Member Awards

The American College of Preventive Medicine honors members of the College and leaders in the field for excellence in service to preventive medicine and exceptional lifetime achievements.

Awards and Winners

Ronald Davis Special Recognition Award

The Ronald Davis Special Recognition Award honors outstanding achievements or contributions to the preventive medicine specialty. Recipients are not required to work in preventive medicine, but must be recognized as important contributors to the specialty.

2019 Winner
Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH

Volunteer of the Year Award

The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes a fellow or member for outstanding voluntary service to the American College of Preventive Medicine.

2019 Winner
Wendy Braund, MD, MPH, MSEd, FACPM

William Kane Rising Star Award

The William Kane Rising Star Award honors an ACPM member within seven years of the completion of residency training and who is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Recipients possess a strong commitment to preventive medicine and demonstrate the potential to offer significant contributions to the field.

2019 Winner
Robert D. Allison, MD, MPH, FACPM

Donald Gemson Resident Award

The Donald Gemson Resident Award honors a resident member of ACPM, in any year of training, for outstanding achievement in community service, scholarship, research, teaching, and overall leadership.

2019 Winner
Stacey L. Schott, MD

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award honors outstanding achievements or contributions to a compassionate, altruistic, and empathetic health care community.

2019 Winner
Nana A. Y. Twum-Danso, MD, MPH, FACPM

Distinguished Federal Preventive Medicine Medical Officer Award

The Distinguished Federal Preventive Medicine Medical Officer Award recognizes a physician who, while in federal service, has distinguished himself or herself and the profession through his or her contributions to one or more of the fields of preventive medicine, resulting in significant and enduring improvements in the health of the population he or she serves.

2019 Winner
Don Wright, MD, MPH

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes a fellow or member for outstanding service to the American College of Preventive Medicine.

2019 Winner
Col. Catherine T. Witkop, MD, MPH, FACPM

President’s Awards

The President's Award honors a member of ACPM in an area designated by the current ACPM President. The recipient of this award will be recognized for outstanding activities in service (including policy development), research, and/or education that make contributions to the promotion of prevention.

2019 Winners
Elham Hatef, MD, FACPM
Maj. Colby Uptegraft, MD, MPH