Quality Use of Medicines Advocates Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

14 June 2022


The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) congratulates the recipients of the 2022 Queens Birthday Honours, including Victorian pharmacist, George Greenberg, and former PSA Chief Executive Officer Liesel Wett.


PSA President A/Prof Chris Freeman welcomes the recognition of George Greenberg’s contributions to aged care and medical safety both as a pharmacist and as a member of numerous medical advisory boards.


“Mr Greenberg has been an active member of our health community for many years, making significant contributions to the health sector across community and hospital pharmacy, as well as offering his expertise to further the pharmacy profession.


Mr Greenberg was a member of PSA’s Ethics and Legislation Committee (Victorian Branch) from 1997 to 2000, and the Self-Care Advisory Committee from 1994 to 1996.


“I thank him for his dedication to advancing the pharmacy profession and for his years of service as a consumer and patient advocate.


“I also acknowledge Liesel for her service to PSA and the pharmacy profession and congratulate her on her award.


PSA extends its warmest congratulations former Queensland Chief Health Officer Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young of Queensland, NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant and, and former Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer and Secretary of the Department of Health Dr Brendan Murphy on their awards.


“I thank Dr Young, Dr Chant, and Dr Murphy for their service and leadership throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and their ongoing support of health professionals.


PSA also extends congratulations to Professor Sarah Hilmer, Conjoint Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology Medicine at the University of Sydney. Professor Hilmer has trained and educated countless pharmacy students and continues to provide training and education to pharmacists through conferences and educational programs.


“I congratulate all the health professionals recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours and thank them for their dedication to the health their local communities.”



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