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. Listen from 7pm Thursday to catch this.
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