Fellows recognised in the New Year's Honours List


The Academy is delighted to report that eleven Fellows have been recognised in the 2017 New Year's Honours. 


Companion of Honour

Sir Alec John Jeffreys FRS FMedSci, Emeritus Professor of Genetics, University of Leicester
For services to Medical Research and Society

Rt Hon Lady Helen Mary Warnock DBE FMedSci
For services to charity and Children with Special Educational Needs


Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

Sir Cyril Chantler FMedSci, Emeritus Professor, Guy's, King's, and St Thomas's Medical School
For services to Leadership in Healthcare


Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George

Professor Nicholas John White OBE FRS FMedSci, Professor of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
For services to Tropical Medicine and Global Health


Knight Bachelor

Professor Shankar Balasubramanian FRS FMedSci, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Cambridge
For services to Science and Medicine

Dr James Smith FRS FMedSci, Director of Science, Wellcome Trust.
For services to Medical Research and Science Education


Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Amanda Fisher FRS FMedSci, Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London
For services to Medical Research and the Public Understanding of Science

Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Jack Cuzick FRS FMedSci, Director, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Head, Centre for Cancer Prevention, Queen Mary University of London
For services to Cancer Prevention and Screening

Professor Christopher Haslett OBE FRSE FMedSci, Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Director, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
For services to Medical Research

Professor Anita Thapar FMedSci, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University
For services to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Professor Peter Weissberg FMedSci, former Medical Director, British Heart Foundation
For services to Medical Research and Cardiovascular Health


More information and the full list of honours is available from the official website.


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