Levinia Crooks Emerging Leaders Award

For over 30 years Levinia took an active role in recognising especially emerging leaders within the BBV/STI and viral hepatitis field, and had personally mentored many talented individuals, researchers and practitioners. Two awards are given annually as a way of honouring her legacy and recognising her significant contribution to our sector.

Gollow Lecture Award

The Gollow Lecture

During his triennium (1988-1991) as inaugural President of the Australasian College of Venereologists Dr Morris Gollow and his wife Suzette endowed funds for an honorarium to be given to the invited presenter of the Gollow Lecture, delivered at the annual scientific meeting of the College.


AM, MRCS (Engl.), LRCP (Lond.), DepVen (Lond.), PPACSHP

Dr Gollow was born in London in 1925 and trained there, graduating in 1949.

He emigrated to WA in July 1956 and after two years in a remote area moved to Perth.  In 1974 he left general practice and joined the Health Department of WA as a venereologist in the Royal Perth Hospital.  One of the organisers of the First National Conference on STDs in Australia, held in Perth in August 1978, he was also President of the WA Venereal Diseases Society from 1980 until his retirement in 1986.

In 1981 he became a Foundation Member of the National Venereology Council of Australia and in 1987 a Founding Fellow of the Australasian College of Venereologists.

He was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for services to Medicine, particularly in the field of venereology.