Queen’s Birthday Honours for Glasgow

Issued: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 08:40:00 BST

Professor Sarah Cleaveland from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine  at the University of Glasgow was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Image of Sarah Cleaveland in the fieldShe said, “I was thrilled, and extremely surprised when I first received the news and I was delighted to accept the honour. It is a tribute to the team of people who work with me across many areas at the University of Glasgow.”

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick, Director of the Moredun Research Institute based near Penicuik in Midlothian and Professor of Food Security at the University of Glasgow, also received an OBE. Professor Fitzpatrick said: “ I am absolutely delighted to receive the honour of an OBE. My contribution to health of livestock species is based on collaborative work over a number of decades with many scientific colleagues at the University of Glasgow and at the Moredun Research Institute. It is great to have this area of research recognised through this award".

Another recipient of the OBE was Dr Hilary Dobson, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences.

Professor Chris Packard, Honorary professor at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, was awarded a CBE.

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