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December 2021

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Ingrid Winship

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Kanta Subbarao

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Karin Leder

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Jodie McVernon

Fellowships for Royal Melbourne women

Four Royal Melbourne Hospital physicians are among 29 new Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

Ingrid Winship, Kanta Subbarao, Karin Leder and Jodie McVernon have joined the independent, interdisciplinary body of more than 400 fellows elected by their peers for their outstanding achievements and exceptional contributions to health and medical science in Australia.

Clinician-scientist Professor Winship is the director of the RMH’s genomic medicine department and the inaugural chair of adult clinical genetics at the University of Melbourne and the RMH.

Virologist and paediatric infectious diseases specialist Professor Subbarao is director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the RMH’s Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), based at the Doherty Institute.

Professor McVernon is also part of the VIDRL team and director of epidemiology at the Doherty Institute.

Professor Karin Leder is an infectious diseases physician and the director of travel medicine and immigrant health.