Honorary Members

A special recognition bestowed by the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Alumni Association, the Honorary Alumnus Award is presented annual at the Investiture ceremony to the individual(s) who is not a graduate of the Marshall School of Medicine but has most exemplified distinguished service to our school and/or the medical community we serve.

1987 - The Honorable Jennings Randolph*

1987 - The Honorable Arch A. Moore Jr.*  

1987 - Dr. Robert B. Hayes

1987 - Mr. James H. "Buck" Harless*

1987 - Albert C. Esposito, M.D.*

1987 - Robert W. Coon, M.D.

1990 - Lester R. Bryant, M.D. 

1990 - Ruth C. Harris, M.D.

1990 - Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV

1990 - Mr. Steve J. Soltis*

1991 - Ray M. Kessel, M.D.*

1991 - Robert L. Bradley, M.D.*

1991 - Frederick J. Lotspeich, Ph.D.*

1992 - David K. Heydinger, M.D.*

1993 - Gary M. Tolley, M.D.*

1993 - Albert G. Moat, Ph.D.*

1994 - Mildred Mitchell-Bateman, M.D.*

1994 - The Honorable Robert C. Byrd*

1994 - Mr. Paul H. Collins*

1996 - Donald S. Robinson, M.D.

1999 - Mr. Marshall T. Reynolds

1999 - Mr. Philip E. Cline

2000 - Mrs. Joan C. Edwards (2000)*

2001 - W. Donald Weston, M.D. (2001)

2002 - Dr. Kenneth and Mrs. Sharon Ambrose

2003 - Dr. Patrick I. Brown

2004 - Drs. Joseph B. and Omayma T. Touma

2005 - Dr. Jose I. Ricard*

2006 - Ms. Cynthia A. Warren

2007 - Maurice A. Mufson, M.D. 

2008 - Bruce S. Chertow, M.D.

2009 - Mr. Michael J. Farrell

2009 - Mahmood Heydarian, M.D.

2010 - Dr. Robert B. Walker

2011 - Dr. Gilbert A. Ratcliff, Jr.

2012 - Dr. Robert C. Nerhood 

2013 - Joseph W. Werthammer, M.D.

2014 - Dr. John B. Walden

2015 - Michael A. Krasnow, D.O., Ph.D.* 

* deceased