Baume, Peter Erne

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Baume, Peter Erne

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  • Professor Peter Baume AO, MD, FRACP

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1935 -


Peter Erne Baume was born on 30 January 1935 in Sydney, New South Wales. He began his career in medicine as a scholar, physician, lecturer and consultant from 1955-1980. He was a New South Wales Senator from 1974-1991 and left politics for an academic career in 1991. He was Professor of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, 1991-2000; Chancellor of the Australian National University (ANU), 1994-2006. He received an Honorary Doctorate from ANU in 2004.


New South Wales

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federal politician; medical researcher; university administrator

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Australian National University (1946 -)

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1994 - 2006

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Entered from deposit description on 8 May 2012




Peter E Baume. Service in three careers, MJA 2000; 173: 643-646, (accessed on 8 May 2012)

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