Australia Day Honours: Four Faculty of Medicine professors recognised
Australia Day 2005 saw four Professors of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, recognised for their outstanding contributions to medical education and research.
Professor John Pollard has received an AO for services to medicine in the field of neurology, in particular the study of peripheral nerve disease and multiple sclerosis. Professor Pollard is Bushell Professor of Neurology in the Faculty of Medicine.
Professors Douglas Joshua, John Morris and Chris O'Brien each received an AM for their work.
Professor Joshua, Clinical Professor at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, was honoured for his work in the field of haematology and multiple myeloma research and for his services to postgraduate education and professional organizations.
Professor John Morris, Clinical Professor at Westmead Hospital, was recognized for his services to neurology and neurological education, particularly for his work on Parkinson's disease and movement disorders.
Professor Chris O'Brien, also at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, received his honours for his work in head and neck surgery and through his leadership as a clinical researcher and teacher.
These four new awardees add to the list of 84 other current members of the Faculty of Medicine who have been recognised in either the Australia Day or Queen's Birthday awards.