Congratulations to staff, alumni and medical colleagues recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours
Sydney Medical School would like to congratulate all our staff, alumni and medical colleagues recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2010, including:
Dame Professor Valerie Beral AC (MBBS 1969)
For eminent service to medicine and women's health through significant advances in cancer research and epidemiology, through seminal contributions to public health policy and as a mentor to young scientists.
Professor Jim Angus AO
For distinguished service to biomedical research, particularly in the fields of pharmacology and cardiovascular disease, as a leading academic and medical educator, and as a contributor to a range of advisory boards and professional organisations both nationally and internationally.
Dr Jill Forrest AO (MBBS 1961)
For service to medicine as an academic, researcher and educator; and to music as a composer and carillon recitalist.
Professor Louise Baur AM (MBBS 1981)
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of paediatric obesity as a researcher and academic, and to the community through support for a range of children's charities.
Mr Andrew Dix AM
NSW Medical Board
For service to medical administration through contributions to the regulation of professional and practice standards.
Dr John Gunning AM (MBBS 1963)
For service to medicine as a cardiologist, and through senior roles with a range of professional organisations.
Dr Nic Jools AM (MBBS 1966)
For service to the community through philanthropic donations of Australian art and financial support for a range of educational and medical organisations, as a benefactor to developing artists, and to medicine in the field of gynaecology.
Sydney Medical School would also like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Jools' support for education at this and other faculties across the University.
Associate Professor Richard Matthews AM
For service to the health sector through leadership roles in the areas of service development, primary health care, mental health, and drug and alcohol policy.
Dr Andrew Penman AM
For service to public health through leadership roles with the Cancer Council of New South Wales, to the development of research funding initiatives, and to improved service delivery and support for people with cancer.
Dr Ian Bailey OAM
For service to medicine as a cardiologist.