The Brownless Medal – named after Sir Anthony Colling Brownless, founder of the Melbourne Medical School – recognises eminent individuals who, through their diligence and leadership, have ensured the growth and positioning of the Medical School as a world leader in medical teaching and training, and health research, policy, and practise.
Established in 2012 as part of celebrations marking the Melbourne Medical School’s 150th anniversary, the inaugural Brownless Medal award ceremony recognised five former heads of the Medical School (as documented below).
Associate Professor Wilma Beswick AM
Professor James Donovan Best
Professor Graham Vallancey Brown AM
Professor James Alexander Angus AO
Professor Emeritus Gordon James Aitken Clunie
Emeritus Professor Richard Graeme Larkins AO
Professor Emeritus David Geoffrey Penington AC
Professor Emeritus Graeme Bruce Ryan AC