James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive
In honor of: The late Dr. James D. Bruce, former Governor, Regent, and President of the College.
This award is bestowed for distinguished contributions in preventive medicine. Preventive medicine shall be interpreted to include any subject bearing on the prevention of disease.
The Awards Committee encourages supporting letters for the nominee from members of organizations that produce prevention guidelines, representatives of professional societies that have adopted the nominee’s findings, and educators in the field of clinical preventive medicine.
Nominating and supporting letters should address:
- How has the nominee advanced the science of prevention?
- What specific contributions has the nominee made that will reduce the morbidity and/or mortality of a population through the application of prevention measures?
- Have the nominee’s contributions been sustained over time?
1948 James Stevens Simmons, Boston, Massachusetts
1949 Stanhope Bayne-Jones, New York, New York
1950 Karl F. Meyer, San Francisco, California
1951 Rolla E. Dyer, Atlanta, Georgia
1952 James H. S. Gear, Johannesburg, South Africa
1953 Thomas Francis Jr., Ann Arbor, Michigan
1954 David Marine, Rehoboth, Delaware
1955 Sir Howard Walter Florey, Oxford, England
1956 John F. Enders, Boston, Massachusetts
1957 Alvin F. Coburn, Chappaqua, New York
1957 Caroline Bedell Thomas, Baltimore, Maryland
1958 Jonas E. Salk, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1959 Joseph E. Smadel, Bethesda, Maryland
1960 John H. Dingle, Cleveland, Ohio
1961 Albert B. Sabin, Cincinnati, Ohio
1962 Joseph Stokes Jr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1963 Charles H. Rammelkamp Jr., Cleveland, Ohio
1964 Robert J. Heubner, Bethesda, Maryland
1965 Luther L. Terry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1966 Robert A. Phillips, Dacca, East Pakistan
1967 David T. Smith, Durham, North Carolina
1968 Walsh McDermott, New York, New York
1969 Colin M. MacLeod, New York, New York
1970 Theodore E. Woodward, Baltimore, Maryland
1971 Lowell T. Coggeshall, Foley, Alabama
1972 Saul Krugman, New York, New York
1973 Alexander D. Langmuir, Boston, Massachusetts
1974 Vincent P. Dole, New York, New York
1975 Dorothy M. Horstmann, New Haven, Connecticut
1976 Gordon Meiklejohn, Denver, Colorado
1977 Edward D. Freis, Washington, District of Columbia
1978 Donald A. Henderson, Baltimore, Maryland
1979 Robert Austrian, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1980 Geoffrey Edsall, San Diego, California
1981 Sir Richard Doll, Oxford, England
1982 William B. Kannel, Framingham, Massachusetts
1983 John William Farquhar, Palo Alto, California
1984 Abraham Lilienfeld, Baltimore, Maryland
1985 Gene H. Stollerman, Boston, Massachusetts
1986 Richard B. Hornick, Rochester, New York
1987 Stanley A. Plotkin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1988 William W. Stead, Little Rock, Arkansas
1989 S. Leonard Syme, Berkeley, California
1990 William H. Foege, Atlanta, Georgia
1991 Jeremiah Stamler, Chicago, Illinois
1992 Charles H. Hennekens, Boston, Massachusetts
1993 Floyd W. Denny Jr., Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1994 Elizabeth Barrett-Conner, LaJolla, California
1995 James V. Neel, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1996 Leonard T. Kurland, Rochester, Minnesota
1997 David Satcher, Bethesda, Maryland
Joseph F. Fraumeni, Bethesda, Maryland
1998 Vivian W. Pinn, Bethesda, Maryland
1999 Patricia A. Buffler, Berkeley, California
1999 Richard P. Wenzel, Richmond, Virginia
2000 Nanette K. Wenger, Atlanta, Georgia
2001 Michael D. Iseman, Denver, Colorado
2002 Matthew Lukwiya, Gulu, Uganda
2003 Pascal James Imperato, Brooklyn, New York
2004 Margaret E. Grigsby, Washington, District of Columbia
2005 John Glenn Morris Jr., Baltimore, Maryland
2006 Nancy A. Rigotti, Lincoln, Massachusetts
2007 Steven A. Schroeder, San Francisco, California
2008 Lewis M. Drusin, New York, New York
2009 William Schaffner II, Nashville, Tennessee
2010 Jorge A. Motta, Panama, Panama
Nestor Sosa, Panama, Panama
2011 David Schottenfeld, Dalton, Massachusetts
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