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Capt. Prof. Kevin Albert Rickard AM

1935 -

Final year at Parade College: 1953

A medical graduate from the University of Melbourne and St. Vincent’s Clinical School, Kevin practiced as a Consultant Physician in clinical and laboratory Haematology and Blood Transfusion Medicine.

He was a Haematologist at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for 35 years and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney. He was President of both The Haematology Society of Australia and The Australian Society of blood Transfusion.

Kevin also served as Vice-President Developing World and Chairman of the Canadian-based World Federation of Haemophilia’s International Haemophilia Training Centres.

As an RANR Medical Officer for 37 years, Kevin was also consultant to the Surgeon General ADF and to the Director General Naval Health Services. He retired from the RAN with a Vice Admiral, Chief of Navy Commendation, the Reserve Force Decoration, the National Medal and the Australian Defence Medal.

Kevin was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List of 1998 for services to Medicine, Haematology and the ADF.

(inducted 2013)