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Past meetings

 

Date

Speaker

Topic

Venue

2017 Nov 23 Helen Stagg "Medical care: Harnessing the River Muray" Royal Society Rooms
Oct 26 Dr. Peter Last "Architectural follies of the old RAH: 1920-60" Royal Society Rooms
Sept 28 Emeritus Professor Alastair MacLennan "Cerebral Palsy: From Changling babies and Witches, through "Birth Asphyxia" and lawyers, to the lottery of genetic variation" Royal Society Rooms
Aug 24 Professor Kaye Roberts-Thomson "History and relevance of water fluoridation" Royal Society Rooms
Jul 27 Professor Grant Townsend "Teeth and faces of twins" Royal Society Rooms
Jun 22 Mr. Jeff Seidel "Mosquitoes" Royal Society Rooms
May 25 Dr John Crowhurst "The Legacy of the Anaesthesia Events at Pearl Harbor, 7th December, 1941" Royal Society Rooms
Apr 27 Dr David Close "Robert Henry Pulleine, 1869-1935: Naturalist, Ornithologist, Botanist, Entomologist, Anthropologist, Otolaryngologist" Royal Society Rooms
Mar 23 Dr Janet Scarfe "Puss Campbell's Great Adventure: WWII diaries & photos of a South Australian army nurse" Royal Society Rooms
Feb 23 Prof. Ian Roberts-Thomson "History of peptic ulceration" Royal Society Rooms
2016 Nov 24 Emeritus Professor Max Kamien "Dr Count Lippay" Royal Society Rooms
Oct 27 Dr Andris Dārziņš "Intruders or Colleagues? Latvian Medicos in SA" Royal Society Rooms
Sep 22 Dr Caroline Adams and Ms Kathy Devonshire-Gill "Nothing New Under the Sun" Royal Society Rooms
Aug 25 Dr Leo Mahar "The Development of Interventional Cardiology" Royal Society Rooms
Jul 28 Dr Robert Goldney Who was Aubrey Lewis? Royal Society Rooms
Jun 23 Dr Tony Slavotinek Sir James Rupert Magarey and the Kakoda Trail Royal Society Rooms
May 26 Adj A/Prof James Hawkins AM Damn the Dardanelles Royal Society Rooms
Apr 28 Mr Robert George 100th anniversary: Braggs' Nobel Prize Royal Society Rooms
Mar 24 Dr John Brydon Resmed & Sleep Apnoea - A medical industry success story Royal Society Rooms
Feb 25 Dr Tony Swain Sir Raphael West Cilento MD LLB: Soldier, Medical researcher, and Administrator Royal Society Rooms
2015 Dec 11 Dr Peter Psaltis Overview of research at SAHMRI Royal Society Rooms
Nov 26 Joy Copland Hepatitis C in South Australia: Twenty Years of Surveillance. Royal Society Rooms
Oct 22 Dr Roy Scragg Florey's Flood - Antibiotics and Population. Royal Society Rooms
Sep 24 Dr Caroline Adams World War 1 Nurses — Not the ANZAC Girls. Royal Society Rooms
Aug 27 Dr Joe Verco The Role of the Verco Family in the History of Medicine in SA. Royal Society Rooms
Jul 23 Dr. David Thomas The History of the Introduction of Laboratory Automation in SA. Royal Society Rooms
Jun 25 Prof Glyn Jamieson The Weird and Wacky in Medicine - A Thing of the Past. Royal Society Rooms
May 28 Dr Greg Otto History and Development of Laparoscopic Surgery Royal Society Rooms
Apr 23 Dr. Tony Slavotinek From Herophilus to Langerhans to Banting — Early Anatomy and Physiology of the Pancreas Royal Society Rooms
Mar 26 Dr David Grove Two Tales of Tapeworm. Lice and Prions - A Compendium of Unpleasant Disease. Royal Society Rooms
Feb 26 Dr. Brendon Coventry Therapies for Advanced Cancer: The Story of History Repeating Itself Royal Society Rooms
2014 Dec 11 Dr. John Setchell Early Days of the Royal Flying Doctors Service Aviation Museum, Port Adelaide
Nov 27 Ossie Petrucco A Migrant Experience from Bonagila to IVF Royal Society Rooms
Oct 23 Dr. Chris Hughes Medical Eponyms Royal Society Rooms
Sep 25 Prof. Peter Roberts-Thomson Tasmanian Aborigines: The Effect of Introduced Disease on Depopulation Royal Society Rooms
Aug 28 Prof. Donald Simpson Hugh Cairns Royal Society Rooms
Jul 24 Prof. David David Craniofacial Unit Royal Society Rooms
Jun 26 Dr Colin Twelftree Vietnam: 1957 and 2007 Royal Society Rooms
May 22 Joy Copland Lessons Learnt from the First Crimean War Royal Society Rooms
Apr 24 Mr. David Buob SA Nobel Prize Winners Royal Society Rooms
Mar 27 Dr. Tony Slavotinek Gus Frankel Royal Society Rooms
Feb 27 Anthony and Robin Radford The Great Chinchona Robbery Royal Society Rooms
2013 Dec 12 Lindl Lorton Life and Death Under Sail Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide
Nov 28 Dr Toby Coates Renal Transplantation Royal Society Rooms
Oct 24 Dr. Roy Scragg Columbus, Windies and the British Disease Royal Society Rooms
Sep 26 Dr. Anne Hamilton-Bruce Neurophysiology Royal Society Rooms
Aug 22 Dr. Joan Durdin The Great Matron Dispute Royal Society Rooms
July 25 Mr. David Buob and Joy Copland The Torrens Island Quarantine Station Royal Society Rooms
June 27 Dr. Tony Slavotinek A Virtual Museum Update; Professor Archie Watson, and Early Microscopes Found In SA Royal Society Rooms
May 23 Dr. Anthony Radford Kuru Royal Society Rooms
Feb 28 Dr. Lothar Hoff Parkside Mental Hospital, 1954 to 1963 Royal Society Rooms
2012 Dec 7 Dr. Ross Philpot Medical Matters and Sherlock Holmes NCW House
Nov 22 Dr. Toby McLeay Memories of working with Aboriginal communities in SA and the NT. Royal Society Rooms
Oct 25 Dr. Martin Copland Medicine Twixt Man and Animals Royal Society Rooms
Sept 27 Prof. Chris Doecke The History of Pharmacy at the Royal Adelaide Hospital Royal Society Rooms
  Aug 23 Dr. John Smith Antarctic Medicine Royal Society Rooms
  Jul 26 Prof Wayne Sampson Dr Begg - Father of Orthodontics - The Man Behind the Smile on Teenage Faces Royal Society Rooms
  Jun 28 Dr Brian Fotheringham A Walk Through the WACH Royal Society Rooms
  May 24 Prof Peter Roberts-Thomson 200 Years of Rheumatology in SA Royal Society Rooms
  Apr 26 Dr Tony Slavotinek



Prof Donald Simpson
Professor Gus Fraenkel - Founder of Flinders Medical Centre

Listerian Principles in the Management of Brain Abscess
Royal Society Rooms
  Mar 22 Dr Bill Lawson The Talented Dr. Richard S. Rogers (1861-1942.) Royal Society Rooms
  Feb 23 Joy Copland Frank Fenner - Virologist Royal Society Rooms
2011 Dec 15 Dr Carol Fort William Wyatt - Medical Pioneer SA Science Exchange
  Nov 24 Dr Chris Hughes 50 Years of Medical Memories Royal Society Rooms
  Oct 27 Mr David Buob History of the Glenside Hospital Royal Society Rooms
  Sept 22 Dr Audrey Kent The Leeds Public Dispensary, 1824-1887 Royal Society Rooms
  Aug 25 Dr Ral Antic History of TB in Australia Royal Society Rooms
  July 28 Mr. Robert Laidlaw Dr. William Home Popham GP, Gawler, 1850 Royal Society Rooms
  June 23 Dr. John McIntyre
50 Years of Change in Dentistry Royal Society Rooms
  May 26 Dr. John Rice
The History and Development of the Bionic Ear Royal Society Rooms
  Apr 28 Dr Donald Beard Three Members of a Family in World War I Royal Society Rooms
  Apr 28 Prof Donald Simpson The Achievements of Leonard Lindon Royal Society Rooms
  Mar 24 Dr Tony Slavotinek RP Jepson: Foundation Professor of Surgery Royal Society Rooms
  Mar 24 Dr Michael Patkin The SAMHS website and Virtual Gallery Royal Society Rooms
  Feb 24 Dr Robert Cooter Ceduna Health Services Royal Society Rooms
2010 Nov 18 Prof. Donald Simpson The Pineal Gland - Confusion and Error Royal Society Rooms
  Oct 28 Dr. Sven Kuusk Visit to SA Military Museum Keswick Military Museum
  Sept 23 Dr. Chris Verco First Stationary Military Hospital on Lemnos Royal Society Rooms
  July 22 Dr. Tony Slavotinek and Dr. Michael Patkin SAMHS Website and Virtual Museum The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  June 17 Prof. Maciej Henneberg Ancient Medicine Findings from the Pompeii Archeological Site Royal Society Rooms
  May 20 Fiona Khor History of Chemotherapy and Development of Oncology Drugs The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  Apr 22 Dr. Joan Durdin
History of  Nursing in SA The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  Mar 18 Prof. Suzanne Miller, Director, SA Museum.
Creating Collections The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  Feb 18 Dr Colin Moore, ophthalmologist Cataract surgery in my professional lifetime  
2009 Sep 17 Dr Robert Cooter, retired General Practitioner.

 

“Dr. Phoebe Chapple –Her Life Story”.

This remarkable woman served in front-line trenches providing medical services in World War One, was awarded the Military Medal, and returned to a full medical life in Adelaide.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  Sep 17 General meeting of the Society - report    
  May 27 History Week, presented by the History Societies of hospitals in Adelaide and a number of individual members of the SAMHA (in conjunction with Society of History of Ideas, Technology and Science) Staff dining room Glenside Campus
  Apr 30 Prof Wayne Sampson Head of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Curator of the PR Begg Museum

History of Dentistry in South Australia – early days

 
 

Feb 26

Prof Bob Goldney

Professor and Head of Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide

Glenside Hospital: an historical perspective including its role in the treatment of Depression

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

 

2008

August 28

Robert George (President of ISRRT)

"The Role of the Braggs in develop-
ment of x-rays in South Australia and
the Royal Institution"

Hayward Room Public Schools Club (Bragg House) 207 East Terrace, Adelaide (city)

 

July 21

(1) Ms Linda Wurfel

"The Dust Museum in Amsterdam'

Board Room of the Womens and Childrens Hospital

 

ditto

(2) Dr. Michael Patkin

 

"Wellcome" - The Real and Virtual Museum'

ditto

  June 10 Alvis Jaunzems "Light & Electron Microscopy, History & Advances"

 

Histopathology Dept. Adelaide Childrens' Hospital

 

 

May 21

History Week Exhibition

 

(in conjunction with Society of History of Ideas, Technology and Science)

 

 

March 27

Dr Robert Cooter

"Air Doctors of South Australia ( Bush Church Aid Port Augusta and BCA Ceduna Society) RFDS'

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

 

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Donald Beard FRACS

"Remeniscences of Sir Henry Newland"

 


2007

Dec 7

 

Dr Toby Coates

"Renal Dialysis and Transplants early days and present"

Calvary Hospital

 

 

Aug 14

Dr Thomas Stevenson

"History of Orthopaedic Surgery in South Australia"

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

 

 

July 19

Dr Peter Last

"Repatriation Hospitals"

Repatriation Hospital - Daws Road, Daw Park

 

May 23

History Week Display

"Then & now in Medicine"

Glenside Campus

 

Feb 27

Dr Richard Brock

"The Life & achievements of Howard Florey"

The Florey Clinic, 3 Pulsford Road, Prospect

 

Jan 22

Dr Brian Fotheringham

Heraldry of the Coat of Arms of the Adelaide Childrens' Hospital"

Mr Graham Truman (host) at Samual Way Building, Women & Childrens' Hospital


2006

Nov 21

Dr Robert Cooter

"Amoebic Meningitis in Port Augusta & Environs"

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia - 149, Greenhill Road, Unley

July 17

Mr Paul McLarkin

"Design & Manufacture of glass eyes"

Calvary Hospital


2005 Sep Dr. W.R. Fuller A History of General Anaesthesia - the first 100 Years  

 

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