Recipients of the Early Career Achievement Awards

Past Recipients of the Early Career Achievement Alumnus Award

Past Recipients of the Early Career Achievement in Health Professions Alumnus Award

The Early Career Achievement Award will be presented to alumni who have graduated within the last 20 years from the School of Health Professions. The award recognizes individuals who have made distinguished achievements and contributions early in their career to their respective professions, the KU School of Health Professions or the KU Health Professions Alumni Associations.

Year Recipient
2013 Sandra Anne Billinger, PT, MS'04, PhD'08, FAHA
2012 Neena Sharma, PT'00, PhD'09
2011 Jennifer Anson, CRNA, MS’08
2010 Brian Dolan, BS HIM'06, MHS'08
2009 Brian Stewart, MSPT'01, CSCS
2008 Katie Alexander, OT, MS'04
2007 David C. Frankenfield, MS'87, RD
2006 Mary Calys, PT '01, DPT '07
2005 Grisel J. Lopez, CLS 88, MD 94
2004 Heidi M. Storm, MS 91, RD

Past Recipients of the Early Career Achievement in Medicine Alumnus Award

The Early Career Achievement Award will be presented to alumni who have graduated within the last 20 years from the School of Medicine. The award recognizes individuals who have made distinguished achievements and contributions early in their career to their respective professions, the KU School of Medicine or the KU Medical Alumni Associations.

Year Recipient
2013 Ted M. Burns, MD'94
2012 Allen Greiner, MD'95, MPH'00
2011 Travis Tollefson, MD’98, FACS
2010 Russell E. Scheffer, MD'91
2009 Karin Porter-Williamson, MD'98
2008 Medge Owen, MD'89
2007 Jeffrey M. Burns, MD'98
2006 Lawrence C. Tsen, MD '91
2005 CAPT W. Bradley Poss, MD
2004 Mark C. Meyer, MD 89

Past Recipients of the Early Career Achievement in Nursing Alumnus Award

The Early Career Achievement Awards will be presented to alumni who have graduated within the last 20 years from the School of Nursing. The award recognizes individuals who have made distinguished achievements and contributions early in their career to their respective professions, the KU School of Nursing or the KU NursesAlumni Associations.

Year Recipient
2013 Jill Peltzer, N'92, MS'00, PhD'12, APRN-CNS
2012 Rachel Pepper, RN, DNP'12, NEA-BC
2011 Renee Walters, RN’04, MSN’08, RNP-BC, CCRN
2010 Heidi Boehm, RN, BSN'02, MS'09
2009 Julie Wilhauk, MSN'99
2008 Colonel Veronica Thurmond, PhD'03
2007 Karen Beckman Pace, PHD'02, RN
2006 Major Christine Kramer, RN, BSN, MSN '02
2005 Chris Ruder, RN, BSN 93, MS 99
2004 Catherine A. Gordon, RN ‘94, MS ‘98, FNP-C, CNM

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