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AHS Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Titles and professional affiliations are as stated at the time of the award.


C. Alvin Bowman, Ph.D. '79
President, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Ann E. Cody, M.S. '92
Director of Partnerships and Public Policy, BlazeSports America, Washington, D.C.

Rainer Martens, Ph.D. '68
Founder and President, Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, IL

Douglas A. Michels, B.S. '78
President and Chief Executive Officer, Orasure Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, PA


Joseph J. Bannon, M.S. '58, Ph.D. '71
President, Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, IL

Alina de la Paz, B.S. '82, M.S. '83
Executive Director and Founder, Center for Bilingual Speech and Language Disorders, Inc., Miami, FL

Tim D. Romani, B.S. '84
President and Chief Executive Officer, ICON Venture Group, Greenwood Village, CO

Harold P. Wimmer, B.S. '77, M.S. '78
President and Chief Executive Officer, American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest, Chicago, IL


Deborah G. Blue, A.M. '74, Ph.D. '78
Vice Chancellor, Contra Costa Community College District, Martinez, CA

Mary Ann Carmack, B.S. '73, M.S. '78
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA

James R. Gillespie, B.S. '67, M.S. '68
President and Chief Executive Officer, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation, Parsippany, NJ

John R. Seffrin, M.S. '67
Chief Executive Officer, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA


Frank J. Hayden, M.S. ’58, Ph.D. ’62
Professor Emeritus and Special Olympics Visionary, McMaster University, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Laura Kann, B.S. ’82, M.S. ’83
Chief, Surveillance and Evaluation Research Branch, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Hitoshi Nishino, Ph.D. '97
President, Tokai University Fukuoka Junior College, Munakata, Fukuoka, Japan

Donald J. Schum, B.S. '82
Vice President of Audiology and Professional Relations, Oticon, Inc., Somerset, NJ


Richard A. Anderson, B.S. '69
President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA

Susan E. Gwyn, M.A. '74
President, SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, Boston, M.A.

Frank D. Lupton, Jr., M.S. '58, Ph.D. '72
Founder, Wilderness Education Association, and Professor Emeritus, Western Illinois University, Lake City, MN

Karl M. Newell, M.S. '70, Ph.D. '73
Department Head and Professor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA


Bryce G. Rutter, M.F.A. '81, Ph.D. '87
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Metaphase Design Group, Inc., St. Louis, MO


Richard Schroth, M.S. '74
Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Insights, Ltd., Rockville, MD


John Greenleaf, B.S. '55
Scientific Consultant, Palo Alto, CA


Tom Scotty, B.S. '86, M.S. '88
Chief Operating Officer, RedShelf, Chicago, IL


Suzanne Beauvoir Jackson, B.S. '97
Chief Executive Officer, John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, VA


Mannie L. Jackson, B.S. '60
Chairman and Managing Partner, Boxcar Holdings LLC, Las Vegas, NV


Tara K. Scanlan, B.S. '69, M.S '71, Ph.D '75
Professor Emerita and Research Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles


John M. Consalvi, CCC-SLP, M.A. '91
CEO and Founder, SPEDhunters LLC, Winnetka, Illinois