Andrew Forbes elected as a Fellow of AAHMS

Andrew Forbes has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

In welcoming the newly elected Fellows at the 2020 Scientific Meeting on Wednesday 14th October, the Academy’s President, Professor Ingrid Scheffer, acknowledged that “Fellowship is granted in recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to health and medical research, demonstrating leadership on both the Australian and international stage”.

Andrew was recognised for his leadership in biostatistics, reflected in his development of innovative statistical methods to solve practical issues in health and medical research studies, as well as collaboration on major practice-changing research in substantive clinical and public health areas.

Andrew joins ViCBiostat head John Carlin (2018) in the Fellowship.