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Vol. 22 No 1 | Autumn 2020
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RANZCOG members awarded Honours on Australia Day 2020

The College congratulates the following RANZCOG members on recently receiving an Australia Day Honours award:

Senior Australian of the Year

Prof John Newnham AM is recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities in the prevention of preterm birth and has been described by the world’s leading scientific journal as ‘an intellectual leader of modern obstetrics who has changed the practice of medicine and the lives of women and infants’.

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

Prof Shaun Brennecke, for distinguished service to medical education and research in the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology, and to professional societies.

Prof Michael Permezel, for distinguished service to medicine, and to medical education, in the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology, and to professional colleges. Prof Permezel is a Past President of RANZCOG.

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

Dr Desiree Yap, for significant service to women’s health, and to medicine.

Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division

Dr Phillip Cocks, for service to medicine, and to medical associations.


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