News & Events

11 October 2018

MACH Executive Director Prof Cheryl Jones Honoured as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences 

The MACH would like to congratulate its Executive Director Prof Cheryl Jones on her newly-announced induction to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Prof Jones was one of 37 Fellows, including 13 from the University of Melbourne, inducted this year in recognition of their contributions to the health and medical community in Australia.

Among the new Fellows from the MACH family are also:


  • MACH Board Chair and MDHS Dean Prof Shitij Kapur FAHMS

  • University of Melbourne Director of Cancer Research Prof Sean Grimmond FAHMS

  • Deputy Secretary Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet and formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) and Foundation Chair in Indigenous Health Prof Ian Anderson AO FAHMS

  • Prof Gabrielle Belz FAHMS, Laboratory Head, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

  • Professor Kim Bennell FAHMS, Professor and Director, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, University of Melbourne

  • Prof John Carlin FAHMS, Group Leader, Data Science and Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Professorial Fellow at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

  • ProfJonathan Kalman FAHMS, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Prof Anne Kelso AO FAA FAHMS, Chief Executive Officer, National Health and Medical Research Council and former Director of the WHO Collaborating for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Doherty Institute and Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Prof Stephen Kent FAHMS, Laboratory Head, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Doherty Institute, University of Melbourne

  • Prof Marc Pellegrini FAHMS, Division Head, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

  • Prof Kelly‐Anne Phillips FAHMS, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

  • Prof David Thorburn FAHMS, Genetics Theme Director, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

For more information including the full list of University inductees, please click here.


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