Recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award

Past Recipients of the Distinguished Health Professions Alumnus Award

Past Recipients of the Distinguished Health Professions Alumnus Award

The Distinguished Alumnus Awards will be presented to living graduates from the School of Health Professions. The award recognizes an individual's noteworthy contributions to the University of Kansas, their field and to the health of all people through patient care, basic and clinical research, teaching skills and/or health services administration. The recipients will demonstrate the highest principles of the health care professions and serve as a role model for current and future health care professionals.

Year Recipient
2014 Cynthia Kay Thompson, PhD'83
2013 Kathleen G. Davis, BSE'74, MSEd'97, PhD'08
2012 Lisa Stehno-Bittel, PT'83, PhD
2011 Francie Stoner, MT(ASCP), BA’72, BS’73
2010 Lawrence D. Shriberg, PhD'70
2009 Nancy Hudson, MS, RD'69
2008 Linda Reaby, RN, NA'77, PhD
2007 John E. Bernthal, PHD, MA'64
2006 Susan Noll Hanrahan, PT '75, PhD
2005 James E. McLean, PhD, H/S 59
2004 Janice K. Loudon, PT 82, PhD, ATC
2003 Peggy Hundley Spitz, OTR ‘70
2002 Camilla M. "Cam" Wilson, PT 70, PhD
2001 Linda McClain, PhD, OT 70
2000 Richard Sahlfeld, RHIA,HIM 74
1999 David Yoder, PhD65
1998 Mark Anderson, PT75
1997 Carolyn Bloom, PT73
1996 Carolyn Baum, PhD., OT 65, FAOTA
1995 Jessie Ball, PT 56
1994 Phyllis Boyle, MT 40

Deceased

Past Recipients of the Distinguished Medical Alumnus Award

The Distinguished Alumnus Awards will be presented to living graduates from the School of Medicine. The award recognizes an individual's noteworthy contributions to the University of Kansas, their field and to the health of all people through patient care, basic and clinical research, teaching skills and/or health services administration. The recipients will demonstrate the highest principles of the health care professions and serve as a role model for current and future health care professionals.

Year Recipient
2014 Glendon G. Cox, MD'80, MBA, MHSA'05
2013 Richard Weinshilboum, MD'67
2012 Carol Fabian, MD'72
2011 Donna E. Sweet, MD’79, AAHIVS, MACP
2010 F. Bruder Stapleton, MD'72
2009 Robert Gish, MD'80
2008 Joseph Kyner, MD'60
2007 William G. Plested, III, MD'62
2006 William Sirridge, MD '44
2005 Daniel R. Hinthorn, MD 67, FACP
2005 James R. Neff, MD 66, FACS
2004 Robert M. Daugherty, Jr. MD 60, PhD
2004 Sandra A. Daugherty, MD 60, PhD
2003 Roger P. Reitz, MD 59
2002 George L. Blackburn, MD 65, PhD
2001 Douglas Wilmore, MD, 64
2000 George R. Sheldon, MD 61
1999 Marc A. Asher, MD 62
1998 John P. Atkinson, MD 69
1997 Charles B. Wheeler, MD 50
1996 Keith W. Ashcraft, MD 63
1995 Daniel L. Azarnoff, MD 55
1994 Ralph G. Robinson, MD 62
1993 R. Neil Schimke, MD 62
1992 Jared J. Grantham, MD 62
1991 Monte B. Miller, MD 55
1990 Barbara P. Lukert, MD 60
1989 Jack D. Walker, MD 53
1988 John E. Chapman, MD 58
1987 Marvin I. Dunn, MD 54
1986 Robert T. Manning, MD 54
1985 Ernest W. Crow, MD 44
1984 Herman W. Hiesterman, MD 51
1983 Marjorie Spurrier Sirridge, MD 44
1983 Sloan J. Wilson, MD 36
1982 Robert P. Hudson, MD 52
1981 Stanley R. Friesen, MD PhD 43
1980 Robert E. Bolinger, MD 43
1980 Gene V. (Yogi) Williams, MD 54
1979 Robert L. Van Citters, MD 53
1978 R. Don Blim, MD 53
1977 John D. Pace, MD 20
1976 Carl D. Enna, MD 35
1975 Paul R. Harrington, MD 38
1974 George E. Burket, Jr., MD 37
1973 Clark H. Millikan, MD 39
1972 William J. Engel, MD 26
1971 Maxwell G. Berry, MD 33
1970 Lawrence E. Lamb, MD 49
1969 Alonzo A. Towner, MD 35
1968 Howard S. Van Ordstrand, MD 35
1967 Raymond D. Pruitt, MD 39
1966 Max S. Allen, MD 37
1965 Galen M.Tice, MD 29
1964 Mahlon H. Delp, MD 34
1963 Ferdinance C. Helwig, MD 22
1962 Charles C. Dennie, MD 12
1961 L. Arden Almquist, MD 50

Deceased

Past Recipients of the Distinguished Nursing Alumnus Award

The Distinguished Alumnus Awards will be presented to living graduates from the School of Nursing. The award recognizes an individual's noteworthy contributions to the University of Kansas, their field and to the health of all people through patient care, basic and clinical research, teaching skills and/or health services administration. The recipients will demonstrate the highest principles of the health care professions and serve as a role model for current and future health care professionals.

Year Recipient
2014 Ellen M. Dukes,RN,PhD'89
2013 Monica Scheibmeir, N'79, PhD'99, APRN, FAANP
2012 Jean Giddens, N'81, PhD, FAAN
2011 Thad Wilson PhD’96, RN, RNP-BC, FAAN
2010 Caryl Goodyear-Bruch, RN, CCRN, PhD'05
2009 Janalee Isaacson, RN, BSN'83, MSN'98
2008 Karen Cox, RN, BSN'83, PhD, FAAN, CNAA
2007 Paula Waxse Goering, PHD, BS'69, RN
2006 Tammy Peterman, RN, BSN '81, MSN '97
2006 Lucille Walter Pulliam, RN, BSN '56, DSN
2005 Joy D. Wheeler, RN, BSN 77
2004 Patricia J. Phillips, RN 63, MN, ARNP
2003 Mary Ann Lewis, DrPH, RN, FAAN 62
2002 Joanne Trabert Ashton, R.N., M.N. 79, 85
2001 Juanita Conkin Dale, PhD 86, RN, CPNP
2000 Anita Wingate, RN, N 63, PhD 71
1999 Ann Kuckelman Cobb, RN, PhD, BSN 67
1998 Patricia Hinton Walker, RN, PhD, BSN 66
1997 Suzanne Sims Dollar, RN, BSN 62
1996 Sharon Minton Kirpatrick, RN, PhD, 88, MN 81
1995 Judy Folsom, RN, CHAA, MN 83
1994 Charlene A. Harrington, RN, PhD, BSN 63
1993 Barbara Long Quirk, RN, PhD, MN 72, BSN 65
1992 Rita Harris Clifford, RN, PhD 81, BSN 62
1991 Janet Vincent Thompson, RN, EdD, BSN 56
1990 Grace Harlow Chickadonz, RN, PhD, BSN 58
1989 E. Gail Harkness, PhD, BSN 60
1988 Sally Brookens Olds, BSN 62
1987 Jessie M. Branson, RN 42
1987 Judith C.Runnels, BSN 58
1986 Barbara Gill MacArthur, MN 81
1985 Jo-Eileen Gyulay, PhD, BSN 65
1984 Suzanne Lee Shaffer, MN 85, BSN 69
1983 Helen Varney Burst, CNM, MSN, BSN 61
1982 Dorothy Hahn Damewood, EdD, BSN 52
1981 Ada Sue Cox Hinshaw, PhD, BSN 61
1980 Mary Anne Eisenbise, RN, NA, BSN 53
1979 Carla Bouska Lee, RN, PhD, BSN 67
1978 Jean Irwin Johnson, PhD, BSN 48
1977 Marguerite P. Coffman, MA 50, RN 37
1976 Elda M. Hartung, MA, RN 35
1975 Hester I.Thurston, EdS, BSN 43
1974 Rena Gazaway, PhD, RN 32

Deceased

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