RCSEd Fellows and Members Celebrated in King’s Birthday Honours List 2023
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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is proud to celebrate many of our Fellows and Members who have been recognised in the King's First Birthday Honours List for their achievements and service across a wide range of healthcare.
Professor Nairn Hutchinson Fulton Wilson CBE, Dental Fellow RCSEd, has been knighted for services to Dentistry. He was Honorary Founding President of the College of General Dentistry and past Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Professor Averil Olive Bradley (Mansfield) FRCSEd, has been awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to surgery and to equality in medicine.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire has been granted to Professor Derek Alderson, Honorary Fellow RCSEd, Chair of the Centre for Perioperative Care and lately President, Royal College of Surgeons of England, for services to Surgery.
Professor Prokar Dasgupta, FRCSEd (Urol), Foundation Professor of Surgery, King's Health Partners and Chair in Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation, King's College London, was awarded the honour of Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to surgery and science.
For their services to Oral Health of People with Disabilities, Mrs Vanita Brookes, FDS RCSEd, was honoured as Member of the Order of the British Empire.
Kathryn Elizabeth Harley, FDS RCSEd, Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry, becomes a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire for their services to Paediatric Dentistry and Dental Education.
The Companion of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath was granted to Major General Timothy John Hodgetts, FIMC RCSEd, for his leadership as Surgeon General and Chair of the Committee of Surgeon Generals in NATO.
Lastly, Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Gareth Russel Hall, Royal Army Medical Corps, FIMC RCSEd, was honoured as a Member of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Professor Rowan Parks, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, said:
Congratulations to all our Fellows and Members who were recognised in this year’s King’s honours list. I am proud to see so many colleagues recognised for the extraordinary contributions they have made to their field and the positive impact they continue to have on our profession and patients.
We thank these outstanding professionals for their hard work and dedication in improving patient safety and care across the health sector.
See the full honours list here.
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