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Splatt, Beryl Audrey Pickering


Perth, Western Australia, Australia


Beryl Splatt was educated at the University of Melbourne, where she was awarded an MSc. A Carnegie Grant enabled her to undertake postgraduate study at Middlesex Hospital, London in 1938. She worked as a biochemist and metabolist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from 1923 to 1964 and also demonstrated in clinical biochemistry at the University of Melbourne from 1940 to 1961. She served as a committee member on the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service 1940-1960, as a member of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Clinical School 1957-1961 and as the first president of the Association of Hospital Scientists of Victoria. She was appointed MBE - Member of The Order of the British Empire (Civil) - 1 January 1965 for her work in the Biochemistry Department at Melbourne Hospital.

Sources used to compile this entry: Who's Who in Australia 1965, Herald and Weekly Times, Melbourne, 1965. p. 795..

Rosanne Walker

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