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Stuart P. Pegg, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Pegg has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of health care and higher education

Dr. Stuart P. Pegg held the role of Director of Surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and Surgical Supervisor for 51 years beginning in June 1967.

    BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, June 13, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Stuart P. Pegg, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Pegg celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Pegg has been a Professor Emeritus at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, since 2001. On campus for five years, he specialized in teaching burn surgery methods to students. As a physician, Dr. Pegg held the role of Director of Surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and Surgical Supervisor for 51 years beginning in June 1967. He previously held the role of surgical registrar at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in England from 1965 to 1966 and the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane from 1962 to 1964, and was a medical superintendent at Julia Creek in Queensland from 1958 to 1961.

Throughout his career, Dr. Pegg has contributed chapters to several books. He has also authored or co-authored articles in numerous professional journals, including the Journal of Surgery, the Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, and Intensive Care Medicine.

An honorary lifetime member of the International Society for Burn Injuries and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Dr. Pegg is also affiliated as a member of multiple other organizations. Some of these include the American Association for Surgery of Trauma, the Australian Medical Association and the American Burn Association. He is notably a past president of the Australian and New Zealand Burn Associations and the Churchill Fellows' Association of Queensland, and a past vice president of the International Society for Burn Injuries.

Honored in 2018 with the University of Queensland Vice-Chancellors Alumni Excellence Award, Dr. Pegg previously received a 2003 G. Whitaker International Burn Prize in Sicily and received a Decorated Order of Australia. He has been included in several editions of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the World. The major burns centre in Queensland is at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and in 2003 was named the Professor Stuart Pegg Adult Burns Centre. The burns centre at the Queensland Children's Hospital also bears his name.

Dr. Pegg received a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with honors in 1956, interned at the Royal Brisbane Hospital in 1957 and later earned a Doctor of Medicine in 2006 at the University of Queensland. He served seven years as a major in the Australian Army Reserve between 1981 and 1987. Dr. Pegg is registered in general and pediatric surgery through the Medical Board of Queensland.

Born in Gladstone, Queensland, Dr. Pegg is the son of Harry Thomas and Eileen Standish Pegg. He has been married to his wife Gwenda Mary Smart since 1958 and has three children. In his free time, Dr. Pegg enjoys working in his garden. He especially loves growing orchids.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Stuart P. Pegg, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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