PAO Award Recipients


Distinguished Service Award

An award presented for extraordinary work on behalf of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, or to a member of the Academy who has made an extraordinary contribution to his specialty.

Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
(1990 – Present)

  • 2015 Michael J. Azar, M.D.
  • 2012 Mark C. Maria, M.D.
  • 2011 David S.C. Pao, M.D.
  • 2009 John P. Milliron, Esq.
  • 2007 Norman L. Edelstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.
  • 2004 John C. Maher, M.D.
  • 2000 Gary C. Brown, M.D.
  • 1999 Albert W. Biglan, M.D.
  • 1998 Mark H. Blecher, M.D.
  • 1997 Robert D. Reinecke, M.D.
  • 1996 Thomas B. Souders, M.D.
  • 1991 Dorothy C. Scott, M.D.
  • 1990 Joseph W. Sassani, M.D.
Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
(1959 – 1990)
  • 1990 G. William Jaquiss, M.D.
  • 1988 Edward A. Jaeger, M.D.
  • 1987 George J. Gerneth, M.D.
  • 1986 Donald B. Kamerer, M.D.
  • 1985 Joseph F. Novak, M.D.
  • 1985 Eugene B. Rex, M.D.
  • 1984 Thomas D. Duane, M.D.
  • 1983 Bernard J. Ronis, M.D.
  • 1982 Glen G. Gibson, M.D.
  • 1980 Silvio H. DeBlasio, M.D.
  • 1979 James M. Cole, M.D.
  • 1978 Paul A. Cox, M.D.
  • 1977 David Myers, M.D.
  • 1976 P. Robb McDonald, M.D.
  • 1975 John T. Dickinson, M.D.
  • 1974 Harold G. Scheie, M.D.
  • 1973 Daniel S. DeStio, M.D.
  • 1972 Wilfred E. Fry, M.D.
  • 1970 Benjamin F. Souders, M.D.
  • 1968 Edmund B. Spaeth, M.D.
  • 1967 George E. Martz, M.D.
  • 1966 Robert E. Shoemaker, M.D.
  • 1964 Matthew E. Ersner, M.D.
  • 1963 Paul C. Craig, M.D.
  • 1962 Lewis T. Buckman, M.D.
  • 1961 James E. Landis, M.D.
  • 1960 Kenneth M. Day, M.D.
  • 1959 Jay G. Linn, M.D.

 

Community Service Award

An award presented to an individual who makes a significant contribution to promoting quality medical eye care, promoting and enhancing vision research, or who has made significant contributions towards the vision care of Pennsylvania citizens.

  • 2015 Representative David Argall
  • 2014 Representative Mark Mustio
  • 2012 Representative Samuel H. Smith
  • 2011 Representative John Bear
  • 2010 Representative Mike Turzai
  • 2007 Jay E. Barrick and Robert W. Miller
  • 2004 Representative Mario Civera, Jr.
  • 2000 State Senator Clarence Bell
  • 1998 Honorable William Lloyd, Jr.
  • 1997 Patricia Hauser
  • 1994 L. McClure Lanning
  • 1993 Lester Keift, PhD


Humanitarian Service Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize Academy members' participation in charitable activities, indigent care, community service and other humanitarian activity through a program of public service. Individuals must perform this public service in their capacity as an ophthalmologist.

  • 2015 Jody R. Piltz-Seymour, M.D.
  • 2015 Herbert J. Ingraham, M.D.
  • 2015 Jeffrey D. Henderer, M.D.
  • 2014 Richard C. Lanning, M.D.
  • 2013 James A. Nesper, M.D.
  • 2012 Edward J. Zobian, M.D.
  • 2011 Karl R. Olsen, M.D.
  • 2007 Evan Waxman, M.D
  • 2004 Joseph H. Calhoun, M.D.
  • 2000 Jermane Mayberry
  • 1999 Donald E. Evans, M.D.
  • 1997 Albert A. Alley, M.D.
  • 1994 Joseph F. Novak, M.D.

 




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