Distinguished Alumni Award
The 2015 Distinguished Alumnus, Dr. Larry Driver, Class of 1980, was honored at the 2015 Reunion Weekend Alumni Gala at the Eilan Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Driver currently serves as a Professor in the Department of Pain Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
He was nominated by one of his past Fellows at MD Anderson for his work with Hard Hats, Little Heads, a bicycle safety and helmet distribution initiative that he conceived in 1994, as well as his mentorship and advising of medical students. He even served as a co-editor on the 3rd edition of the acclaimed textbook Decision Making in Pain Management.
The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor the Alumni Association bestows upon a graduate of the School of Medicine. 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.
The recipient of the award receives a framed certificate. For more information about the award criteria and nomination deadline, click here.
To access the Distinguished Alumni Award nomination form, click here.
Dr. Larry C. Driver, '80
|1991||Ira J. Chasnoff, MD||Pediatrics||‘73||Chicago, Illinois|
|1992||James C. Martin, MD||Family practice||‘73||San Antonio, Texas|
|1993||Chris P. Johnson, MD||Pediatrics||‘78||San Antonio, Texas|
|1994||Sandra Sabatini, MD||Nephrology||‘74||Lubbock, Texas|
|1995||Richard J. Gray, MD||Cardiology||‘70||St. Paul, Minnesota|
|1996||Leah Raye Mabry, MD||Family Practice||‘82||San Antonio, Texas|
|1997||Clyde A. Helms, MD||Radiology||‘72||Durham, N. Carolina|
|1998||C. Nanette Clare, MD||Pathology||‘75||San Antonio, Texas|
|1999||Harold Timboe, MD||Family Practice||‘78||Bentonville, Arkansas|
|2000||Richard A. Becker, MD||Endocrinology||‘71||San Antonio, Texas|
|2001||Stanley Culotta, MD||Family Practice||‘78||San Antonio, Texas|
|2002||David R. Schmidt, MD||Orthopedics & Family Practice||‘80||San Antonio, Texas|
|2003||Joyce G. Schwartz, MD||Pathology||‘80||San Antonio, Texas|
|2004||Martha Medrano, MD||Psychiatry||‘81||San Antonio, Texas|
|2005||Ronald M. Stewart, MD||Surgery/General||‘85||San Antonio, Texas|
|2006||Patricia Sulak, MD||Obstetrics/Gynocology||‘80||Temple, Texas|
|2007||Joel Tsevat, MD||Internal Medicine||‘83||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|2008||Lois Bready, MD||Anesthesiology||‘77||San Antonio, Texas|
|2009||Jacqueline Pugh, MD||Internal Medicine/Epidemiology||'81||San Antonio, Texas|
|2010||Everardo Cobos, MD||Oncology||'81||Lubbock, TX|
|2011||Roland Goertz, MD||Family Medicine||'81||Waco, TX|
|2012||James L. Holly, MD||Family Medicine||'73||
|2013||William W. Hinchey, MD||Pathology||'78||San Antonio, TX|
|2014||Thomas L. Matthews, MD||Psychiatry||'97||San Antonio, TX|