Queen’s Birthday Honours – Congratulations to medical researchers and friends

Queen’s Birthday Honours – Congratulations to medical researchers and friends

12th June, 2018

Current and past medical researchers, and supporters of the sector were all recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, including AAMRI Board member Professor Jonathan Carapetis.

AAMRI offers its congratulations to all recipients on their award and for their outstanding contribution.


Professor Geoffrey BURNSTOCK
Honorary Professorial Fellow, Florey Institutes of Neuroscience and Mental Health

The late Professor David Albert COOPER AO
Director, Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

Ms Erica Lee SMYTH
Deputy Chair, 2014-2018, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation:


Professor Rinaldo BELLOMO
Monash University
Honorary Fellow, Florey Institute of Physiology

Professor Suzanne Kathleen CHAMBERS
Griffith University

Ms Rebecca Anne DAVIES
Director, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Australia

Professor Christopher Kincaid FAIRLEY
Director, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, (part of Alfred Health)
Professor, Public Health, Monash University, 1996-2001 and since 2013

Mr John Patrick GRACE
Director, TechAdvisory Pty Ltd Consultancy, since 2001.

Professor Mark Fort HARRIS
Executive Director, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales:

Professor James McCLUSKEY
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, University of Melbourne

Dr John George McHUTCHISON
Executive Vice-President, Gilead Sciences

Professor Christobel Mary SAUNDERS
Director, Cancer and Palliative Care Research and Evaluation Unit, University of Western Australia:

Associate Professor Katherine Mary TUCKER
Prince of Wales Hospital:

Professor Frank John VAJDA AM
Founding Director, Raoul Wallenberg Centre of Clinical Neuropharmacology
Professorial Fellow, Department of Medicine and Radiology, University of Melbourne


Dr Teresa Maree ANDERSON
Governor, Centenary Institute
Chief Executive, NSW Health, Sydney Local Health District

Professor Mark Ashley BROWN
Conjoint Professor of Medicine, Unviersity of New South Wales

Professor Jonathan Rhys CARAPETIS
Director, Telethon Kids Institute

Associate Professor Geoffrey David CHAMPION
Sydney Children’s Hospital

Professor Iain James CLARKE
Monash University

Professor Anthony James GILL
Professor of Surgical Pathology, University of Sydney

Mr Ian Richard SMITH
Non-Executive Director, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, 2008-2017.
Pro-bono Consultant, Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes.
Deputy Chair, Medical Research Future Fund Action Group, 2014-2016

Dr Domenico (Dominic) SPAGNOLO
Clinical Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia

Professor Colin Houston THOMSON
Professor, Health Law and Ethics, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong

Professor Brandon John WAINWRIGHT
Director, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Unviersity of Queensland

Professor Claire Elizabeth WAINWRIGHT
Respiratory Physician and Lead Physician on Cystic Fibrosis, Children’s Health, Queensland
Hospital and Health Service

Professor John William WILSON
Head, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service, Department of Allergy, Immunology and Cystic Fibrosis, Alfred Hospital
Professor, Department of Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Monash University


The late Professor Mark Alexander KIRKLAND
Professor of Research, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University

Professor Stephen Andrew MARGOLIS
Research Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University

Dr Graeme Alfred POLLOCK
Centre for Eye Research Australia and the University of Melbourne