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Australia Day Honours for Ophthalmologists

mivision congratulates ophthalmologists, Dr James La Nauze and Dr Stephen Godfrey, as well as Miss Patricia D’Apice, who were recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours List.

Victoria’s Dr James La Nauze received an AM in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to ophthalmology, and to not-for-profit organisations. An associate doctor with Vision Eye Institute Footscray for 20 years, Dr La Nauze trained at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, as well as in Cambridge, United Kingdom. He worked in Albury, New South Wales for 20 years before moving back to Melbourne to consult at Vision Eye Institute Footscray. Dr La Nauze was a member of the Medical Directorate and subsequent Board member of the Fred Hollows Foundation. He has undertaken many clinical and surgical trips to remote areas of Queensland and the South Pacific, and has led many surgical training teams to Vietnam, Cambodia and China.

Victoria’s Dr James La Nauze received an AM in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to ophthalmology, and to not-for-profit organisations

Dr Stephen Godfrey received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for services to medicine as an ophthalmologist.

Dr Stephen Godfrey received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for services to medicine as an ophthalmologist. A graduate of the University of Queensland Medical School, after seven years as a GP and country medical superintendent in the central west of Queensland, Dr Godfrey completed ophthalmology training in Brisbane. The founding partner of Outlook Eye Specialists in Queensland since 1999, Dr Godfrey has been Chair of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) Queensland Branch, since 2017. He has been a volunteer specialist with the Aboriginal Outreach Eyecare Service in remote North Queensland for 20 years.

Patricia D’Apice received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for service to education for people with vision impairment. Ms D’Apice, from New South Wales, is a senior consultant / teacher of vision impairment at the Royal Institution for Deaf and Blind Children and an adjunct lecturer at Renwick College.

This years’ awardees featured the highest ever percentage (47%) for women and 45% for service to local communities.

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