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1976-2005 Phillips Medal Recipients

Phillips Medal Recipients

2005 Recipients

  • Mary Healey-Sedutto, Ph.D., founder and executive director of Hope for a Healthier Humanity Foundation and founder and chief executive officer of the Pan American Catholic Health Care Network
  • Kathleen A. Rice, R.Ph., M.B.A., president and chief operating officer of Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
  • Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., FACOFP, vice president of health sciences and medical affairs at the New York Institute of Technology, and dean of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

2004 Recipients

  • Anne Womer Benjamin, J.D., Director, Ohio Department of Insurance
  • Boyd W. Bowden II, D.O., Trustee, American Osteopathic Association
  • Roy G. Chew, Ph.D., President, Grandview and Southview Hospitals

2003 Recipients

  • Robert Glidden, Ph.D., President, Ohio University
  • George Thomas, D.O., President-elect, American Osteopathic Association
  • James N. Baird Jr., M.D., Director, Ohio Department of Health

2002 Recipients

  • M. Douglas White, President Pro Tempore, Ohio Senate
  • Eugene A. Oliveri, D.O., Past President, American Osteopathic Association
  • Alan H. Geiger, Ph.D., Assistant to the President, Ohio University

2001 Recipients

  • Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., Senior Vice President, UnitedHealth Group
  • Thomas W. Allen, D.O., Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
  • Ramdas M. Pai, M.B.B.S., President and Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

2000 Recipients

  • Jo Ann Davidson, Speaker, Ohio House
  • Hope Taft, First Lady of Ohio
  • Douglas L. Wood, D.O., Ph.D., President, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Richard A. Vincent, M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer, Doctors Hospital Foundation

1999 Recipients

  • Michael S. Dukakis, J.D., Former Democratic Presidential Nominee and Governor of Massachusetts
  • Anita M. Steinbergh, D.O., President, Medical Board of the State of Ohio
  • Jack J. Brill, D.O., First Director of Medical Education, St. John West Shore Hospital (posthumously awarded)
  • Ted Strickland, M.Div., Ph.D., United States Representative

1998 Recipients

  • Janet Voinovich, First Lady of Ohio
  • Virginia Davis Floyd, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Human Development and Reproductive Health, W. K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Norman E. Vinn, D.O., Associate Professor of Family Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Jesse L. White Jr., Ph.D., Federal Co-chairman, Appalachian Regional Commission
  • David A. Kindig, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Wisconsin Network for Health Policy Research

1997 Recipients

  • Thomas W. Johnson, State Representative
  • Jon F. Wills, Executive Director, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Silvana Martino, D.O., Medical Director, Van Nuys Breast Center

1996 Recipients

  • Gloria R. Smith, M.P.H., Ph.D., Vice President for Programs, W. K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Lawrence U. Haspel, D.O., Past President, Association of Osteopathic Directors of Medical Education
  • Arnold R. Tompkins, J.D., Director, Ohio Department of Human Services Fitzhugh S. M. Mullan, M.D., Past Assistant U.S. Surgeon General

1995 Recipients

  • Mary Abel, State Representative
  • Robert B. Black, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Norman Gevitz, Ph.D., Director of Medical Humanities, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Edward A. Sprague, M.D., Former Chief-of-Staff, O’Bleness Hospital
  • Vivian W. Pinn, M.D., Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health

1994 Recipients

  • Marc L. Rivo, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of Medicine, Bureau of Health Professions
  • J. Barney Quilter, State Representative
  • George F. Dunigan II, Director of Governmental Affairs, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Elsie D. Helsel, Ph.D., Director, Ohio University Center for Human Development

1993 Recipients

  • Frank W. Myers, D.O., Past Dean, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • W. Douglas Ward, Ph.D., American Osteopathic Association Liaison to the United States Department of Education
  • Sherry R. Arnstein, Executive Director, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

1992 Recipients

  • Clay E. Simpson Jr., Ph.D., Director, Division of Disadvantaged Assistance of the Bureau of Health Professions
  • James L. Bruning, Ph.D., Provost, Ohio University
  • Gerald A. Faverman, Ph.D., Founding Dean, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Joseph W. Stella, D.O., Past President, American Osteopathic Association

1991 Recipients

  • Leonard H. Calabrese, D.O., Immunologist and AIDS Researcher
  • Theodore C. Hobbs, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association and American Osteopathic College of Radiology
  • Patrick A. Sweeney, State Representative

1990 Recipients

  • Murray Goldstein, D.O., Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  • Robert W. Ney, State Senator
  • Jerry A. Zinni, D.O., Founder, Richmond Heights General Hospital

1989 Recipients

  • Jolynn Barry Butler, Former State Representative
  • Albert F. Kelso, Ph.D., Research Professor, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Joseph J. Namey, D.O., Dean, Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Robert T. Secrest, Former State Senator
  • Charles L. Naylor, D.O., Past President, American Osteopathic Association

1988 Recipients

  • David N. Sundwall, M.D., Administrator, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Neal F. Zimmers Jr., State Senator
  • John W. Mulford, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association and Past President, American Osteopathic Association
  • Ray E. Piper, D.O., Past Vice President, Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Irvin M. Korr, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Education, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

1987 Recipients

  • Sr. Anne E. Brooks, D.O., Medical Director, Tutwiler (Miss.) Clinic Inc.
  • Sheila Vonder Embse, President, Auxiliary to the American Osteopathic Association
  • Philip Golding, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Thomas D. Hatch, Director of Health Professions, U.S. Public Health Service

1986 Recipients

  • William G. Anderson, D.O., Director, Office of Governmental Affairs, Detroit Osteopathic Hospital
  • Eugene Branstool, State Senator
  • Richard J. Minor, President and Chief Executive Officer, Grandview Hospital and Medical Center
  • John E. Rauch, D.O., President, Medical Board of the State of Ohio

1985 Recipients

  • Stanley J. Aronoff, State Senator
  • Mary M. Burnett, D.O., Vice Chairman, National Osteopathic Foundation
  • Martin L. Hecht, Past Vice President for University Relations, Ohio University
  • Samuel W. Howe, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Charles J. Ping, Ph.D., President, Ohio University

1984 Recipients

  • George W. Northup, D.O., Past President, American Osteopathic Association
  • Robert E. Mahn, Past President, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Ruth Purdy, D.O., Past Chief of Staff, Doctors Hospital
  • John D. Thompson Jr., State Representative

1983 Recipients

  • Theodore F. Classen, D.O., Chief of Staff, Brentwood Hospital
  • Harry B. Crewson Jr., Ph.D., Past President, Ohio University
  • Clarence E. Miller, United States Representative
  • Kenneth P. Moritsugu, M.D., Division of Medicine Director, Public Health Service
  • Richard D. Ruppert, M.D., President, Medical College of Ohio at Toledo

1982 Recipients

  • Edward P. Crowell, D.O., Executive Director, American Osteopathic Association
  • Robert J. Kromer, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Richard L. Sims, Administrator, Doctors Hospital, Columbus

1981 Recipients

  • Dale Dodson, D.O.
  • Paul E. Gillmor, State Representative
  • Ralph S. Licklider, D.O.
  • Louis Stokes, U.S. Representative

1980 Recipients

  • Howard Metzenbaum, United States Senator
  • James O. Watson, D.O., Founder, Doctors Hospital of Columbus
  • Michael Del Bane, Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

1979 Recipients

  • Tom Fries, State Representative
  • John Glenn, United States Senator
  • Donald Siehl, D.O., President, American Osteopathic Association

1978 Recipients

  • J. Richard Costin, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • J. Arnold Finer, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Max T. Gutensohn, D.O., Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Thaddeus P. Kawalek, Ph.D., President, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

1977 Recipients

  • Philip Adler, D.O., President, American Osteopathic Association
  • Martin Levitt, D.O., Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Corwin Nixon, State Representative
  • Oliver Ocasek, President Pro Tempore, Ohio Senate
  • George Tablack, State Representative

1976 Recipients

  • Marjorie Lynch, H.E.W. Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • Harry Meshel, State Senator
  • Sandy Neufeld, President, Ohio Osteopathic Association Auxiliary
  • James A. Rhodes, Governor of Ohio
  • Vernal G. Riffe Jr., Speaker, Ohio House