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Queen’s Birthday Honours Eye Health Providers

The 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours list acknowledges six Australians for their contribution to eye health. mivison congratulates the recipients on their commitment to ophthalmology and the general improvement of sight for those who are blind or have low vision.

Officer in the General Division (OA)

Dr. Frances Irene Gentle, Ivanhoe East Vic

Dr. Gentle received an Officer in the General Division (AO) for her distinguished service to people who are blind or have low vision, particularly in the area of special education, and to policy development and practice on inclusiveness and standards.

Member in the General Division (AM)

Dr. Timothy Rodger Henderson, Alice Springs NT

Dr. Henderson received a Member of the General Division (AM) for his significant service to medicine in the field of ophthalmology, and to Indigenous eye health in the Northern Territory.

Professor Lawrence William Hirst, Chelmer QLD

Prof. Hirst received a Member in the General Division (AM) for his significant service to medicine in the field of ophthalmology through the development of clinical care techniques and eye disease management.

Professor Robyn Heather Guymer, East Malvern Vic

Prof. Guymer received a Member in the General Division (AM) for her significant service to medicine in the field of ophthalmology, particularly age related macular degeneration as a clinician, academic and researcher.

Medal in the General Division (OAM)

Dr. Sudarshan Kumar Sachdev, Dee Why NSW

Dr. Sachdev received a Medal in the General Division (OAM) for his service to the community, and to medicine, particularly to ophthalmology.

Ms. Julienne Tyers, Mernda Vic

Ms. Tyers received a Medal in the General Division (OAM) for her service to nursing, and to international eye-health programs.