• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0245

Kennan, Winifred Edith

(1896 – 1983)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1896, Hawthorn Victoria Australia
  • Died 25 August, 1983, Kew Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Gynaecologist, Obstetrician


Winifred Kennan graduated as MB BS from the University of Melbourne in 1920 and specialised in obstetrics and gynaecology. She had a long association with the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital Melbourne as its medical superintendent from 1921-1923 and later as honorary consultant obstetrician. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to medicine on 11 June 1977.

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