Director receives prestigious award
Western Sydney Diabetes Director Professor Glen Maberly has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Sir Kempson Maddox Award during a World Diabetes Day event at NSW Parliament House.
Professor Maberly, senior staff specialist (endocrinology) at Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals, received Diabetes NSW & ACT’s top award in recognition of his contribution to scientific research, education and advocacy in diabetes.
In his role for the Western Sydney Diabetes Prevention Alliance, Prof Maberly works with other health organisations to reduce the diabetes epidemic sweeping western Sydney.
“I am honoured and humbled to receive this award,” Prof Maberly said.
“My long career in diabetes has been fuelled by my passion to make a difference to the lives of people living with the disease.”
Diabetes NSW & ACT CEO Stuart Eastwood said the award was presented to those who had made a significant and sustainable contribution to the diabetes agenda.