Recipients of the Honorary Alumnus Awards

Past Recipients of Alumnus Awards

Past Recipients of the Honorary Health Professions Alumnus Awards

The Honorary Alumnus Award will be presented to non-graduates of KUMC who have had significant impact through their professional or personal contributions to the missions of the KU School of Health Professions, the KU Health Professions Alumni Association and/or the provision of health care or health care education.

Year Recipient
2014 Patricia M. Kluding, PT, PhD
2013 Debra K. Sullivan, PhD, RD
2012 David Zamierowski, MD
2011 Lou Loescher-Junge, PT, MA
2010 Mani Mani, MD, R'71
2009 Virginia Johnston, PhD
2008 Paula S. Miller, MT
2007 Janice Harris, PHD, RD, LD
2006 Bill Cohn
2005 Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
2004 Peter L. Beyer, MS, RD, LD
2003 Donald A. Rau
2002 John A. Ferraro, PhD
2001 Hugh Spalding Mathewson, M.D.
2000 Stephanie Studenski, M.D.
1999 Barbara Lukert, M.D.
1998 Stata Norton, PhD
1997 Patricia Head
1996 Ruth Blanchard
1995 Betsey Fletcher
1994 W.C. "Dub" Hartley

Deceased

Past Recipients of the Honorary Medical Alumnus Award

Awarded to those individuals who are not a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine but have made a significant impact through his/her professional or personal contributions to the School of Medicine, the Medical Center, or to health education.

Year Recipient
2014 Kimberly Templeton, MD
2013 Roy A. Jensen, MD
2012 Barbara Atkinson, MD
2011 E. Grey Dimond, MD
2010 Robert M. Klein, PhD
2009 Frederic Chang, MD
2008 James G. Price, MD
2007 Arnold M. Chonko, MD, FACP
2006 D. Cramer Reed, MD
2005 Fred and Grace Holmes, MD
2004 Cheng T. Cho, MD, PhD
2003 Dennis A. Diederich, M.D.
2002 James H. Thomas, M.D.
2001 James Cook, M.D.
Creighton A. Hardin, M.D. R'50
2000 Daniel Stechschulte, M.D. R'65
1999 Paul Schloerb, M.D.
1998 Dewey Ziegler, M.D.
1997 William Valk, M.D.
1996 George J. Farha, M.D.
1995 Chien Liu, M.D.
1994 Kermit Krantz, M.D.
1993 Norton Greenberger, M.D.
1992 W. Clarke Wescoe, M.D.
1991 Mr. Walter R. Gehlbach
1990 Thomas M. Holder, M.D
1989 Charles E. Brackett, Jr., M.D.
1988 Herbert C. Miller, Jr. M.D.
1987 Albert N. Lemoine, Jr. M.D. C'39
1986 Eugene L. Staples, MHA
1985 Herbert A. Wenner, M.D.
1985 William J. Reals, M.D.
1984 David W. Robinson, M.D. R'43
1983 David Waxman, M.D. R'61
1982 Miss Helen M. Sims
1981 Frank A. Mantz, Jr., M.D.
1980 Dwight J. Mulford, Ph. D.
1979 Louise de Schweinitz, M.D. (Mrs. Daniel C. Darrow)
1978 Irene Koeneke, M.D. (Mrs. Arthur E. Hertzler)
1977 Mrs. Frances (George) Hiatt
1976 Mrs. Kay (H.R.) Wahl
1975 Mr. Irvin E. Youngberg
1974 Mrs. Rught (Peter T.) Bohan

Deceased

Past Recipients of the Honorary Nursing Alumnus Award

The Honorary Alumnus Award will be presented to non-graduates of KUMC who have had significant impact through their professional or personal contributions to the missions of the KU School ofNursing, the KU Nurses Alumni Associations and/or the provision of health care or health care education.

Year Recipient
2014 Cynthia Teel, PhD, RN, FAAN
2013 Janet D. Pierce, DSN, APRN, CCRN, FAAN
2012 Cheryl Jernigan, CPA, FACHE
2011 Judith Warren, PhD, RN, BC, FAAN, FACMI
2010 Donald F. Hagen, MD, FACS
Mrs. Karen P. Hagen
2009 Nancy Dunton, PhD
2008 Martha Staker, RN, MS, MA
2007 Carol E. Smith, PHD, RN
2006 Michael Bleich, PhD, RN, CNAA BC
2005 Lauren S. Aaronson, PhD, RN, FAAN
2004 Roma Lee Taunton, RN, PhD, FAAN
2003 Myra J. Christopher
2002 Beverly R. Bodker
2001 Roger D. Lambson, PhD
2000 Steve Rose
1999 Helen R. Connors, RN, PhD
1998 Eleanor J. Sullivan, RN, PhD, FAAN
1997 Roberta Thiry, PhD
1996 The Honorable Cordell Meeks, Jr.
1995 Mary Beth Blake, JD
1994 Robert A. Long
1993 Robert L. Barrett
1992 Larry Moore
1991 Lucille Gress, RN, MA
1990 Marilyn Chard, RN, EdD
1989 Martha Pitel, RN, PhD
1988 Patricia R. Martin
1987 Patricia L. Head
1986 Sister Rose Therese Bahr,RN, PhD
1985 Doris Geitgey, RN, EdD
1984 Leota Hammer
1983 Melba C. Carter, RN, PhD
1981 Geraldine Davis, RN
1981 Marie Effingham Sperry, RN
1980 Lily Larson, RN
1980 Sara Patterson, RN
1980 E. Jean M. Hill, RN, EdD
1979 Helen M. Sims
1978 Estella Tate, RN
1977 Martha Eisele
1977 Mary Nielsen

Deceased

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