Fellows of Senate

Katherine Evelyn Georgouras

Katherine Evelyn Georgouras was a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the graduates from 1979 to 1993.


MB BS DipDermMed Sydney, FACD
Fellow of Senate 1979 - 1993

Dr Georgouras was a Clinical Lecturer of the University of Sydney from 1964 to 1997, and a postgraduate lecturer for the Diploma of Dermatological Medicine from 1965 until 1974 when the course was abolished.

She was later appointed Associate Professor in Dermatology at the University of NSW in 1994 and four years later Visiting Professor. She was the first woman in Australia to achieve these distinctions in dermatology.

She was the founder and director of the Dermatology Centre at Lidcombe Hospital from 1987 to 1994 and head of the postgraduate training program for the Australasian College of Dermatologists at the hospital.

When Lidcombe Hospital closed in 1993, she moved to Liverpool Hospital and set up the Dermatology Centre of Liverpool Hospital, becoming its director until 1998.

She was elected a Fellow of Senate of the University of Sydney by the graduates from 1979 to 1993, and was the first woman president of the University's Standing Committee of Convocation (1977 - 1979). She was a foundation member of the Chancellor's Committee and was deputy president from 1988 to 1991. She was awarded the distinction of 'Distinguished Graduate of the University of Sydney' in 1985.

From Senate records