Radio interview: Explore the history of female medical doctors

Listen to our president Dr Magdalena Simonis discuss historical medical women on this special episode of 3RRR program Max Headroom. 

Jenny Davis explores the history of female medical doctors in 19th century Melbourne. She chats to: Dr Merrilyn Murnane, retired consultant paediatrician at Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, then Monash Medical Centre, where she established the child protection unit; Dr Magdalena Simonis, a practising GP and the President of the Victorian Medical Women’s Society; and Dr Jacqueline Healy, Senior Curator of the Medical History Museum and Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum at the University of Melbourne.

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