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Sexton, Hannah Mary Helen (1862 - 1950)

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Surgeon and Gynaecologist
Born: 21 June 1862  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 12 October 1950.

Sexton, in 1892, became the third women to graduate MB BS from the University of Melbourne. In 1896 she helped found the Queen Victoria Hospital for Women and Children and was the leader of surgical work until 1908.

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Carolyn Rasmussen & Rachel Tropea
Created: 4 September 2001

Published by Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre on AustehcWeb, October 2001
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Updated: 16 November 2009

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