Australia Day Honours for Faculty members
29 January 2007
Faculty of Medicine staff have again been recognised for their outstanding contributions to medical education and research with five members included in the 2007 Australia Day Honours list.
Professor Clive Harper, Discipline of Pathology, received an AM for service to medicine in neuroscience, chiefly research into the neuropathological consequences of alcohol-related brain damage, and for contributions to public health policy.
Professor John Harris, Discipline of Surgery, was awarded an AM for service to medicine, notably vascular surgery and ultrasound procedures and techniques, to medical education and to public health administration.
Associate Professor David Gillett, Discipline of Surgery, received an AM for breast cancer research and education, the development of multidisciplinary patient care, and as a surgeon.
Ms Julie Christine Dunsmore, Discipline of Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, was awarded an AM for service to the community as a grief counsellor, to families of the victims of the 2002 Bali bombing, to youth and to raising awareness of mental health issues.
Associate Professor Ray Kearney, Discipline of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, received an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) for his service to the environment and public health, particularly raising awareness of vehicle pollution, and to the community of Lane Cove.