Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014

The following is a list of members of the Monash University community who received honours in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday list. The person’s affiliation with Monash is included in italics....

The following is a list of members of the Monash University community who received honours in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday list. The person’s affiliation with Monash is included in italics.

Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

Dr Megan Clark AC (HonLLD 2013)
Alumna
For eminent service to scientific research and development through fostering innovation, to science administration through strategic leadership roles, and to the development of public policy for technological sciences.

The Honourable Dr Barry Jones AC
Adjunct Monash staff member
For eminent service to the community as a leading intellectual in Australian public life, through contributions to scientific, heritage, musical, medical, political and public health organisations, and to the Australian Parliament.

Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Ms Betty Amsden AO
Supporter
For distinguished service to the community through philanthropic contributions and support for the arts, including the development of public education and participation programs, particularly for children.

Dr Lesley Boston AO (HonLLD 2014) 
Alumna, supporter, former member of the Monash University Council
For distinguished service to education as an advocate for improved opportunities for young women, to innovative and best practice pedagogy, and to professional development.

Professor Edwina Cornish AO
Monash Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor
For distinguished service to higher education, to advances in biotechnology and horticultural genetic modification, and through fostering of partnerships with government, industry and the community.

Mrs Maryanne Diamond AO (BSc 1977, GrapDipComp 1978)
Alumna
For distinguished service to people who are blind or have low vision through national and international leadership roles, and as an advocate for best practice employment opportunities.

Professor Peter Dixon AO (BEc(Hons) 1968)
Alumnus, former staff member, supporter
For distinguished service to education in the field of applied economics as an academic, researcher and author, through significant contributions to policy analysis and modelling.

Dr Alan Finkel AO (BE 1976, PhD Eng 1981)
Monash Chancellor, volunteer, alumnus, supporter
For distinguished service to science and engineering, and to tertiary education administration, as an advocate for the protection of children, and to philanthropy.

Professor Paul Grabowsky AO
Monash staff member
For distinguished service to music as a performer, composer, educator and mentor, and through significant contributions to the arts as an administrator.

Professor Thomas Griffiths AO (PhD Arts 1994)
Alumnus
For distinguished service to tertiary education, particularly social, cultural and environmental history, and through popular and academic contributions to Australian literature.

Emeritus Professor Sam Lake AO
Monash staff member
For distinguished service to conservation and the environment as an ecologist and freshwater scientist, and to research and professional organisations.

Conjoint Professor Gregory Leigh AO (PhD Edu 1996)
Alumnus
For distinguished service to the Deaf and hard of hearing community, particularly children, through education, research, public policy development, and specialist services.

Professor John Myburgh AO
Honorary staff member
For distinguished service to medicine as an intensive and critical care practitioner, educator and researcher, and as an international innovator in patient management.

Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO (MBBS 1983)
Alumna
For distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatric neurology as a clinician, academic and mentor, and to research into the identification of epilepsy syndromes and genes.

Mrs Maureen Wheeler AO
Supporter
For distinguished service to business and commerce as a publisher of travel guides, and as a benefactor to a range of Australian arts and aid organisations.

Mr Tony Wheeler AO
Supporter
For distinguished service to business and commerce as a publisher of travel guides, and as a benefactor to a range of Australian arts and aid organisations.

Professor Ian Wronski AO (MBBS 1976)
Alumnus
For distinguished service to tertiary education, particularly through leadership and research roles in Indigenous, rural and remote health, and to medicine in the field of tropical health.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Mr Eric Bottomley AM (MEnvSc 1990)
Alumnus, Monash staff member
For significant service to the environment and conservation, and to the development of sustainability education programs for students.

Professor Barbara Caine AM (PhD History 2006)
Alumna, former Monash staff member
For significant service to tertiary education, particularly to gender studies, to women's history, and as a role model and mentor.

Associate Professor David Campbell AM
Monash staff member
For significant service to rural and remote medicine and education, as a supporter of Indigenous health professionals, and to general practice.

Emeritus Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM (BA (Hons) 1967)
Alumnus
For significant service to education in the field of politics and history as an academic, and to community and public health organisations.

Professor Peter Fletcher AM (PhD Med 1979)
Alumnus
For significant service to cardio vascular medicine as a clinician and administrator, and to heart health programs and medical education.

Mr Michael Gawenda AM (BEc 1969)
Alumnus, supporter
For significant service to the print media industry as a journalist and editor, and to the advancement of professional education and development.

Professor Graham Giles AM
Monash staff member
For significant service to medicine, particularly through cancer epidemiology and public health research organisations, and as a mentor.

Professor Paul Komesaroff AM (BSc(Hons) 1974)
Monash staff member, alumnus, supporter
For significant service to ethics in medicine as a physician, researcher and philosopher.

Emeritus Professor Alan Lindsay AM
Monash staff member, supporter
For significant service to higher education, to academic and business development, and to international education.

Emeritus Professor Phillip Nagley AM (PhD Sci 1972, DSc 1986)
Alumnus, Monash staff member
For significant service to education in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology.

Dr Prem Phakey AM (PhD Sci 1968)
Alumnus, former Monash staff member
For significant service to the Indian community of Victoria, to aged welfare, and to education.

Professor Henry (Miles) Prince AM (MBBS(Hons) 1986, MD 1998)
Alumnus, Monash staff member
For significant service to medicine, particularly through blood cancer research, improved patient care and fundraising leadership.

Associate Professor Rosemary Sheehan AM (PhDProf 1997)
Alumnus, Monash staff member
For significant service to child welfare and the law, particularly through dispute resolution conferencing.

Dr Gary Speck AM (BSc 1973, MBBS 1974)
Alumnus
For significant service to medicine as an orthopaedic surgeon, and to professional organisations.

Professor Jeffrey Szer AM (BMedSc 1974, MBBS 1976)
Alumnus
For significant service to medicine as a practitioner and administrator in the field of clinical haematology.

Captain Clyde Thomson AM (MBA 1992)
Alumnus
For significant service to community health, particularly through the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.

Professor Jennifer Zimmer AM
Former Monash staff member, supporter
For significant service to the visual arts as an administrator, academic and publisher.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Mr Rowland Ball OAM
Former Monash staff member, supporter
For service to the law, to tertiary education, and to professional organisations.

Mr William Chandler OAM (MEngSc 1995)
Alumnus
For service to urban design and planning.

Professor Warwick Giles OAM
Supporter
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of maternal fetal medicine, and to professional associations.

Mr John Higgs OAM (BA 1971)
Alumnus
For service to education, to the arts, and to the community of Bendigo.

Dr Yusufali Khalfan OAM (GradDipFamMed 1998)
Alumnus
For service to medicine as a general practitioner, and to the community of Harden-Murrumburrah.

Mr Richard Lim Suor OAM (BPharm 1987)
Alumnus, supporter, volunteer
For service to the community through a range of social welfare organisations.

Mrs Toni McCormack OAM (MA 1994)
Alumna
For service to the community through local government, transport and volunteer organisations.

Dr James McDonald OAM (MBBS 1970)
Alumnus
For service to medicine as a general practitioner.

Mr Mervyn Schneider OAM
Supporter
For service to the community of Nhill.

Public Service Medal (PSM)

Ms Serena Wilson PSM (GradDipBus(AdmSecSt) 1986)
Alumna
For outstanding public service through exceptional contribution to the establishment of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and longstanding and distinguished service to public administration in the area of social policy.

Ambulance Service Medal (ASM) *

Mr Paul Naylor APM (MPA 2014)
Alumnus

Mr Roger Schranz APM (MEd(L,P&C) 2005)
Alumnus

Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC) *

Mr Damien McLachlan CSC (BSc(Hons) 1996)
Alumnus

*No citation is given for this award