Congratulations to IPOS past president, member & volunteer David Kissane AC

David Kissane was recognized in the 2018 Australia Day (January 26) Honors list – and was made a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) “for eminent service e to psychiatry, particularly psycho-oncology and palliative medicine, as an educator, researcher, author and clinician, and through executive roles with a range of national and international professional medical bodies”. This is the modern Australian equivalent of a knighthood.

So he know goes by David Kissane AC.

David is former Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MSKCC. He served as President of IPOS and received IPOS’ highest honor: the Arthur Sutherland Award. He is currently Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Monash University in his native Australia.