Congratulations to dentists named in 2020 Queen’s Birthday honours

Continuing a tradition that began in 1975, this year’s The Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognises the significant contribution made by members of the dental profession and industry.

The ADA warmly congratulates everyone honoured and thanks them for their ongoing service to the profession and to the people of Australia.

MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Dr John Edward MATTHEWS (VIC)

For significant service to dentistry through professional associations, and to education. Dr Edwards is a Past Branch President Branch and federally, current Chair of Dental Therapeutics.)

MEDAL (OAM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Dr Edmond Arthur ADLER (WA)

For service to dentistry, and to professional organisations

Mr Maxwell Herbert COOPER (NSW)

For service to dentistry, and to the community of Dubbo

OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Emeritus Professor Perry Francis BARTLETT (QLD)

For distinguished service to neuroscience research, and to people living with dementia, motor neurone disease, and spinal cord injury. (Emeritus Professor Bartlett graduated in dentistry from the University of Melbourne.)

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