Latest news: 12 February 2015.

The Sax Institute offers its congratulations to the following colleagues and members recognised in the 2015 Australia Day Honours List.

Professor Janice ReidProfessor Janice Reid AM, University of Western Sydney

Appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to the tertiary education sector through executive roles, as an advocate for equitable access to educational opportunities, particularly for Indigenous, refugee and lower socio-economic communities, and to health, medical and health care research and cultural bodies.

 

Ken HillmanProfessor Ken Hillman, University of New South Wales

Appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to intensive care medicine as a clinician, educator and researcher, as a pioneer in the introduction of the medical emergency team system, and as an advocate for the critically ill.

 

Professor Michael Frommer, University of Sydney

Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine, particularly in the areas of public health and medical education, and to policy development and reform.

 

Lisa MaherProfessor Lisa Maher, University of New South Wales

Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine in the field of epidemiology, particularly through academic research into illicit drug use.

 

Merrilyn WaltonProfessor Merrilyn Walton, University of Sydney

Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the health care sector, particularly through policy development and reform, and to professional medical practice and standards.