Presidents

We have had many leading and influential gastroenterologists hold the office of President of our Society.

 

GESA Presidents

 

Term President
2019-2021 Associate Professor Simone Strasser
2017-2019 Professor Narci Teoh
2015-2017 Associate Professor Ian Norton
2013-2015 Professor Don Cameron
2011-2013 Professor William Sievert
2009-2011 Professor Michael Grimm
2007-2009 Professor Darrell Crawford
2005-2007 Associate Professor Paul Desmond
2003-2005 Professor Peter Gibson
2001-2003 Dr Barbara Leggett
1999-2001 Professor Geoffrey Farrell
1997-1999 Professor Neville Yeomans
1995-1997 Professor James Toouli
1993-1995 Dr John Dent
1991-1993 Dr Roderick Kater
1989-1991 Professor William Doe
1987-1989 Dr James St. John
 
Term President
1985-1987 Dr James Watts
1983-1985 Professor Kerry Goulston
1981-1983 Professor Jack Hansky
1979-1981 Professor Lawrie Powell
1977-1979 Professor Neil Gallagher
1975-1977 Dr Brian Billington
1973-1975 Professor Richard Joske
1971-1973 Dr Allan Kerr-Grant
1969-1971 Professor Ruthven Blackburn
1967-1969 Dr Peter Parsons
1965-1967 Dr William Irwin
1964-1965 Dr Stanley Goulston
1961-1963 Dr William King
1959-1961 Sir William Morrow  (Founding President)