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22 Dec 2016


The AMA Public Health Awards provide well-deserved recognition of the extraordinary contribution doctors and associated health groups make to health care and public health.

John Boffa and Donna Ah CheeDiana Egerton-Warburton
The 2016 AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award was presented to Associate Professor John Boffa and Ms Donna Ah Chee for their contribution to reducing harms of alcohol and improving early childhood outcomes for Aboriginal children.The 2016 AMA Woman in Medicine Award was presented to Associate Professor Diana Egerton-Warburton in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the development of emergency medicine, and her passion for public health.


In 2017, nominations were sought for awards in the following categories:

  • AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award
  • Woman in Medicine Award
  • Women's Health Award
  • Men's Health Award
  • Youth Health Award

The presentation of each award is dependent upon a sufficient number of nominations being received.

 Nominations for the 2017 AMA Public Health Awards are now closed.  For any enquiries, please email

Published: 22 Dec 2016