Dr. Bernie Crimmins OAM (OC 1974)
MBBS Grad Dip H Nutr MPH (Nutrition)
Bernie is one of four brothers (Jeffrey, Kevin and Barry) to attend Marcellin and his late brother Peter was educated at Assumption College Kilmore. Bernie attended St John's (Marist) in Hawthorn and then graduated to Marcellin College as was common then.
Bernie studied Medicine at Melbourne University, graduating in 1980. He completed his clinical years as well as Intern year and Junior Residency at St Vincent's and then entered General Practice in 1983. He has worked in the city of Manningham since then, and is currently at the Manningham General Practice.
Bernie was the Club Doctor at Hawthorn Football Club for 15 years, and is a Life member there.
Bernie has maintained a strong connection with Marcellin through sporting commitments (a life member of both the Football and Cricket Clubs) and his interest in Men's health. He regularly lectures to the Marcellin students on this topic. He was President of the Old Collegians Cricket Club for 10 years and has headed up the Marcellin Bald Eagles for 10 years and only recently stopped playing.
Bernie's three sons were all educated at Marcellin College. In the 2016 Queens Birthday Honours, Bernie was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his services to Medicine and mens health awareness.