To undertake a post-graduate course in Chemical Pharmacology at the Medical School, University of Edinburgh and other investigations - UK

Lyndsay McLeod was one of 4 inaugural Tasmanian Fellows. Overall in 1965 there were 49 Fellowships awarded across Australia. A keen hockey player he has been made a life member of the Hockey club of Tasmania for his services as coach and umpire and general encourager of younger players.



Lyndsay’s fellowship was then for 12mths and it enabled him to complete a post graduate course in Chemical Pharmacology at the Medical School of the University of Edinburgh. He was awarded a further scholarship by the University of Edinburgh to complete a Master of Science there and on return to Tasmania took up the position of Head of the School of Pharmacy.


In 1973 he joined the UTAS School of Medicine as a lecturer in Pharmacology and Physiology and taught there for a further 21 years. For the final years he also served as Academic Dean of the Faculty, retiring in 1994. The members of the Tasmanian Pharmaceutical Students’ Association donated a sum to endow an award in recognition of the services of Dr Lyndsay J McLeod to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmacy education in Tasmania.

Lyndsay has always been active in giving back to the community and in promoting Churchill Fellowships and the work of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, his belief is that once a fellow, always a fellow.