Award Winners Recognized for Accomplishments by School

Distinguished Alumni Honorees

Since 1991, the Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Long School of Medicine upon a graduate. It is given each year to a graduate who has demonstrated the highest principles of the medical profession and has made outstanding contributions to society and the field of medicine through patient care, basic research, clinical research, and/or health services administration.
1991, Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D. ’73, Pediatrics, Evanston, IL; 1992, James C. Martin, M.D. ’73, Family Practice, San Antonio, TX; 1993, Chris Plauche, M.D. ’78, Pediatrics, San Antonio, TX; 1994, Sandra Sabatini, Ph.D., M.D. ’74, Nephrology, Lubbock, TX

1995, Richard J. Gray, M.D. ’70, Cardiology, Carmel Valley, CA; 1996, Leah Raye Mabry, M.D., R.Ph. ’82, Family Practice, Austin, TX; 1997, Clyde A. Helms, M.D. ’72, Radiology, Durham, NC; 1998, Nanette Clare, M.D. ’75, Pathology, San Antonio, TX1999, Harold Timboe, M.D., M.P.H. ’78, Family Practice, Bentonville, AR; 2000, Richard A. Becker, M.D. ’71, Endocrinology, San Antonio, TX; 2001, Stanley Culotta, M.D. ’78, Family Practice, San Antonio, TX; 2002, David R. Schmidt, M.D. ’80, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX2003, Joyce G. Schwartz, M.D. ’80, Pathology, San Antonio, TX; 2004, Martha Medrano, M.D., M.P.H. ’81, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX; 2005, Ronald M. Stewart, M.D. ’85, General Surgery, Helotes, TX; 2006, Patricia Sulak, M.D. ’80, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Temple, TX2007, Joel Tsevat, M.D., M.P.H. ’83, Internal Medicine, San Antonio, TX; 2008, Lois L. Bready, M.D. ‘77, Anesthesiology, San Antonio, TX; 2009, Jacqueline Pugh, M.D. ‘81, Internal Medicine/Epidemiology, San Antonio, TX; 2010, Everardo Cobos, M.D., FACP ‘81, Hematology/Oncology, Bakersfield, CA2011, Roland Goertz, M.D. ‘81, Family Medicine, Waco, TX; 2012, James L. Holly, M.D. ‘73, Family Medicine, Beaumont, TX; 2013, William Hinchey, M.D. ‘78, Pathology, San Antonio, TX; 2014, Thomas L. Matthews, M.D. ‘97, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX2015, Larry C. Driver, M.D. ‘80, Anesthesiology, Houston, TX; 2016, Steven J. Cyr, M.D. ‘96, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX; 2017, Janet P. Realini, M.D., M.P.H. ‘78, Family Medicine, San Antonio, TX; 2018, Michael W. Brennan, M.D. ‘78, Ophthalmology, Burlington, NC


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