Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognises the outstanding and sustained contributions made by University of Adelaide alumni in their local communities and beyond.

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients

Professor John McNeil AO

Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, Professor John McNeil AO is a tenured public health researcher specialising in epidemiology and clinical pharmacology. His contributions to medical research have changed how we think about chronic disease, preventative health and healthcare quality.

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David Reynolds PSM

Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, David Reynolds PSM has dedicated his career to South Australia’s prosperity and wellbeing. For the Chief Executive of the Department for Trade and Investment, it is a line of work underpinned by a sense of community.

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Professor Nicola Spurrier PSM

Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, Professor Nicola Spurrier PSM, is a staunch advocate for preventing illness and promoting health across the whole of community. A dual qualified medical specialist, public health physician and paediatrician, Professor Spurrier was instrumental in South Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as the state’s Chief Public Health Officer.

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  • 2021 Recipient Dr Brian Croser AO

    A trailblazer of modern Australian winemaking, Dr Brian Croser AO has played an integral role in evolving the nation’s small, fortified wine industry into the world’s fifth largest wine exporter.
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For further information about Distinguished Alumni Awards, please contact the Alumni Relations team at alumni@adelaide.edu.au, +61 8 8313 5800.