Vale John Court AM

John Court AM FRACP 24 Sep 1929 – July 2nd 2021 The President and Executive were saddened to learn of the recent death of Dr John Court AM after a long illness. It is impossible to summarise all of John’s great achievements, however he will be particularly remembered for his work in the field of … Continued

Vale Bob Birrell

Robert Gregory (Bob) Birrell OAM  (09/05/33 – 23/06/21) The President and Executive were saddened to learn of the death this week of Bob Birrell. Bob was a paediatrician at the RCH and a neonatal paediatrician at The Royal Women’s and at St Vincent’s Hospital early in his career and then set up as a part … Continued

Alum-inar no 3 Prof Martin Delatycki

  The disruptive advances in genetics – how has practice changed? The third meeting in 2021 was conducted remotely using Zoom on Thursday July 1st. The President Ms Ruth Wraith OAM welcomed members and guests and the Vice President, Prof James Wilkinson AM, then introduced Prof Martin Delatycki, the Medical Director of the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services … Continued

The second Alum-inar for 2021

Engineering Tissues: Biomaterial Strategies to Prevent Infection and Promote Repair Professor Andrea O’Connor Thursday May 6th Approximately 20 members and guests joined the Zoom gathering for an excellent talk by Engineer Prof Andrea O’Connor. The meeting was opened by the President of the Alumni Ms Ruth Wraith OAM who introduced the speaker. Professor O’Connor, who … Continued

Our first Alum-inar in 2021

The first Aluminar for 2021 took place on Thursday March 4th via Zoom   Approximately 40 members and guests were present for an excellent talk by historian Dr Ross Jones.The meeting was opened by the President of the Alumni Ms Ruth Wraith OAM and the speaker was introduced by the Vice President Prof Jim Wilkinson … Continued