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2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours : RSM members recognised

The Royal Society of Medicine offers its congratulations to the following members who have been recognised in Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday Honours for 2020. 

Order of the British Empire (Covid-19 recipients)

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Rachael Dorothy Devlin (Liebmann). Group Medical Director, Health Services Laboratories and The Doctors Laboratory and Vice President of the Royal College of Pathologists. For services to Pathology during the Covid-19 response.

Professor Malcolm Gracie Semple. Professor of Child Health and Outbreak Medicine, University of Liverpool and Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Alder Hey Children's Hospital. For services to the Covid-19 response.

Professor Emma Thomson. Professor of Infectious Diseases and Consultant Virologist, University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research. For services to the NHS during the Covid-19 response.

Order of the British Empire

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Clare Gerada MBE. Medical Director, NHS Practitioner Health Programme and General Practitioner, Hurley Group Practice. For services to General Practice.


Professor Stephen Townley Holgate CBE. MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology and Honorary Consultant Physician, University of Southampton. For services to Medical Research.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Marta Cecilia Cohen. Clinical Director, Pharmacy Diagnostics and Genetics and Head, Histopathology Department, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust. For services to the Treatment of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Members of the Order of the British Empire

Adebusuyi Adeyemi. Senior Policy Adviser, NHS England and NHS Improvement. For services to Healthcare Leadership.

Dr Hilary Robert Jones. For services to Broadcasting, Public Health Information and Charity.

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