Distinguished Service Award

Established in 1969, the Distinguished Service Award recognizes those who have made significant and far-reaching contributions to the Society and the specialty. Recipients are selected by the STS Executive Committee, based on the recommendations of the current President. The following are past recipients of the award:

1969 - John D. Steele   
1970 - Paul C. Samson
1972 - Lyman A. Brewer III   
1975 - Robert G. Ellison
1977 - Ralph D. Alley       
1981 - Herbert Sloan 
1991 - Thomas B. Ferguson 
1998 - W. Gerald Rainer    
1998 - Harold C. Urschel, Jr.
1999 - Jack M. Matloff
2000 - Robert L. Replogle
2001 - Timothy J. Gardner
2001 - Sidney Levitsky
2001 - George E. Miller
2002 - Richard G. Sanderson
2003 - Benson R. Wilcox
2004 - Richard P. Anderson
2005 - Nicholas T. Kouchoukos
2006 - Gordon F. Murray
2006 - Mark B. Orringer
2007 - Fred H. Edwards
2007 - Peter K. Smith
2008 - Jeffrey B. Rich
2008 - Betsey Bradley Urschel
2010 - Frederick L. Grover
2010 - John E. Mayer, Jr.
2011 - L. Henry Edmunds, Jr.
2012 - Robert M. Sade 
2013 - Michael J. Mack
2013 - Carolyn E. Reed 
2014 - Douglas J. Mathisen

|||