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Alumni Awards


Each year, Penn Vet alumni take the opportunity each year to applaud and recognize outstanding members of the Penn Vet community. The Alumni Award of Merit, Alumni Achievement Award and Alumni Relations Student of the Year honor dedicated and caring veterinary professionals and students who have consistently demonstrated exceptional commitment to Penn Vet and whose contributions to the Alumni Relations program exemplify their support for the alumni and the School.

 


Alumni Award of Merit

The Penn Vet Alumni Award of Merit recognizes alumni who have demonstrated:

  • Outstanding leadership and service to the School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Excellence in the veterinary profession
  • Community involvement

Professional achievements, community service, and other such accomplishments will be considered as secondary to service to the School.

  • Alumni Award of Merit Recipients

     

    Alumni Award of Merit
      Year Recipients
     2017Gia Croce V'92
     2016 Deborah Patt V’78
    Sheldon Gerstenfeld V’68
     2014 Brenda Stewart, V'70
    Lori Mann, V'95
     2013 Howard Krum, V'92
    Theodore Robinson, V'74
     2012
    Frederick Peterson, V'68
    Mattie Hendrick, V'78
    Sallie Welte, V'88
     2011 George Anstadt, V’57
    Susan Irene Jacobson, V’77
     2010 Eric Bregman, V’95
    Pierre Conti, V’60
    Charles Rupprecht, V’85
    Raymond Stock, V’75
    Donald Stremme, V’75
    Jamie Thomson, V’85
    Marilyn Weber, V’75
     2009 Uri Bargai, V’59
    Sheldon Steinberg, V’59
    Jeffrey Wortman, V’69
    Dennis Burkett, V’84
    Laurie Landeau, V’84
     2008 Daniel Flynn, V’58
    Daniel H. Rice, III, V’63
    George Hartenstein, V’68
    David Nunamaker, V’68
    James V. Stewart, V’68
    Susan Emeigh Hart, V’83
     2007 Larry Soma, V’57
    Lillian Giuliani, V’57
    David Wolfgang, V’82
    Suzanne Smith, V’82
    James Harper, V’72
     2006 Edward Mallinson, V’56
    Thomas Sollas, V’56
    Scott Palmer, V'76
    Dolores Holle, V’81
    Diane Monsein Levitan, V'91
     2005 Larry DeGeorge, V’80
    Hilton Klein, V’80
    Elaine Hammel, V’60
     2004 Ronald L. Genovese, V’64
    Norman D. Heidlebaugh, V’54
    Max J. Herman, V’59
     2003 Elinor A. Brandt, V’63
    Henry L. Croft, Jr., V’78
    Charles D. Knecht, V’56
     2002 Lawrence T. Glickman, V’72
    M. Phyllis Lose, V’57
    Calvin Moon, V’52
     2001 Earl Wesley Cook, V’36
    Suzanne Ruch Jenkins, V’66
    Charles D. Knecht, V’56
     2000 Lawrence J. Gerson, V’75
    T. Richard Houpt, V’50
    Seth A. Koch, V’65
     1999 David A. Meirs II, V’54
    Michael P. Ratner, V’59
    Gail K. Smith, V’74
     1998 Daniel D. Bleicher, V’53
    Fred Fernich, V’63
    Gordon W. Robinson, V’63
     1997 Edwin J. Andrews, V’67
    Catherine W. Carnevale, V’72
    Glenn J. Lawhon, Jr., V’47
     1996 Wilbur Amand, V’66
    Jack Bregman, V’66
    Harriet Doolittle, V’61
     1995 Samuel Abramson, V’45
    Ralph L. Brinster, V’60
    Wendy E. Vaala, V’80
    Steven E. Weisbrode, V’70
     1994 Jarvis J. Badgley, V’59
    Richard C. Guise, V’44
    Robert R. Shomer, V’34
     1993 Gustavo D. Aguirre, V’68
    Gregory D. Bossart, V’78
    Katherine A. Houpt, V’63
    Alfred Kissileff, V’33
    Julius P. Kreier, V’53
     1992 Harry F. B. Bartolett, V’37
    Alonzo Edmiston, Jr., V’67
    Charles W. Koenig, V’57
    Melvin M. Rabstein, V’37
    Victor T. Rendano, Jr., V’72
    Jules Silver, V’47
     1991 Donald A. Abt, V’61
    Edwin A. Churchill, V’41
    Roy D. Hoffman, V’31
    Elizabeth A. Lawrence, V’56
    Marc A. Rosenberg, V’71
    Jay J. Simmons, V’56
     1990 Charles J. Driben, V’65
    Frank S. Entwisle, V’45
    Kirk N. Gelatt, V’65
    Donald C. Kamsler, V’50
    Bernard G. Levine, V’55
    William J. White, V’70
     1989 Mark E. Haskins, V’69
    Margaret Landi, V’79
    Paul L. Landis, V’39
    John C. Simms, V’74
     1988 Stuart A. Fox, V’53
    Jack O. Knowles, V’38
    Midge Leitch, V’73
    Sherbyn W. Ostrich, V’73
    Harold M.S. Smith, V’43
    Robert E. Swope, V’43
     1987 Loy C. Awkerman, V’52
    William B. Boucher, V’40
    John H. Brown, V’32
    John E. Martin, V’42
    Michael A. Obenski, V’72
    Vernon R. Yingling, V’57
     1986 Anthony J. DeCarlo, V’82
    Richard Klesmer, V’61
    Richard A. McFeely, V’61
    Norbert R. McManus, V’47
    Max A. Van Buskirk, Jr., V’56
     1985 George L. Hartenstein III, V’40
    Victor A. Menghetti, V’45
    W. Harker Rhodes, V’55
    Arthur Richards, Jr., V’49
    John E. Whitehead, V’52
     1984

    CENTENNIAL ALUMNI AWARDS OF MERIT
    Wilbur B. Amand, V'66
    John H. Brown, V'32
    J. Robert Brown, V'37
    Daniel M. Burnside, III, V'56
    David W. Crisman, V'37
    Russell Detwiler, V'15
    William D. Donovan, V'48
    La Verne N. Doughertly, V'62
    Dr. J. Stuart Evans, V'59
    Robert D. Flowers, V’54
    James H. Gillespie, V’39
    Richard C. Guise, V'44
    Carlton R. Hower, V'51
    Elinor B. Jenny, V'49
    Israel Live, V’34
    Edward Mersky, V'61
    Larry Schaeffer, V'69
    Alvin F. Sellers, V’39
    Raymond C. Snyder, V'33
    Robert W. Stewart, Sr. V'68
    Henry H. Stover, V'34
    Max A. Van Buskirk, Jr., V'56
    Clifford F. Wright, Jr. V'49

     1983 Pierre A. Chaloux, V’53
    Josephine Deubler, V’38
    Louis Leibovitz, V’50
    John T. McGrath, V’43
     1982 Mark W. Allam, V’32
    John D. Gadd, V’32
    Robert L. Leighton, V’41
    Charles W. Raker, V’42
     1981 David K. Detweiler, V’42
    Martin M. Kaplan, V’40
    Margaret L. Petrak, V’52
     1980 William D. Hardy, Jr., V’66
    Peter M. Schantz, V’65
    William L. Sippel, V’40
     1979 John R. McCoy, V’40
    William M. Moulton, Jr., V’43
    Samuel F. Scheidy, V’29
     1978 Salem G. Fine, V’35
    William S. Gochenour, V’37
    George C. Poppensiek, V’42
     1974 Evan L. Stubs, V’11

     


Alumni Achievement Award

The Penn Veterinary Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the veterinary profession.  Service to the profession may be in their veterinary work, research, or in a volunteer capacity doing veterinary work in their community.

Nominations are currently being solicited for both awards. Self nominations are welcomed.  Award winners will be selected by the Dean's Alumni Council Awards Group and awards will be presented at the Alumni Awards Dinner during the Penn Annual Conference. Nominators are invited to attend.

If you have any questions or would like to submit a nomination via standard mail, email, or fax, please call 215-746-2421.

PLEASE NOTE: Past recipients are not eligible.

  • Alumni Achievement Award Recipients

     

    Penn Vet Alumni Achievement Award
      Year Recipients
     2017Scott Palmer V'76
     2016Stephanie Murphy V’94 GR’96
     2015

    Tony DeCarlo V'82
    Patty Hogan V'92

     2014

    Joanna Bassert V'89
    Catherine McManus V'02

     


Alumni Relations Student of the Year Award

The Penn Vet Alumni Relations Student the Year Award recognizes students who have consistently demonstrated exceptional commitment to Penn Vet and whose contributions to the Alumni Relations program exemplify their support for the alumni and the School.

Nominations are currently being solicited for awards. Self nominations are welcomed. Award winners will be selected by the Dean's Alumni Council and Alumni Relations office. Nominators are invited to attend.

If you have any questions or would like to submit a nomination via standard mail, email, or fax, please call 215-898-1481.

PLEASE NOTE: Past recipients are not eligible.

  • Alumni Relations Student of the Year Award Recipients

     

    Penn Vet Alumni Relations Student of the Year Award
      Year Recipients
     2017Allyson Anderson V'19
    Emily Griswold V'20
     2016Brittany Sembler V'18
    Samantha Fanelli V'17
     2015

    Lisa Brody V'16
    Stephen Cole V'15

     2014

    Sam Gilbert V'15