Lucy Meredith BRYCE
Born: 12 June 1897
Died: 30 July 1968Special Achievements:
Established Australia's first blood transfusion service.Additional Information:
1922-28 - Held research posts at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Victoria.
1925-26 - Lister Institute, London, England.
1928-1934 - Bacteriologist and clinical pathologist at the (Royal) Melbourne Hospital.
1929-1966 - Director of the Victorian division of the Australian Red Cross Society Blood Transfusion Service and clinical pathologist.
1934 - Entered private practice, clinical pathologist.
1934-1946 - Researched at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Victoria.
1939-1944 - Researched at the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories.
World War II - Held the rank of Major, 115th Australian General Hospital, Heidelberg, visiting specialist.
1 January 1951 - Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire Civil (CBE), for her work as director of the Victoria Blood Transfusion Service.
2001 - Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
(2001, January 13). The Century. New Idea, 18.