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Highest honours for key contributors to psychiatry and mental health

11 June 2019
 
 
 
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) congratulates those recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours list for their service to the field of psychiatry.

RANZCP President Associate Professor John Allan applauded those acknowledged in this year’s list, saying their achievements and contributions to psychiatry and mental health were well deserving of recognition and celebration.

‘It is with great pride that I congratulate our four RANZCP Fellows and RANZCP community member for the honours they have received.

‘Their contributions to the field of psychiatry and, more broadly, mental health have been invaluable to their community, the College and the mental health sector,’ said Associate Professor Allan.

The following four members of the RANZCP were recognised on New Zealand’s and Australia’s Queen’s Birthday honours lists for their achievements and contributions to psychiatry and mental health.
  • Dr Hinemoa Elder – Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to psychiatry and Māori.
  • Professor Fiona Judd – Officer (AO) in the General Division for distinguished service to medicine, and to medical education, as a clinical psychiatrist and academic, and to professional bodies.
  • Professor Jayashri Kulkarni – Member (AM) in the General Division for significant service to medicine in the field of psychiatry.
  • Dr Samir Ibrahim – Medal (OAM) in the General Division for service to psychiatry and to the community.
In addition, one RANZCP community member, who is a community representative on a number of RANZCP committees, was recognised for her service to mental health.
  • Mrs Ingrid Ozols – Member (AM) in the General Division for significant service to mental health and suicide prevention in the workplace.
                                     
For all expert mental health information visit Your Health in Mind, the RANZCP’s consumer health information website.
ENQUIRIES: For more information, or to arrange an interview call Sarah Carr on +61 (0)3 9640 0646 or +61 437 315 911, or email media@ranzcp.org.