Student Leadership Awards

The KUMC Division of Student Services sponsors several awards to recognize excellence in student leadership, advising, organizations, and community service:

KUMC Dorthy Knoll Student Leadership Award

  • Christi Nance (2015-2016)
  • Zaid Mansour (2014-2015)
  • Kirsten Devin (2013 - 2014)
  • Chris Jehle (2012 - 2013)
  • Kellyann Jones (2011-2012)
  • Brandon Hidaka (2010-2011)
  • Rachel Frische (2009-2010)
  • Rigoberto Ramirez (2008-2009)
  • Luke Spencer-Gardner (2007-2008)                       
  • Sean Tucker (2006-2007)
  • Natalie Reed (2005-2006)
  • Michele A. Bennett (2004-2005)
  • Brian Hermann (2003-2004)
  • Joe McDonald (2002-2003)
  • D. Brendan Rice (2001-2002)
  • Jennifer Miller (2000-2001)
  • Christopher Horton & Lisa Brown (1999-2000)
  • Charisse Yette Sparks (1998-1999)

KUMC Student Organization Award

  • Lunar Society (2015 - 2016)
  • Food is Medicine (2014 - 2015)
  • KUMC International Outreach (2013 - 2014)
  • Food is Medicine (2012 - 2013)
  • Student National Medical Association (2011-2012)
  • Rural Medicine Interest Group (2010-2011)
  • Doctors' Notes (2009-2010)
  • Student Physical Therapy Organization (2008-2009)
  • Masters of Public Health Student Organization (2007-2008)
  • Community Outreach Program (2006-2007)
  • Recycling Organization (2005-2006)
  • KUMC International Outreach (2004-2005)
  • Community Outreach Program (2003-2004)
  • American Medical Student Association (2002-2003)
  • Emergency Medicine Interest Group (2001-2002)
  • Family Medicine Interest Group (2000-2001)
  • Students for Women's Wellness (1999-2000)

KUMC Student Organization Advisor Award

  • Richard Korentager, MD - Plastic Surgery Interest Group (2015 - 2016)       
  • Maria Alonzo Luaces - Latino Medical Student Association (2014 - 2015)
  • Shelley Bhattacharya - Geriatrics Interest Group (2013 - 2014)
  • Irina Smirnova - Student Interest Group in Rehabilitation (2012 - 2013)
  • Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD - Pathology Student Interest Group (2011-2012)
  • Kirk Miller, DO - Radiology Student Interest Group (2010-2011)
  • John Delzell, MD - Family Medicine Interest group (2009-2010)                                   
  • Fonda Briles - Student Recycling Organization (2008-2009)
  • Ryan Gove - Students Educating and Advocating for Diversity (2007-2008)
  • Amber Cordell - KUMC Cultural Echange (2006-2007)
  • Sandy Hanson - Kansas Univerity Student Nurses (2005-2006)
  • Gwendolyne Swoope - Student National Medical Association (2004-2005)
  • Theresa Brown - Community Outreach Program (2003-2004)
  • Mark Meyer, MD (2002-2003)

KUMC Student Diversity Award

  • Vicki Otano (2015 - 2016)           
  • Ruth Pedraza (2014 - 2015)
  • Ruaa Hassaballa (2013 - 2014)
  • Kellyann Jones (2012 - 2013)
  • Mariam Savabi (2011-2012)
  • Sheila Hegde (2004-2005)
  • Jennifer Bacani (2003-2004)
  • Sarah Were (2002-2003)

Carol Marinovich Award for Outstanding Community Service

  • SNMA Hepatitis C Clinic (2014 - 2015)
  • BullDoc Clinic (2012 - 2013)
  • Community Outreach Program (2011-2012)             
  • Students In Schools (2010-2011)
  • Community Outreach  Program (2009-2010)
  • Community Outreach Program (2008-2009)
  • Community Outreach Program (2007-2008)
  • Community Outreach Program (2006-2007)

For more information about the awards program, please contact Ryan Gove at rgove@kumc.edu or 913-588-6681

Last modified: Jun 22, 2016
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