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TSANZ President Award

The TSANZ President’s Award is a prestigious award for an individual who has significantly contributed to promoting respiratory health in the community, particularly in the area of tobacco control, either in Australia or New Zealand.


TSANZ would like to congratulate the following Award winners. 


2023Ms Letitia Harding – Raising public awareness and promoting school-based education on the dangers of E-cigarette/Vaping in New Zealand
2022Mr Maurice Swanson OAM – Commitment to tobacco control
2021Prof Brendan Murphy – Management of Covid-19 pandemic in Australia
2020Prof Emily Banks – Research in tobacco control
2019ASPIRE 2025 – Research for a tobacco-free Aotearoa
2018Prof Matthew Peters – Head of Respiratory Medicine, Concord Repatriation General Hospital
2017Dr Becky Freeman – School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
2016Prof Billie Bonevski – School of Medicine & Public Health, The University of Newcastle
2015Lachlan Wright – Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for Global Health Australia
2014Dr Bronwyn King – Epworth Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
2013The Hon. Nicola Roxon MP – Federal Member for Gellibrand
2012Dr Andrew Penman AM – CEO of Cancer Council NSW
2011Dr Smita Shah – Senior Career Medical Officer, Westmead Hospital
2010Prof Mike Daube – Professor of Health Policy, Curtin University
2009A/Prof Renee Bittoun – Brain & Mind Research Institute, USYD
2008Dr Nigel Gray AO
2007Dr Helen Glasgow – The Quit Group, NZ
2006Prof Simon Chapman – School of Public Health, USYD
2005Mr Brian McBride – Non Smoking Movement of Australia
2004Ms Anne Jones – Action on Smoking & Health Australia
2002The Hon J Thwaites MP – Minister for Health
2001A/Prof Robyn Richmond – University of NSW
2000The Rt Hon Helen Clark – Prime Minister of NZ

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