Past Award Winners

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L. Kent Smith Award of Excellence past recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 L. Kent Smith Award of Excellence Recipient: 

 

Larry F. Hamm, PhD, MAACVPR
Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University

 

 

2013: Jody C. Hereford, MS, BSN, MAACVPR
2012: Marjorie L. King, MD, FACC, MAACVPR
2011: Karen Lui, RN, MS, MAACVPR
2010: John Porcari, PhD, MAACVPR
2009: Kerry Stewart, EdD, FAACVPR
2008: Brian Carlin, MD, FAACVPR
2007: Reed Humphrey, PhD, PT, FAACVPR
2006: Philip A. Ades, MD, FAACVPR
2005: Mark A. Williams, PhD, FAACVPR
2004: Pat Comoss, RN, FAACVPR
2003: Linda K. Hall, PhD, FAACVPR
2002: Andrew L. Ries, MD, MPH, FAACVPR
2001: L. Kent Smith, MD, MPH, FAACVPR
2000: Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSN, FAACVPR
1999: William L. Haskell, PhD, FAACVPR
1998: John E. Hodgkin, MD, FAACVPR
1997: Henry S. Miller, Jr., MD, FAACVPR
1996: Terence Kavanagh, MD, FAACVPR
1995: Thomas L. Petty, MD
1994: Philip K. Wilson, EdD, FAACVPR
1993: Michael L. Pollock, PhD, FAACVPR
1992: Barry A. Franklin, PhD, FAACVPR
1991: Kathy A. Berra, MSN, ANP, FAACVPR
1990: Bruno Balke, MD, PhD
1989: William F. Miller, MD
1988: Samuel M. Fox, III, MD, FAACVPR
1987: Nanette K. Wenger, MD, FAACVPR
1986: Herman K. Hellerstein, MD, FAACVPR


L. Kent Smith Excellence in Clinical Practice Award

* The L. Kent Smith Excellence in Clinical Practice Award was discontinued in 2012.

Past Award Recipients:

2011: Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH, FAACVPR
2010: Gerald Fletcher, MD 
2009: Lana Hilling, CRT, RCP, FAACVPR 
2008: Kathy Berra, MSN, ANP, FAACVPR 
2007: Carl N. King, EdD, FAACVPR
2006: Noel D. Nequin, MD, FAACVPR
2005: Glen H. Porter, PhD
2004: Wayne Sotile, PhD, FAACVPR
2003: Howard Pyfer


Distinguished Service Award past recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 Distinguished Service Award recipients: 

 

 

Bonnie Anderson, MS, CES, RCEP, FAACVPR

 

 

 


Patrick Savage, MS, FAACVPR


 

2013:
Barbra A. Fagan, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR
Tracy Herrewig, MS, RECEP, FAACVPR
Kathleen Zarling, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, FPCNA, FAACVPR

2012:
Richard A. Josephson, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FAACVPR
Michael McNamara, MS, FAACVPR
Randal J. Thomas, MD, MS, FAACVPR

2011:
Gerene S. Bauldoff, RN, PhD, FAACVPR
Larry F. Hamm, PhD, FAACVPR

2010:
Mark D. Senn, PhD, FAACVPR
Steven Lichtman, EdD, FAACVPR

2009:
Chris Garvey, FNP, MSN, MPA, FAACVPR
Helen Graham, PhD, RN

2008:
Katrina Parker, MS, FAACVPR
Gayla Oakley, RN, RAACVPR
Jonathan Raskin, MD, FAACVPR

2007:
Candace Steele, RN, BC, MA, FAACVPR
Mark Vitcenda, MS, FAACVPR

2006:
G. Curt Meyer, MS, FACHE, FAACVPR
June Schulz, RRT, FAACVPR
Murray Low, EdD, FAACVPR

2005:
Susan Carter, RN, BC, FAACVPR
Rebecca Crouch, PT, MS, FAACVPR
Robin Cuffe, MSEd, RN, BC, CHES, FAACVPR

2004:
Sue Keller, BSN, MS, FAACVPR
Jane Reardon, MSN, APRN, FAACVPR
Bonnie K. Sanderson, PhD, RN, FAACVPR

2003:
Marjorie King, MD, FAACVPR
Anne Gavic, BS, FAACVPR
Jody Heggestad Hereford, BSN, MS, FAACVPR
Trina Limberg, BS, RRT, FAACVPR
Richard ZuWallack

2002:
Edward J. Haver, MA, FAACVPR
Terri A. Merritt-Worden, MS, FAACVPR
Douglas R. Southard, PhD, MPH, PA-C, FAACVPR

2001:
Philip A. Ades, MD, FAACVPR
Kathy Berra, ANP, MSN, FAACVPR
Reed Humphrey, PhD, PT, FAACVPR
Karen R. Lui, RN, C, MS, FAACVPR
Gretchen W. Peske, RN, MSN, FAACVPR

2000:
F. Stuart Sanders, MD, FAACVPR
Kimberly Wood Woeber, PhD, FAACVPR

1999:
Gary J. Balady, MD, FAACVPR
Carl N. King, EdD, FAACVPR
Jeanne E. Ruff, MS, FAACVPR

1998:
Brian W. Carlin, MD, FAACVPR
Martha Livingston, RN, MBA, FAACVPR
Noel Nequin, MD,  FAACVPR
Lenore Zohman, MD

1997:
Mary Burns, RN, BS
Kenneth Moser, MD
Kerry J. Stewart, EdD, FAACVPR
Mark A. Williams, PhD, FAACVPR

1996:
Pat Comoss, RN, BS, FAACVPR
Erika S. Froelicher, RN, PhD, FAACVPR
L. Kent Smith, MD, FAACVPR

1995:
Susan D. Fuhrman, RN, C, RRT, FAACVPR
John P. Porcari, PhD, FAACVPR
Andrew L. Ries., MD, MPH, FAACVPR

1994:
Gerilynn L. Connors, RCP, RRT, FAACVPR
Linda K. Hall, PhD, FAACVPR
Lana Hilling, RCP, CRTT, FAACVPR


Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator Award past recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator Award recipient:

 

 

Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH, FAACVPR

 

 

2013: Carl "Chip" Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP
2012: Nanette K. Wenger, MD, MAACVPR
2011: William L. Haskell, PhD, FACSM, FAACVPR
2010: Richard Casaburi, PhD, MD, FAACVPR
2009: Steven J. Keteyian, PhD
2008: Josef Niebauer, MD, PhD
2007: Jonathan Myers, PhD
2006: Carl Foster, PhD, FAACVPR
2005: Neil B. Oldridge, PhD
2004: Barry Franklin, PhD
2003: Gary Balady, MD
2002: James A. Blumenthal, Ph.D., FAACVPR
2001: Philip A. Ades, FAACVPR


Thomas L. Petty Distinguished Pulmonary Scholar Award

Congratulations to the 2014 Thomas L. Petty Distinguished Pulmonary Scholar recipient:

 

 

Eileen Collins, PhD, RN, FAACVPR 

 

 

2013: Bartolome R. Celli, MD
2012: Andrew L. Ries, MD, MPH, MAACVPR


Presidential Recognition & Citation Award past recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 Presidential Recognition recipients:

 



Karen R. Lui, RN, MS, MAACVPR

 

 

 

 

 

Abigail Lynn, AACVPR Operations Manager

 

 


2013: Philip A. Ades, MD, MAACVPR
           Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, FAACVPR

2012: Bonnie L. Anderson, MS, CES, RCEP, FAACVPR
           Jensen S. Chiu, MHA
           Mark Vitcenda, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR

2011:  Mark Williams, PhD, MAACVPR

2010:  Phillip Porte, Legislative Analyst, GRQ Consulting, LLC
            Thomas J. Spring (MSCVPR)
            Richard Sukeena (OACVPR)
            Denise M. LaRocca (RMCRA)
            Karen E. Pyle (NYSACP&R)

2008:  Karen R. Lui, RN, MS, FAACVPR & Phil Porte, Legislative Analyst
            Grace Ann Dorney Koppel

2007:  Randal J. Thomas, MD, FAACVPR

2006:  Karen R. Lui, RN, MA, FAACVPR

2005:  Tracy A. Herrewig, MA, RCEP, FAACVPR

2003:  Gary J. Balady, MD
            Terri A. Merritt-Worden, MS
            F. Stuart Sanders, MD 


Innovation Award past recipients

2014: Upland Hills Health - Cancer Empowerment Program
            Dodgeville, WI

2010: Fletcher Allen Health Care
           South Burlington, VT

2009: Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital
           Return to Work: Live Your Action Potential
           Dallas, TX

2008: University of Michigan
           Metabolic Fitness Program
           Ann Arbor, MI

2007: William Beaumont Hospital Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation
           Advanced Training Program (ATP)
           Royal Oak, MI 48073

2006: Beaufort Memorial Hospital
           LifeFit Chronic Disease Management Program
           Beaufort, SC

2005: Summa Health System
           Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
           Akron, OH

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