Gerard Stevens AM
Throughout Webstercare’s journey of medication management innovation, the Company’s founder and Managing Director, Gerard Stevens AM, has been at its heart. Gerard's continued passion and commitment to research, development and better patient care has enabled Webstercare to remain at the forefront of the healthcare industry and has often led to industry-wide changes. Gerard's innovations are used throughout the pharmacy, aged care, community and health sectors and his commitment has also led to better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through his Mirijinni project.
This passion, commitment and resulting contributions were recognised in 2013 when Gerard was appointed Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List in recognition for his “significant service to the pharmaceutical industry, and to community health”.
Gerard has also received national and international recognition for his innovation, forward thinking and commitment to the industry and patient:
2010 - Lifetime Achievement Award, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
2010 - Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations Ishidate Award for Community Pharmacy
2011 - Inducted as Fellow, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
2014 - Honorary member of NPS MedicinesWise – the first community pharmacist to be accorded the honor
2015 - Master of Pharmacy (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney, Gerard’s alma mater.