Queen's Birthday Honours

Sydney Medical School is extremely proud of our staff, alumni and friends who have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Awards for 2014. Numerous staff as well as alumni, former staff and friends of the Faculty were presented with awards. To those whose contribution was recognized we offer our warm congratulations.

Officer (AO) in the General Division
  • Professor Warwick Britton - For distinguished service to medical research as an academic and immunologist, to humanitarian and public health improvements for the people of Nepal, and to the community
  • Professor Heather Jeffrey - For distinguished service to medicine and tertiary education in the field of paediatrics, and to improve maternal and child health in rural and remote Australia and in developing countries.
  • Emeritus Professor John Miles Little AM - For distinguished service to medicine through the development and promotion of public policy on medical values, ethics and law.
  • Professor John Myburgh - For distinguished service to medicine as an intensive and critical care practitioner, educator and researcher, and as an international innovator in patient management.
  • Professor Alan Rosen - For distinguished service to medicine in the field of mental health as a psychiatrist and clinician, to national health service reform, and to professional organisations.
  • Professor Martin Silink AM - For distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatric endocrinology as a clinician, researcher and administrator, and to international leadership in diabetes care and advocacy.
Member (AM) in the General Division
  • Clinical Associate Professor Nadia Badawi - For significant service to paediatrics and neo-natal intensive care medicine as a clinician and researcher, and to the promotion of research into cerebral palsy.
  • Emeritus Professor Arthur Baker - For significant service to medicine, particularly to cardiovascular anaesthesia, to medical education, and to professional medical organisations.
  • Clinical Professor John Gibson - For significant service to medicine in the field of haematology, to medical education, and through accreditation and clinical governance advisory roles.
  • Clinical Professor James Isbister - For significant service to medicine in the fields of haematology and transfusion medicine, and to professional organisations
  • Honorary Professor Rick McLean - For significant service to medicine, particularly in the fields of rural health and nuclear medicine as a clinician, academic and mentor.
  • Professor Paul Seale - For significant service to medicine as a clinical pharmacologist, particularly in the field of respiratory illnesses.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Gabriel Shannon - For significant service to medicine as a consultant physician, particularly as a clinical innovator
  • Professor Tania Sorrell - For significant service to medicine and the community as an infectious diseases researcher and adviser.
  • Mr Clyde Thomson GM - For significant service to community health, particularly through the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
Medal (OAM) in the General Division
  • Professor Warwick Giles - For service to medicine, particularly in the field of maternal fetal medicine, and to professional associations.



List of University of Sydney staff, alumni and friends who have received honours.

For the full list of award recipients, visit the official website.