His most well-known contributions in the fields of Trauma Surgery
His most well-known contributions in the fields of Trauma Surgery, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Care systems and Medical Education have been nationally and internationally recognized. His professional achievements were recently further recognized by his appointment as a Member in the Order of Australia.
He spent many years on committees of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), becoming chair of the International Relations Committee of the ACS and Vice President of the RACS. He has been president of the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care.