to compile this entry: Medical directory of Australia 1980, p. 215.

Rosemary Francis

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