Congratulations to Associate Professor Alison Street (AO) for receiving the Health Lifetime Achievement award - the Minister’s highest honour for an individual. The award recognises A/Prof Street’s outstanding contribution in haematology as well recognising her career in public health, achieved over a lifetime of service in the Victorian health system. The results were announced on 20 Nov at the 2013 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, at a gala event attended by the Minister for Health, the Minister for Mental Health and the Secretary of the Department of Health.
A/Prof Street served as Deputy Director and subsequently Head of the Haematology Unit at Alfred Health. At the same time she led the Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Centre – a statewide service for adults with hereditary bleeding disorders – where she was best known for her achievements in public health at local, national and international levels. She is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor with the Department of Immunology.