Famous People From Australia
Some jobs are universally lauded and respected for the intangible stuff attached to them. And rightly so! A career in medicine has always been the noblest thing to do. Besides being one of the best paid professions, it is also the most gratifying of all vocations, albeit a challenging one. Needless to say, doctors and physicians are revered as life saviors. Australia has been home to some of the best medical minds in the world and has produced some world class physicians. And the evolving profile of Australian medical workforce is a testimony that the trend is an everlasting one. Besides being world leaders in kidney transplants and the first ever country to transplant a heart successfully, Australia has marked many medical breakthroughs and given the world many medical role models to look up to. From heart pacemaker to anthrax vaccine and from ultrasound night and day contact lenses, the Aussies surely left the world behind with their contribution to the medical world. Go Through the biographies and explore the timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to the lives of some of the most famous Australian physicians.
Barry MarshallBarry Marshall

30 September 1951

Howard FloreyHoward Florey

24 September 1898

Victor ChangVictor Chang

21 November 1936

Robin WarrenRobin Warren

11 June 1937

Ian FrazerIan Frazer

06 January 1953

Edward DunlopEdward Dunlop

12 July 1907

George PellGeorge Pell

08 June 1941

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough

01 June 1937

Richard Di NataleRichard Di Natale

06 June 1970

George BassGeorge Bass

30 January 1771

Philip NitschkePhilip Nitschke

08 August 1947

Bob BrownBob Brown

27 December 1944

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Marie BashirMarie Bashir

01 December 1930

Brendan NelsonBrendan Nelson

19 August 1958

Fiona WoodFiona Wood

02 February 1958

Helen CaldicottHelen Caldicott

07 August 1938

John EcclesJohn Eccles

27 January 1903