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*
2001 - W. Donald Weston, M.D.
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.*
2016 - Sasha N. Zill, Ph.D.
2017 - Terry W. Fenger, Ph.D.