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Chapter Awards

Chapter Laureate Award

The first Chapter Laureate Awards were given in 1989. The Laureate Award honors those members of the ACP in Nebraska who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education or research, and in service to their community and the ACP. Recipients of the award shall bear the title "Laureate of the Nebraska Chapter."

1989 Frederick F. Paustian, MACP
Henry J. Lehnhoff, FACP
1990 John D. Hartigan, FACP
Robert C. Rosenlof, MACP
1991 Robert L. Grissom, MACP
Bowen E. Taylor, FACP
1993 Robert R. Recker, MACP
1994 George O. Clifford, FACP
1995 Walter J. O'Donohue, FACP
1996 Arthur L. Weaver, FACP
1997 Laurel C. Preheim, FACP
1998 Rowen K. Zetterman, FACP
1999 John C. Sage, FACP
2000 Richard A. Hranac, FACP
2001 John J. Hoesing, FACP
2002 George W. Loomis, FACP
2003 Robert P. Heaney, FACP
2004 John J. Cannella, FACP
2005 James R. O'Dell, FACP
2006 Robert S. Wigton, FACP
2007 Stephen J. Lanspa, FACP
2008 Mark E. Rupp, FACP
2009 James O. Armitage, MD, FACP
2010 John J. Matoole, MD
2011 Lynell W. Klassen, MD, MACP
2011 Syed M. Mohiuddin, MD, FACP
2012 Thomas G. Tape, MD, FACP
2013 Marvin J Bittner, MD FACP

Volunteerism and Community Service Award

The Volunteerism and Community Service Award was initiated to honor members of the Nebraska Chapter who have distinguished themselves in voluntary service in the area of medicine.

2002 Larry L. Brown, FACP
2003 Debra Romberger, FACP
2004 Harry J. Jenkins, Jr., MD
2005 Theresa A. Townley, MD
2006 Catherine M. Eberle, FACP
2007 Jerry Cade, MD
2008 Marvin J. Bittner, FACP
2009 Lee E. Morrow, MD
2010 John J. Cannella, MD, FACP
2011 Devin Fox, MD, FACP
2012 Joseph D. Lynch, MD
2013 Ronald L Asher, MD, FACP

LeeRoy Meyer Dedicated Teacher Award

The Mission of the American College of Physicians is to "enhance the quality and effectiveness of healthcare by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine." Its many goals include "To establish and promote the highest clinical standard and ethical ideals" and "To be the foremost comprehensive education and information resource for all internists."

2003 LeeRoy E. Meyer, MD
2004 William M. Vosik, FACP
2005 J. Daniel Egan, MD
2006 Robert E. Ecklund, FACP
2007 John J. Matoole, MD
2008 Scott Menolascino, MD
2009 David V. O'Dell, MD, FACP
2010 J Scott Neumeister, MD, FACP
2011 Craig A. Piquette, MD, FACP
2012 Gerald Moore, MD
2013 Chad W Vokoun, MD FACP

Walter J. O'Donohue, Jr. Award

This award honors physicians who embody the example set by our late friend and colleague and ardent supporter of the Nebraska Chapter, Walter J. O'Donohue, Jr., MD, FACP, FACCP.

2003 J. Clayton Campbell, FACP, FACCP
2004 Joseph H. Sisson, MD
2005 Robert J. Anderson, FACP
2006 John A. Hurley, MD
2007 Robert W. Dunlay, FACP
2008 Debra J. Romberger, FACP
2009 Gary L. Gorby, MD
2010 Claire Hunter, MD, FACP
2012 Joann Porter, MD, FACP
2013 Peter Silverstein

Contact Information


William A. Shiffermiller, MD, FACP,
Governor, Nebraska Chapter


Kris Rahm
Executive Director
Nebraska Chapter, ACP
4904 S. Sweetbriar Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 339-9804 - office
(605) 321-1466 - cell
(605) 271-9227 - fax
E-mail: krisrahm@me.com

Laurie Braun
Chapter Administrative Assistant
605-331-6995
E-mail: lauriejbraun@me.com