Six Fellows from the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences have been recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for outstanding service, with expertise spanning medical administration and community health, orthopaedics, sexual health, respiratory medicine, gynaecological oncology and youth mental health.
Professor Brendan Murphy AC FAHMS has been appointed Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in recognition of his eminent service to medical administration and community health, particularly as Chief Medical Officer, and to nephrology, to research and innovation, and to professional organisations.
Fellows named as Officers in the General Division of the Order of Australia include Professor Peter Choong, Professor Basil Donovan and Professor Guy Marks.
Professor Peter Choong AO FAHMS has been recognised for distinguished service to orthopaedic medicine, to research and tertiary medical education, and to professional associations.
Professor Basil Donovan AO FAHMS has been recognised for distinguished service to medicine in the field of sexual health through tertiary education, research and advisory roles.
Professor Guy Marks AO FAHMS has been recognised for distinguished service to respiratory medicine and research, and to tertiary education.
Professor Clare Scott AM FAHMS was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to gynaecological oncology.
Professor Donna Cross OAM FAHMS received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in recognition for service to youth mental health and wellbeing.
AAHMS President Professor Ingrid Scheffer said the Queen’s Birthday Honours acknowledged the ongoing contributions of AAHMS Fellows to health and medical sciences. “This recognition is a tremendous achievement and acknowledges the hard work and ongoing commitment of our Fellows she said. “We warmly congratulate our Fellows on these well-deserved honours.”
Read the full Honours List on website of the Governor-General.