Both became elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences on the 10th October in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical research landscape in Australia.
The new Fellows have had a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of Australians and the world – representing a broad range of fields from across clinical and biomedical sciences, including infectious diseases, epidemiology and mental health, through to biomedical engineering, health economics and Indigenous health and wellbeing.
The breadth of expertise among the new Fellows also shows Australia’s exceptional leadership across nursing, midwifery, and the allied health professions, including physiotherapy, psychology and nutrition. 19 of the 40 new Ordinary Fellows in 2019 are women.
To see the full listings visit the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Website.