Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland is the patron of QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.
Dr Young has been a strong supporter of QIMR Berghofer, serving as a Council Member from 2005 until 2019.
Her Excellency was sworn-in as the 27th Governor of Queensland on 1 November 2021.
Prior to her appointment, the Governor was the Chief Health Officer for Queensland, with responsibility for leading the State’s preventative health and public health agendas, including response to public health emergencies. In January 2020, when the COVID-19 virus outbreak was declared a pandemic, the Governor became the State Health Incident Controller.
Her Excellency and husband, Professor Graeme Nimmo are proud to serve all Queenslanders. Dr Young has two daughters, Rebecca and Jane.
The Institute is honoured to have Dr Young serve as Patron.
More information can be found on the Governor’s website website.