The ICNA is very happy to hear that Dr. Greg Powell has been awarded an Order of Australia in the Queen´s Birthday Honours list for ´distinguished service to the international community of Zimbabwe in the field of paediatrics as a clinician and mentor´.
Dr. Powell, MD, FRCP, FRACP is an Australian trained paediatrician who has lived in Zimbabwe since 1977. He was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe Medical School Department of Pediatrics from 1977 until 2001.
Dr. Powell’s academic interests have centered on childhood disability and children in institutional care. He established the Children’s Rehabilitation Unit at Harare Central Hospital in 1986 and was the consultant in charge until 2001. He continues to be actively involved in teaching medical students and consulting at the Rehabilitation Unit on a part time basis.
We congratulate Dr. Greg Powell for this well deserved recognition!