A graphic of the Order of Australia medal

Congratulations to all of today’s recipients of the Queen’s Birthday Honours, which recognise excellence across Australia.

Ten Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Fellows were among those acknowledged for their outstanding contributions.

The Academy warmly congratulations our Fellows on this recognition of their achievements.

Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Professor Adrian Bauman FAHMS – For distinguished service to public health, to the prevention of chronic disease, and to tertiary education.

Professor Stephen Davis AM FAHMS – For distinguished service to medical education, to stroke research, and to the management of cerebrovascular disease.

Professor Paul Glasziou FAHMS  – For distinguished service to medical education and standards, and to evidence-based medical research.

Professor Carol Pollock FAHMS – For distinguished service to medical research, education and science, to nephrology, and to clinical practice and governance.

Professor Richard Scolyer FAHMS – For distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the field of melanoma and skin cancer, and to national and international professional organisations.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Professor Kylie Ball FAHMS – For significant service to physical activity and nutrition education.

Dr David Durrheim FAHMS – For significant service to public health medicine, and to international health.

Professor Flavia Cicuttini FAHMS – For significant service to medicine, and to musculoskeletal disease research.

Professor Christopher Del Mar FAHMS – For significant service to tertiary education, to health and medical research, and to professional bodies.

Professor Helena Teede FAHMS – For significant service to medical education and research, to endocrinology, and to women’s health.

Our congratulations also to Emeritus Professor Kurt Lambeck AO, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and Fellow of the Royal Society, who was one of five Australians awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC). He was recognised for eminent service to science, particularly to geophysics and geodesy, through research roles at the national and international level, to professional scientific organisations, and to education.

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