Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Minett, Ethel Mary (1924-1932)

updated July 12, 2013.

b.1888 - d. March 16, 1960, Oakham, Rutland, England MBBS 1910, MD 1916, DPH 1916 (Lond.); MRCS; DTMH (Lond.). Registered to practice Hong Kong February 1, 1924. Hong Kong Government, Medical Officer of Health 1924; Medical Officer for Schools August 1, 1924; Acting Member, Midwives Board (vice Gladys Maude Fraser) December 11, 1924, and at several later occasions standing in for other office bearers. Lecturer in Medical Jurisprudence and Hygiene, HKU 1924-32. Residence: #151 The Peak 1924. Madeira net.1932. Publications: Practical Tropical Sanitation 1927 (her husband was a co-author).

m. Edward Pigott Minett, nlt.1916.

[A resolution was passed at the 89th meeting of the Board of Education on June 14, 1933 to record the Board's deep appreciation of Minett's efficient medical work during her tenure of office.]

Selected bibliography: The British Medical Journal, April 16, 1960, p.1220, Medical News. The China Mail, June 15, 1933, p.7, Education Board Meeting, Appreciation Expressed to Dr. Minett. Evans, Dafydd Emrys, Constancy of Purpose: Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1987, p.268. The Hong Kong Government Gazette, February 1, 1924, #57; December 12, 1924, #696. Report of the Director of Education for the Year 1925.


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