#258 Australia Day honours for AMA Victoria members


 

29 January 2020

AMA Victoria would like to congratulate all of our members who were recognised with 2021 Australia Day honours for services to the community. Each honour is thoroughly deserved and a tremendous tribute to your medical careers.
 

Officer of the Order of Australia

Prof Helen O’Connell AO
For distinguished service to medical education, and to medicine, in the field of urology, as an academic and clinician, and to professional groups.
 

Member of the Order of Australia

A/Prof Anne Brooks AM
For significant service to ophthalmology, and to eye health organisations.

A/Prof Douglas Brown AM
For significant service to medicine, particularly to spinal cord injuries.

The late Dr James Cummins RFD AM
For significant service to medicine, to neurosurgery, and to professional medical societies.

A/Prof Gregory Goodman AM
For significant service to medicine, to skin and cancer research, and to education.

Prof Nicholas Keks AM
For significant service to tertiary education, to psychiatry, and to professional bodies.

Dr Richard Stawell AM
For significant service to ophthalmology, to research, and to professional bodies.

Dr Jeffrey Tan AM
For significant service to gynaecological medicine, and to cervical cancer research.
 

Medal of the Order of Australia

Dr Carmel Crock OAM
For service to emergency medicine, and to medical education.

Dr Sue English OAM
For service to the youth of Timor-Leste, to women, and to medicine.

Dr Henry (Harry) Lew OAM
For service to ophthalmology, and to the Jewish community.

A/Prof David Webb OAM
For service to medicine, particularly to urological surgery.
 

AMA Victoria would also like to acknowledge three long-time former members who were recognised with Australia Day honours.

Prof Susan Davis AO
For distinguished service to medicine, to women's health as a clinical endocrinologist and researcher, and to medical education.

Prof Robert Moulds AO
For distinguished service to medicine, to clinical pharmacology and medical education, and to the development of therapeutic guidelines.

The late Dr Melissa Baker OAM
For service to people living with lymphoma.
 

“All of these doctors have distinguished themselves and served the medical profession and the Australian community,” AMA Federal President Dr Omar Khorshid said.

“The AMA is proud of all doctors who have been recognised in this Honours list. Medicine is a vocation as well as a profession, and these doctors represent the best of our profession.”

Professor Helen O’Connell became the first female urological surgeon in Australia in 1995. You can read more about her work in this feature story in The Age.

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