Professor Peter Colman, AM, has been awarded a Member of the Order (AM) for his significant service to medicine in the field of endocrinology, particularly diabetes research, patient education and clinical management. Prof Colman is one of four ADDN Principal Investigators and for the past 25 years, has been the Director of the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Prof Colman’s depth of knowledge, expertise and prolific research activities place him at the forefront of global diabetes understanding. His significant commitment to research is internationally recognised. He is also the Chair of the Melbourne Health Human Research and Ethics Committee. Among his many leadership roles in health, research and academia, he is past president of the Australian Diabetes Society and served on diabetes advisory boards to State and Commonwealth governments. His commitment to advancing the understanding, treatment and prevention of diabetes is both ground-breaking and tireless.