Uni honours Tambassis for leadership and innovation

'He thinks deeply about the future of the profession'

Pharmacy Guild president George Tambassis has received a Monash University Distinguished Almuni Award.


He was named the 2017 recipient of the alumni award for the faculty of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.

Faculty dean Professor Bill Charman said Mr Tambassis exemplified the leadership and innovation traits the faculty values in its alumni.

His innovations include owning one of the first 24-hour pharmacies in Melbourne.

Mr Tambassis was also among the first to offer enhanced services, such as wound care and mental health programs, in his