Honorary awards

Emeritus Professor Charles Ruthven Bickerton Blackburn

The honorary degree of Doctor of Medicine was conferred upon Emeritus Professor Charles Ruthven Bickerton Blackburn at a conferring of degrees ceremony held on 1 March 1991.

Emeritus Professor Blackburn, ED, BA MD BS Sydney, FRCP FRACP HonFACP, was Professor of Medicine at the University from 1957 to his retirement in 1978, Director of Clinical Research Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital 1949-1956 and Head of the Division of Medicine 1963-1978.