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The Laureate Award honors those Fellows and Masters of the
American College of Physicians in Montana who have demonstrated by
their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in
medical care, education, and/or research, and in service to their
community and the ACP.
Recipients of this award shall bear the title Laureate of the
This award shall be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting.
The awardee should accept the recognition in person, unless excused
by the Governor. The awardee is to be nominated by a process that
may originate from the Awards Committee or from any member of the
Chapter. The nomination must document the attributes and
accomplishments of the nominee.
The awardee should be a senior physician and Fellow or Master of
long-standing, with acknowledged excellence and peer approval in
the field of internal medicine. In addition, the awardee should
have served the Chapter with distinction.
It is with distinct pleasure that this year, the Montana Chapter
presents the Laureate Award to Robert A. Kreisberg, MD, MACP. Dr.
Kreisberg is a long-standing and loyal supporter of the College,
has rendered distinguished service to the Chapter, and has upheld
the high ideals and professional standards for which the College is
Robert G. Byron, MD, MPH, FACP
Governor ACP, Montana Chapter
Doctor Robert Kreisberg was born in New York City in 1934 and
received his BS and MD degrees from Northwestern University in 1954
and 1958, respectively. His internship, medical residency and first
year of Endocrine-Metabolism fellowship took place within the
Northwestern University system, after which he pursued a two-year
fellowship in Metabolism and Endocrinology at Harvard University,
specifically the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Elliot P. Joslin
Doctor Kreisberg's academic career has been spent in Alabama
where he has resided since 1964. Doctor Kreisberg has served at
both the University of Alabama, Birmingham and the University of
South Alabama in Mobile, where he currently serves as Dean of the
College of Medicine and Vice President of Medical Affairs.
Doctor Kreisberg has been a prolific writer with over 90
publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit, as well as
contributions to and authoring several textbooks.
He has served in leadership positions in the American Federation
for Clinical Research, an organization that he served as President
from 1974 to 1975. He also has served the Endocrine Society and the
American Diabetes Association. Doctor Kreisberg has been active in
the American College of Physicians since the 1960s, serving as
Governor of the Alabama Chapter from1979 to 1983, and as a Regent
from 1987 to 1993. He received a Mastership in the College in 1994.
Doctor Kreisberg has served as a visiting professor and invited
lecturer at numerous medical institutions in the United States. He
was honored with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 1994 from the
American College of Physicians and the Distinguished Physician
Award from the Endocrine Society in 2001.
Doctor Kreisberg's true love is teaching and his skill at this
is shown by numerous distinguished teaching awards from both
medical students and internal medicine residents at the two
institutions with which he has been associated at the University of
Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama and the University
of South Alabama, in Mobile.
Montana internists have been privileged to know Doctor Kreisberg
since 1988 when he was the official College Representative at our
annual meeting in Whitefish. This year's meeting in Butte is the
17th consecutive annual meeting that Doctor Kreisberg has attended
as a guest lecturer. A succession of Montana internists have
reveled in his incisive discussions of topics in endocrinology and
From Whitefish to Billings, Missoula to Chico Hot Springs,
Glacier Park to Grand Targee and points in between, Doctor
Kreisberg has graced our annual chapter meetings.
It is with a great deal of pleasure that the members of the
Montana Chapter of the American College of Physicians present to
Robert A. Kreisberg, M.D., MACP, the 2005 Laureate Award. Montana
internists are better for having had the benefit of Doctor
Kreisberg's tremendous knowledge.