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ARTHUR DAVID PARKINSON

Background

PARKINSON, ARTHUR DAVID was born on July 15, 1935 in Hobart, Australia.

Education

University of Tasmania, Adelaide University, Australia, 1960-1965, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. University of London, 1974-1975, Diploma in Tropical Public Health. Spoken languages: English.

Career

World Health Organization Representative for Western Samoa, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Nive, Tokelau, World Health Organization since 1990. World Health Organization Country Liaison Officer/Health Administrator/Malariologist, Solomon Islands, 1982-1990. Deputy Director & Commanding Officer (Lieutenant Colonel), Army Malaria Rch Unit, Australian Army Medical Corps, 1976-1982.

Assistant Director of Public Health & Director of Malaria Control Programme, Department of Public Health, Papua New Guinea, 1969-1976. Medical Assistant/Medica! Officer, Department of Public Health, Papua New Guinea, 1956-1969.

Membership

Member: Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. Australian Society for Parasitology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    General medicine; public health. Health planning and administration. Communicable disease control.

    Environmental health, malariology.