Australia Day Honours and Awards 2021

Once again, the talent in our Faculty has not gone unnoticed on Australia Day.

Congratulations to Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences colleagues and alumni who have received an Australia Day Honour this year.

Some of those awarded include:

Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

For distinguished service to medicine, to women's health as a clinical endocrinologist and researcher, and to medical education.

For distinguished service to medical education, and to medicine in the field of urology as an academic and clinical, and to professional groups.

Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

For significant service to tertiary education, to psychiatry, and to professional bodies.

For significant service to medical education, research, treatment and policy in the field of addiction.

For significant service to medicine, particularly to endocrine surgery.

For significant service to medicine, to skin and cancer research, and to education.

  • Associate Professor Douglas James Brown AM

For significant service to medicine, particularly to spinal cord injuries.

  • Dr Michael David Humphrey AM 

For significant service to medicine, particularly to obstetrics and gynaecology.

  • Dr Peter Jayalouchanan Selvaratnam AM

For significant service to physiotherapy, and to professional development.

We would also like to congratulate all recipients of the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division, Public Service Medal (PSM), and Meritorious (APM, AFSM, ASM and ACM).

See the list of Monash recipients here*

*Please note that we are aware of the following Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences affiliated recipients of an AO and AM but this is not a comprehensive list. If there is anyone we may have missed from the list, let us know by emailing our marketing team at med-marketing@monash.edu