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2022 Alumni Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2022 Alumni Award honorees! The recipients will be recognized during this year's Alumni Reunion Weekend on Oct. 7-8, 2022.

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KU School of Health Professions

Eric Vidoni portraitEarly Career Achievement in Health Professions Alumnus
Eric D. Vidoni, PT’04, PhD’08
Associate Professor, Neurology
KU School of Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center


Anthony Kovac portraitHonorary Health Professions Alumnus
Anthony L. Kovac Jr., MD’77, R’81
Kasumi Arakawa Professor of Anesthesiology
KU School of Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center


William J. Howard III portraitDistinguished Health Professions Alumnus
William J. Howard III, COL., Retired, OT’82
Senior Occupational Therapist
CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy



KU School of Medicine

Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt portraitEarly Career Achievement in Medicine Alumna
Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, Ph.D., MD’14, R’17, FACP
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Wichita
Director of the KU Clinical and Translational Science Institute Frontiers Clinical Trials Unit
KU School of Medicine – Wichita
University of Kansas Medical Center


Scott E. Moser portraitHonorary Medical Alumnus
Scott E. Moser, MD
Professor Emeritus
KU School of Medicine – Wichita
University of Kansas Medical Center


Frank C. “Chip” Brosius III portraitDistinguished Medical Alumnus
Frank C. “Chip” Brosius III, MD’79
Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
University of Michigan Medical School – Ann Arbor



KU School of Nursing

Amanda Cackler portraitEarly Career Achievement in Nursing Alumna
Amanda Cackler, DNP'22, MS’10, BSN’03, CPHQ, CIC
Director of Quality, Safety, and Infection Prevention and Control
The University of Kansas Health System
University of Kansas Medical Center


Pamela K. Barnes portraitHonorary Nursing Alumna
Pamela K. Barnes, Ph.D., MBA
Retired Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and Associate Professor
KU School of Nursing
University of Kansas Medical Center


Jamie S. Myers portraitDistinguished Nursing Alumna
Jamie S. Myers, PhD’10, MN’84, BSN’80, RN, AOCNS, FAAN
Research Associate Professor
KU School of Nursing
University of Kansas Medical Center

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