|Professors David de Kretser, Bryan Hudson and Henry Burger|
The name Hudson was chosen to recognise the shared history of both MIMR and PHI. The late Professor Bryan Hudson was the first Professor of Medicine at Monash University and the Founding Chair of the University’s Department of Medicine. He then became Founding Director of Prince Henry’s Hospital Medical Research Centre (MRC, subsequently Prince Henry’s Institute). In this role he established Prince Henry’s Hospital as the key Monash University academic teaching hospital with the first Monash MBBS medical cohort of 29 students graduating in 1966.