Dr Barbara Woodhouse honoured with UQ Alumni Award

14 Aug 2018

The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj said the awards acknowledged outstanding alumni who had created change.

“The exceptional alumni honoured this year have driven social change through advocacy and journalism, pioneered new medical treatments, and steered game-changing companies and initiatives,” Professor Høj said.

“The work of the award recipients has had a profound impact both here in Queensland and around the world.”

There was one recipient of a 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Excellence Award from the UQ School of Dentistry:

Dr Barbara Woodhouse

Dr Barbara WoodhouseDr Woodhouse is a distinguished oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has made significant contributions to the professions of dentistry and medicine, not only through her work in Australia but also through her international community involvement.

Graduating initially with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from The University of Queensland (UQ), Dr Woodhouse worked for Queensland Health and in private practice before commencing her training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, intermitting to complete a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Read more about Dr Woodhouse's career achievements to date.

Full details of The University of Queensland 2018 Alumni Award recipients can be on the UQ Alumni and Community website.

The UQ Alumni Awards will be presented at the annual Courting the Greats ceremony on 17 October, where the UQ Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year will also be acknowledged.