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Dr David Young, Medical Superintendent in 1900. David was a graduate from Queens University in Torornto.
Miss Euphemia McBride, 1900, the Matron, was believed to have been trained in Scotland as a Royal Medico-Psychological Attendant at the Royal Edinburgh.
Dr Charles Barnes organized the first nurse training program in 1921. First class to graduate was in 1924.
Manitoba Asylum opened in 1886. The building was demolished in 1978.
Miss Alberta Hornibrook, RN was the last Matron at SMHC in 1962. Alberta trained at the Montreal General Hospital.
Robert Burns, RN, RPN appointed SHMC first Director of Nursing in 1963. Bob trained as a RN at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and psychiatric at Selly Oaks, UK.
Mr William Baty was the last Chief Male Nurse, 1963 before retiring after 41 years of service. He trained at SMHC in the early 1930s’.
Maraget Solar, RPN, Class of 1947. Maragaret became the first full time nursing instructor at the school of nursing in 1951.
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