Faculty of Medicine in Queen's Birthday Honours
11 June 2008
Congratulations to the Faculty of Medicine members who were included in the Queens Birthday Honours for 2008.
Elizabeth Elliott, Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at the Children’s Hospital Westmead, was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for services to paediatrics and child health as an academic, researcher and educator and through the establishment of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
Ron Walls, Associate Professor of Medicine at Concord, was awarded the Order of Australia for services to medicine in the fields of immunology and allergy, as an academic researcher and administrator, to the advancement of medical education and the professional association.
The Order of Australia was also awarded to Associate Professor Geoff Duggin for services to renal medicine and toxicology, as a clinician and researcher and through contributions to professional associations.
Northern Clinical School’s Professor Philip Sambrook received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to medicine, particularly as a researcher and clinician in the fields of rheumatology and osteoporosis.