Professor Graeme Morgan receives Queen’s Birthday honour

Professor Graeme MorganMDNSW extends sincere congratulations to past President of MDNSW Professor Graeme Morgan who was recently appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to medicine as a clinical geneticist and paediatrician to medical education and  professional organisations.


His service includes:

Sydney Children’s Hospital (formerly Prince of Wales Children’s Hospital)

  • Emeritus Consultant Paediatrician, since 1998
  • Head, Genetics Department, 1990–1999
  • Founder and Chairman, Department of Clinical Genetics, mid 1980s–1999
  • Associate Clinical Director, Division of Paediatrics, 1976–1990
  • Established the Muscle Diseases Clinic, 1964
  • Established the Genetics Clinic, 1963
  • Former Chair, Ethics Committee

University of New South Wales

  • Honorary Professor, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, current
  • Associate Professor (Conjoint) Human Genetics, 1987–1998

Muscular Dystrophy Association of New South Wales

  • Honorary Medical Director, 1965–1999
  • Chairman, Scientific Advisory Committee, 1998–2003
  • President and National President, 1998–2003


  • Consultant Geneticist, Neurogenetics Clinic, Concord Hospital, until 2014
  • Consultant, pre-implantation genetic assessment, Sydney In-Vitro Fertilisation Service, until 2014

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (formerly Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children)

  • Emeritus Consultant Paediatrician, current
  • Honorary Consultant Physician, 1963–1998
  • Professorial Registrar and Chief Resident Medical Officer, 1956–1963

Professional organisations

  • Former Secretary (Paediatrics), Board of Censor,
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Former Chairman, Written Examinations Committee, Paediatrics
  • Chairman, Genetic Services Advisory Committee, New South Wales Health, 1987–1997[FMU1]
  • Member, Research Ethics Committee, Sydney Area Health Service, for 10 years