Psychiatrists awarded Queen’s Birthday honours

Two psychiatrists have received Queen’s Birthday honours for service to the community and to mental health.

Queensland psychiatrist Dr Ashim Majumdar was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the Indian community, while WA psychiatrist Dr Geoffrey Smith received the same honour for his service to medicine and mental health.

Dr Majumdar says he initially wanted to be a cardiologist after graduating from medical school in India. But he noticed many patients came into the cardiology department without any identifiable physical problems and were subsequently