Professor Richard Graeme Larkins is an Officer of the Order of Australia recipient and Chancellor of La Trobe University.
Professor Larkins was Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University from September 2003 to July 2009 and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne from 1998 to 2003.
Professor Lakrins was also James Stewart Professor of Medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from 1984 to 1997.
Professor Larkins clinical and research interests were in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine, past positions include:
President of the RACP
Chair of Universities Australia
Chair of the NHMRC
President of the Endocrine Society of Australia
Member of the PMSEIC
Member of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council
President of the National Stroke Foundation
Chair of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Council
Chair of EMBL, Australia
Chair of the Australian Synchrotron Holding Company
Chair of Council of Melbourne Grammar School
President of the Royal Melbourne Golf Club
He has received the following awards:
Eric Susman Prize for Medical Research
Sir William Upjohn Medal for distinguished service to medicine
Brownless Medal of the University of Melbourne
Current roles are as the Governor of the Ian Potter Foundation, Chair of the Life Sciences Committee of the National Research Foundation of Singapore and Trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation (Malaysia).
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