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#50 AMA Victoria members honoured on Australia Day

Emeritus Professor John Murtagh AO

 

1 February 2019

AMA Victoria would like to congratulate all of our members who were recognised with Australia Day honours for services to the community.

 

COMPANION (AC) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Emeritus Professor Richard Larkins AC

For eminent service to medicine and medical research, to education through academic leadership, to public health care, and to the community.

 

OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Professor David Ball AO

For distinguished service to medicine in the field of radiation oncology, to medical education, and to professional bodies.

Professor Sharon Lewin AO

For distinguished service to medical research, and to education, in the field of infectious diseases, particularly HIV/AIDS.

Emeritus Professor John Murtagh AO

For distinguished service to medicine, and to medical education, in the field of general practice, and to professional groups.

 

MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA 

Dr David Burke AM

For significant service to medicine, particularly to brain injury rehabilitation, and to professional medical bodies.

Dr Michael Davies AM

For significant service to medicine in the field of anaesthesia, and to professional medical bodies.

Professor Jennifer Hoy AM

For significant service to medicine, and to medical education, in the field of infectious diseases.

Dr William Johnson AM

For significant service to medicine in the field of endocrinology, as an educator and mentor, and to surf lifesaving.

 

MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

Dr Michael Bourke OAM

For service to medicine.

Dr Alexander Campbell OAM

For service to medicine as an obstetrician and gynaecologist.

Dr Bernard Jenner OAM

For service to the community of the Barwon region.

Dr Stanley Menzies OAM

For service to the communities of South West Victoria.

 

MEMBER (AM) IN THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA 

Commander Ian Young AM, Royal Australian Navy

For exceptional service in the delivery of operational medical services to the Australian Defence Force on Operations Relex, Padang Assist, Render Safe, Okra and Slipper.

Commander Young provided exceptional service as a leader, surgical mentor and innovator in the delivery of specialist orthopaedic medical services to the Australian Defence Force and Coalition partners. Through innovation and the application of complex surgical techniques, teams led by Commander Young were able to restore both an element of dignity and mobility to the most vulnerable and severely wounded. His commitment and expertise has ensured the best possible outcomes for casualties with significant injuries.

 

AMA Victoria also congratulates former long-term member Professor John McNeil AO for being recognised for his distinguished service to medicine in the fields of clinical epidemiology and cardiovascular research, and to public health.

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