Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have made an outstanding commitment to the health and welfare of their patients and their community, as well as for humanitarian activities (community setting) or who have made outstanding contributions to medicine and distinguished service to mankind (academic/research medicine). The Alumni Early Career Achievement Award recognizes significant career contributions through clinical service, research, education, public or professional service and/or administrative leadership (no longer than 15 years following graduation) of his/her career. Award selection is made by the Alumni Society Board of Governors and recipients will be recognized at commencement ceremonies each May.

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Award Recipients

2021 Ronald Romanelli, MD '83 (Achievement Award)
         Constance Shabazz, MD '86 (Service Award)
         Andrew Miller, MD '05 (Early Career Achievement)
2020 Erik Constance, MD, '88
2019 Senait Fisseha, MD, JD, '99
2018 Paul Checchia, MD '93
2017 Janet Albers, MD '87
2016  Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, MD, MPH, DTM, ‘96
2015  Mary Jo Gorman, MD '84
          Stephen Raben, MD '90
2014  Edward Paul, MD '81
2013  Kim Keppler-Noreuil, MD '89
2012  Lance Rodewald, MD '79
2011  Amber Barnhart, MD '81
          Gordon Grado, MD '77
2010  Rebecca Johnson, MD '78
2009  N. Regina Rabinovich, MD '82
2008  Frank Aguirre, MD '80
2007  Gregory Poland, MD '80
2006  No Award
2005  Susan Swedo, MD '80
          Ronald L. Johnson, MD '77
2004  Zita Surprenant, MD '81
2003  Roxanne Guy, MD '77
2002  Larry Jones, MD '76
          Sharon Hull, MD, MPH '87
2001  Michael Moran, MD '83
2000  Jeffrey Frank, MD '86
1999  No Award
1998  No Award
1997  Daniel Barrow, MD '79
1996  Susan Nagele, MD '81
1995  Stephen Hazelrigg, MD '83
1994  Roger Wujek, MD '76
1993  J. Kevin Dorsey, MD, Ph.D. '78