AHCS Honorary Fellows 2022 announced!

We are pleased to announce that 20 new Honorary Fellows of the Academy have now been elected!

 

Honorary Fellowship is awarded for:

  • An outstanding contribution, in a leadership role, to the formation, development and operation of the AHCS and/or
  • An outstanding contribution, in a leadership role, to the development and delivery of Healthcare Science in the UK or in one or more of the devolved nations of the UK. International nominations can be considered if the contribution has influenced the delivery of healthcare science in the UK and or in one or more of the devolved nations of the UK and/or
  • An outstanding contribution, in a leadership role, to the significant promotion within the profession and/or in raising public awareness of the contribution of Healthcare Science in the UK or in one or more of the devolved nations of the UK.
  • An outstanding contribution by individuals who have worked for the AHCS, either as a staff member or in a voluntary capacity.


Congratulations to our 2022 Honorary Fellows:

Dr Karl Sylvester                              Dr Dorothy A. Thompson                             Mike Gray

Catherine Ross                                Mark Squirrell                                                  Dr Michael Dolan

Katy Heaney                                     Bamidele Farinre                                            Dr Robert Shorten

Professor Allan Wilson                  Dr Emmanuel Akinluyi                                   Professor Shelley Heard

Dr Sarah Pitt                                     Dr Sue Fergy                                                    Patricia Le Rolland

David Wells                                       Joanne Young                                                 Jacqui Howard

Ishbel Gall                                         Jane Blower


Prof. Brendan Cooper, AHCS President commented:

“On behalf of the AHCS Professional Bodies Council, we were delighted to receive such high-quality submissions this year and thoroughly congratulate these leading healthcare scientists and supporters of AHCS on achieving their Honorary Fellowship. We encourage them to continue their promotion of healthcare science and scientists at every opportunity.”

 

Prof. Stephen O’Connor, AHCS Honorary Fellows Co-Ordinator added:

“We have developed, with the AHCS Professional Bodies Council, a robust and fair Honorary Fellowship process that celebrates all that is great about healthcare science in the UK.  We are delighted with the response of our scientists to the enormous challenges of the pandemic, but celebrate their fundamental achievements and commitments over many years.”

 

The date and location of the presentation ceremony will be communicated in due course.

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