News

Veterinary Alumni on Honour Roll


3 July 2012

This year the University of Sydney is celebrating a record number of 73 alumni listed on the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honour Roll. A full listing of Sydney University alumni recipients can be found at http://www.alumni.sydney.edu.au/s/965/index.aspx?sid=965&gid=1&pgid=1451

From the Faculty of Veterinary Science we are privileged to announce six 2012 Queen's Birthday Honour recipients. These awards recognise alumni for their contribution to Australian life and humanity at large.

Emeritus Professor Mary Barton, AO, BVSc '70 is awarded an honour for her distinguished service to veterinary science and public health as a researcher and diagnostic microbiologist, and to education through academic and administrative roles at the University of South Australia.

Dr Rowan Blogg, AM, BVSc '55 is awarded an honour for his service to veterinary science, particularly in the speciality of ophthalmology, and as an author and mentor.

Dr Michael Garner, AM, BVSc '80 is awarded an honour for his service to veterinary science, particularly in the field of epidemiology, and through the development and promotion of Australia's animal health.

Dr Judith Grieve, OAM, BVSc '60 is awarded an honour for her service to the community of Armidale.

Dr Garth McGilvray, AM, FAICD, BVSc '68 is awarded an honour for his service to veterinary science, particularly through the development of national registration accreditation policy, and as a practitioner.

Dr James Whittem, OAM, BVSc '42 is awarded an honour for his service to veterinary science through a range of professional roles, and to the community.


Contact: Ms Skaidy Gulbis, Alumni Relations Officer

Phone: 02 8627 1006 or 02 9351 8020

Email: 1853260e2d1c1d233339062c3814000d15563d28562f2e4c1c5803