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Internationally-renowned geriatrician Professor Sue Kurrle AO has been recognised for her exceptional and outstanding service by being inducted into Northern Sydney Local Health District’s Board Honour Roll.

Spanning more than 35 years, Sue’s career at the district has earned her accolades nationally and internationally.

Board Chair Trevor Danos AM said Sue had given generously to her patients, their carers and families, but was also very giving with her time to colleagues.

“She is commended for her work in areas including elder abuse, frailty, and nutrition and goes above and beyond to contribute every day in every way imaginable,” he said.

Also joining Sue to the Board Honour Roll is Professor Michael K Nicholas who was also inducted in recognition of 30 years’ of “exceptional and outstanding” service to the district for pain services.

Recognised internationally and nationally, Michael has enabled a legacy of life-long transforming, adaptable and accessible programs of recovery for people living with chronic pain.

“I congratulate these two extraordinary people for all the work they do and their exceptional service to the people of our district,” Trevor said.

They join former NSLHD chief executive Deb Willcox was the first inductee to the Honour Roll last year.

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