Adelheid Elisabeth Johanne TAYLOR
Also known as: Heide, Mother Zonta
Died: 12/10/2011Special Achievements:
First migrant in South Australia to be fully recognised and registered as a medical practitioner.
1968 - Was appointed and the first female to hold the position of Director of Transfusion Service and Senior Clinical Haematologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia.
1994 - Flinders University planted a tree in her name "in honour of women whose lives and achievements have reflected the hopes and struggles of the early suffragists'.
1995 - Order of Australia for "service to the community, particularly through women's organisations and to medicine."
1997 - Rotary International Jean Harris Award "in recognition of outstanding service to the development and progress of women in society."
2006 - Heide Taylor Medal - Premier's award for outstanding community service.
(2007). Who's Who in South Australia. North Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content, p. 779.