1985 Scholar in Medicine
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
David Morgan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science with first class honours in 1976. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1984. After graduating, David worked at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland.
David, whose particular interests lie in Revision Arthroplasty and Joint Allograft surgeries, was awarded the scholarship to complete a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.
Studied at: University of Oxford
Associate Professor David Morgan OAM holds primary degrees in both Medicine and Surgery from the University of Queensland. He graduated with First Class Honours in 1976 and was Dux on his final year at the Medical School. He was awarded a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Science following a year of research in Enzymology. In addition, he holds Fellowships in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons of Australia. Dr. Morgan is also a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He is the Director of the Queensland Bone Bank and is a past President of the Asia Pacific Association of Surgical Tissue Banks. He is a Clinical Associate Professor within the Department of Surgery at the University of Queensland and has research links with the Biomedical Science and Engineering Unit within the Queensland University of Technology and the Department of Human Movements at the University of Queensland. He lectures regularly at State, National and International levels within his special areas of expertise in both primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. He spends most of his spare time with his family and enjoy the surf at one of the nearby beaches.