Awards and achievements

If you or one of our fellow alumni have received an award or recognition, please contact Marian Simkin, Alumni and Foundation Officer on +61 3 9903 9087 or email pharmacy.alumni@monash.edu and share in celebrating our world-wide alumni community.

We are delighted to share some of the most recent Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical alumni awards. The Faculty and University are extremely proud of your contribution to our profession and wider community.

2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Congratulations to our pharmacy alumni that were recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours. Bill Scott, (BPharm 1970) was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the pharmacy profession at the state and national level for almost 50 years. Melvyn (Mel) Blachford (PhC 1961) was awarded a Medal in the General Division of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to the pharmacy profession, and to jazz music.

2021 Australia Day Honours List

Congratulations to our pharmacy alumni that were recognised in the 2021 Australia Day Honours.  Professor William Charman, (BPharm 1981) was awarded the Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, for distinguished service to tertiary education, particularly to the pharmaceutical sciences, and to professional organisations.  Rodney John Whyte (BPharm 1978) was awarded the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for service to pharmacy, to professional societies, and to the community.