Awards & Honors

Alan W. Brass Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

Recognizes members who have made outstanding professional contributions to the field of Health Services Management and Policy.

William Considine ’711986Alan Brass ’731987Mark Neaman ’741988
Philip Newbold ’751989Alan Channing ’711990Wilford Payne ’751991
Edwin Zechman Jr. ’741992Clifford Eldredge ’711993R. Reed Fraley ’751994
Stephen Smith ’771995R. Edward Howell ’771996Sr. Judith Karam CCS ’791998
Mark Wager ’761998Raymond Grady ’741999Joseph F. Damore ’762000
Janet Porter ’772002John Maher ’742003John Lowe PhD ’772005
Patricia Sodomka ’782007Lynn Parrott ’852008Howard Hamilton ’772009
Elizabeth Seely ’912010William Considine ’712011Corbett Price ‘752011
Kamilla Sigafoos ’772011David Miller ‘802012Peyton Howell ‘902013
Larry Anstine ‘882014Kevin Johnson ‘902015Bob Gilbert ’812016
Gail Marsh ’902017Julie Robins ’932018Larry Margolis ’732019
Alicia Smith ’932020Frank Murphy ’772021

Health Equity Advancement Award
Recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contribution to promote diversity within the HSMP Alumni Society, the HSMP Program, in the field of health care of within the general community.

Ray Grady ’742008Dave Page2014
John Lowe ’772009Frederick Hobby2015
Robert Clapp2010Leon McDougal2016
Dave Arnold ’812011Manju Woods ’062018
Kelly Scheiderer ‘952012Lisa Sloane ’072019
Charleta Tavares2013Isaac Azirambura ’142020
Reem Aly ‘112021

Honorary Alumnus Award
Recognizes individuals whose support of the Graduate Program in Health Services Management and Policy and its alumni has been outstanding and deserving of special recognition. The award is intended to express deep appreciation on behalf of the Alumni for the support and interest the recipient has shown.

Jewel Barron
James Castle
Jeffrey Caswell
William Cleverley
Thomas Dolan
Donald Dunn
William Gemma
Mary Howard
George Johnson
Timothy Jost
Bernard Lachner
Bonnie Lachner
Myles Lash
Stephen Loebs
John Mannix
Edgar Mansfield
William Martin II
Ann Scheck McAlearney
Gordon Meinhart Jr.
Hagop S. Mekhjian
Wade Mountz
Donald Newkirk
Joan Patton
Richard Schrock
Sharon Schweickhart
Eric Seiber
Kenneth Shoos
Richard Sims
Ronald St. Pierre
David Steffy
Stephen Strasser
Sandra Tannenbaum
Amy Thaci
Charles Turner
Richard Vincent
William Wilkins
Stuart Williams
Ray Woodham

HSMP Alumni Society Service Award
Recognizes an individual who has made great contribution and shown tremendous dedication of talent, time and vision to the HSMP Alumni Society.

Alicia Smith ’932008Manju Oomen ’062009
Lori Mulichak ’972010Jeff Caswell2012
Stephen Loebs2012Steve Smith ‘772013
Kelly Scheiderer ‘952014Janet Porter ‘772015
Dave Arnold ’812016Chuck Ansley ’812016
James Schaum ’792017Elizabeth Seely ’902019
Reed Fraley ’95 2020 Nathan Ricker ‘102021

Past Presidents Leadership Prize
Presented to a graduating student for outstanding leadership contributions and ability in health services management. Sponsored by the past presidents of the HSMP Alumni Society

William M. Jennings ’91Karin Cain ’01Erin Shaffer ’10
Erin N. Grace ’92Larry Tracy ’01Aaron Fields ’10
Kyle Sharp ’93Monika Black ’02Daniel B. Hager II ’11
Shobha H. Shah ’94Richard Goins ’03Claudia Dome ’12
Patricia Whelan ’95Shaifali Shah ’03Brian R. Needham ’13
Jason Scovil ’96Edward Adams ’04Isaac Aziramubera ’14
Rita Sehgal ’96Sarah Hoshaw ’05Jack Grant ’14
Anita Arora Patel ’97Erick J. Vidmar ’06Chelsea Furda ’15
Anthony McLean ’98Waverly L. Gordon ’07Paula Silverman ’16
Xichel Woods ’98Nicholas Schmidt ’08Rachel Rutledge ’17
Shideh Shahideh ’99Kyle Dorsey ’09Elisabeth Johnsen ’19
David H. Inoue ’00Priscilla Pham ’09Alpha Mansaray ’19

Staff Appreciation Award
Recognizes the commitment and service to our education.

Joanne Jones1994Christine O’Malley2000
Sara Toomey1994Sara Toomey2001
Peggy Shields1995Kathy Holloway2005
Amy Meek1996Lee Bolzenius2006
Carmen Fleck1997Amy Thaci2007
Kaleen D. Adelsberger1998Colleen Herr2014
Sandra L. Daly1999Lisa Mayhugh2016

Stephen F. Loebs Outstanding Leadership Award
(Formerly “Distinguished Service Award”) Recognizes individuals who have made unique and extraordinary contributions in Health Services Management and Policy through outstanding leadership in innovative approaches, discovery, and dissemination of new knowledge or leadership in organizations that are contributing to the improvement of health care services.

James Anderson ’76Gary Mecklenburg
James CastleAndrew Pattullo
Edward ConorsWilford Payne ’75
Richard DavidsonJanet Porter ’77
Robert DeVriesRobert Sigmond
Bill DwyerQuint Studer
Gary Filerman PhDManuel Tzagournis
Bernard LachnerGail Warden
Charles LauerRay Woodham
Stephen LoebsDave Blom
Stan LemeshowChristopher Coloian ‘90

Ned Zechman Young Alumni Achievement Award
Recognizes members 40 years or younger who have achieved significant early career growth in the field of Health Services Management and Policy.

William Jennings ’911999
Peyton Howell ’902000
Kevin Johnson ’902001
Anthony McLean ’982002
Pamela Cairns ’982003
Patricia McClimon ’942004
Lorraine Mulichak ’972006
Daniel Like ’992008
Duane Reynolds ’042009
Kevin Muench ’032010
Larry Tracy ’012011
James Cleverley ’042012
Chris Clinton ’052013
Albert Wright ’002014
Lisa Sloane ’072015
LeTesha Montgomery ’032016
J. Phil Harrop ’042017
Erin Shaffer ’102019
Rick Goins ’042020
Waverly Gordon ‘072021

Young Alumni Service Award
Recognizes members 40 years or younger who have made significant contributions to the Division of Health Services Management and Policy and the Alumni Society.

Kyle Dorsey ’092010Nathan Ricker ’102012Hillary Kummer ’152019
Aaron Fields ‘102012Claudia Coleman ‘122013
Ali Ristas ‘132015Mary O’Connell ’092016
James Cleverley ’042017Vishal Bhatt ’142018

Bernard J. Lachner Scholarship In Health Services Administration

John Lowe ‘77Lynne C. Parrott ‘85Jeff Ziegler ‘91Tiana Lee ‘99Erick J. Vidmar ’06Kayla Harman ’14
Patricia Findling‑Sodomka ‘78Anne M. Olsen ‘86Erin Grace ‘92John K. Carlsen ’00Tammy S. Heyman ’07Monica Baker ’14
Robert Hurley ‘79Lisa Wellner‑Wack ‘86Julie Alexander Amling ‘93Larry Tracy ’01Julie M. Anstine ’08Hanna Foster ’15
David Miller ‘80Thomas Bour ‘87Patricia Jochum McClimon ‘94Derek Vance ’02Julie Johnston ’09Avery Schumacher ’16
Wayne Miller ‘81Larry Anstine ‘88Nancy Mosier ‘95J. Phil Harrop ’03Kelli Clifton ’10Rachel Rutledge ’17
Mark H. Shuter ‘82Donna Schiavo ‘89Kevin Sears ‘96Edward A. Adams ’04Amelia Brown ’11Esther Olsen ’18
J. Michael Enos ‘83;Elizabeth Seely ‘90Amy Henricksen ‘97Melissa J. Little ’04Laura Bloch ’12Reed Franklin ’19
Robert Stetson ‘84Valerie Loudenback ‘90Anthony J. McLean ‘98Lucille A. Sutter ’05Jessica Jolly ’13Julia Parker ’20
Rachel Zbiegien ’21

Robert J. Caswell Academic Achievement Award

Julie Anstine ’08Laura Bloch ’12Erin Willett ’15
Sharifa Alcendor ’08Carla Hill ’12Laurel Geist ’15
Malissa Frost ’08Andrew Ohl ’12Adrienne Bogacz ‘16
Julie Johnston ’09Philip Gulck ’12Amine Dahab ‘16
Jennifer Lenihan ’09Preethy Rangan ’12Ian Gallagher ‘16
Priscilla Pham ’09Claudia Dome ’12Tracy Gundy ‘16
Eva Underwood ’09Elijah Meyer ’12Jordan Hanson ‘16
Kyle Dorsey ’09Severin Pouly ’12Lindsey Knapke ‘16
Maria Fondriest ’09David B. Muhlestein ’12Chris Kvale ‘16
Tracy Brewer ’10Jordan B. Muhlestein ’12Avery Schumacher ‘16
Kelli Clifton ’10Joseph J. Bonkowski ’13Jennifer Sexton ‘16
Benjamin Hull ’10Nihal S. Patel ’13Zachary Stauffer ‘16
Christopher Bowers ’10Kristen L. Johnson ’13Phillip Weiss ‘16
Brooke Myers ’10Daria Tanska ’13Elizabeth Fox ‘17
Zachary Zaret ’10Catherine L. Smithers ’13Rachel Blick ‘17
April Hoyt ’10Sara E. Workman ’13Nathan Miller ‘17
Ashley Peterson ’10Jessica A. Jolly ’13Karan Rai ‘17
Kevin D. Weber ’11 Amanda Masciarelli ‘17
Mitchell C. Fair ’11Monica Siedler ’14Rachelle Barr ‘17
Reem H. Aly ’11Karen Unver ’14Matthew Franklin ‘17
Amelia J. Brown ’11Joshua Snowden ’14Kate Kubota ‘17
Daniel B. Hager II ’11Jane Sitorius ’15Timmy Dang ‘17
Emily C. Larson ’11Hanna Foster ’15Jake Diaz ‘17
Jason C. Lovero ’11Meredith Willsen ’15Rachel Rutledge ‘17
Joshua A. Nowack ’11Hillary Kummer ’15Kelsey Murray ‘17
Andrew L. Smith ’11Tracie Gedrich ’15Jessie Sun ‘17
Lawrence Baylis ’12Ashley Klott ’15

Faculty Award For Distinguished Academic Performance

Richard Manton1991Andrea Darby1998Nicole Slee2004
Catherine Villareal1991Melissa Ewald1998Kyle Brostrom2005
Jeff Ziegler1991Anthony McLean1998Katrina Buchholtz2005
Mary Caldeira1992Xichel Woods1998Tom Cunningham2005
Robert Michalski1992Valerie Nicholson, M.D.1999Josh Dorsey2005
Peter Mihaly1992Armin Rahmanian1999Sarah Hoshaw2005
Julie Alexander1993John Carlsen2000Lanny Lautenschlager2005
Rhonda Engleman1994Katherine Baker2000Elizabeth Seelig2005
Jennifer Fisher1994Irina Beliaeva2001Tim Sullivan2005
Patricia Jochum1994Larry Tracy2001Lucille Sutter2005
Robert Montagnese1994Stephanie Harley2001Kathleen Unroe2005
Shobha Shah1994Elizabeth Tompkins2001Mark Unroe2005
Christine Bostick1994Claudia Uribe2001Emily Allinder2006
Kelly Coulson1995Laura Carlson2002Kelly Dunkowski2006
Spence Fisher1995Tracy Bryan2003Andrew Hunt2006
Erica Lieberwirth1995Suja Rajan2003Morgan Martin2006
Nancy Mosler1995Shaifali Shah2003Sola Osinbowale2006
Julia Yeager1995Suzanne Arnold2004Viktorya Proffitt2006
John Makari1996Melissa Cord2004Breanne Pfotenhauer2006
Scott McCuen1996Robert Cox2004David Reisman2006
Pamela Pace1996James Cleverley2004Erick Vidmar2006
Jason Scovil1996Kelli Gress2004Jason Waibel2006
Kevin Sears1996Stacie Hermann2004Sarah Collins2007
Katrina Smith1996Philip Jiricko2004Tammy Heyman2007
James Fennelly1997Veena Joshi2004Adam Rush2007
Amy Henricksen1997Melissa Little2004Cicely Tingle2007
Jill Sutton1997Mindy Marcum2004Raymond Vargas2007
Christopher Wasson1997Scott Singer2004Jodi Wolfet2007

Donald R. Newkirk Scholarship in Health Services Administration

Justin R. Bradshaw ’04Julie Anstine ’08
Joseph E. Turek ’05Julie C. Johnston ’09
Kelly J. Dunowski ’06Lindsey Bergheger ’11
Jodi L. Wolfe ’07 

William O. Cleverley Scholarship Award

Julie Anstine ’08Julie C. Johnston ’09
Lindsey Bergheger ’11Kevin DePaola ’15
Amine Dahab ‘16Rachel Rutledge ‘17
Elisabeth Johnsen ‘19Kevin Heckle ’19
Taylor Reed ’20Alex Jofriet ’21

HSMP Program Service Award
Recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions in Health Services Management and Policy through outstanding leadership in innovative approaches, discover and dissemination of new knowledge, or leadership in organizations that are contributing to the improvement of health care services.

Kelly Scheiderer ’952008Alan Channing ’712011Libbey Hoang ’992017
R. Reed Fraley ’752009Aaron Fields ‘102014
Armin Rahmanian ’992010Tammie Hayes ‘942015

Excellence in Diversity Faculty Award
This award acknowledges and honors the efforts of faculty who strive to promote understanding and application of diversity in its many forms.

Ann Scheck McAlearneyQuinn Capers

College of Public Health Champions of Public Health Dean’s Award

William Considine ’712014R. Reed Fraley ’752015

The Ohio State University Alumni Association William Oxley Thompson Award for Early Career Achievement
Presented to young alumni under the age of 36 who have demonstrated distinctive achievement in a career, civic involvement or both.

William Jennings ’911999Duane Reynolds ’042010
Peyton Howell ’902000 Naomi Adaniya ’16 2019

The Ohio State University Alumni Association Ralph Davenport Mershon Award
Presented to alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to The Ohio State University.

R. Reed Fraley ’752001Janet Porter ’772010Steve Smith ’772018

The Ohio State University Alumni Association Archie M. Griffin Professional Achievement Award
Presented to alumni who have superb records of distinguished career accomplishments and who have made outstanding contributions to their professions.

Alan Brass ‘732016

The Ohio State University Alumni Association Diversity Champion Award
The award honors alumni who have made a significant and sustained contribution that fosters diversity and inclusion in their broader community and/or organization; recognizing and respecting the value of individual differences such as race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran or military service status, gender identity, economic status, political belief, marital status or social background.

Corbett Price ‘752016
Duane Reynolds ’042020

The Ohio State University Alumni Association Outstanding Alumni Society Award

HSMP Alumni Society2015

The Ohio State University Alumni Association Outstanding Alumni Society Leader Award

Elizabeth Seely ’902015