Alumni Awards

The NEOMED Alumni Association has established awards to recognize alumni and friends for their service and volunteer work with the University, the health professions and the local community.

2018 Alumni Award Winners

NEOMED’s Alumni Association is excited to announce the 2018 Alumni Award recipients. Recipients will be honored at the University at the Alumni Reunion & Awards Reception followed by the One Shining Evening gala.

Dale English, Pharm.D., R.Ph., distinguished service award winner

Distinguished Service

Dale E. English II, Pharm.D., R.Ph., FASHP

Read Dr. English’s Bio

Dr. English’s commitment doesn’t end with a student’s graduation; it continues throughout their professional career. It is for this dedication to NEOMED students that we select Dr. Dale English for the Distinguished Service Award.’’

—Dawn Hubbard, M.D. (’95), Chair, Alumni Awards Committee

Lifetime Achievement

C. William Keck, M.D., M.P.H

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine
Read Dr. Keck’s Bio

“It is our pleasure to recognize a visionary leader who has given his all to the University.” 

–Mehool Patel, M.D. (’98) Committee Member, Alumni Awards Committee

C. William Keck, M.D., lifetime achievement award winner
Stephen Patrick Kachur, M.D.

Distinguished Alumni

S. Patrick Kachur, M.D. (’90)

Read Dr. Kachur’s Bio

“To think one of our graduates has impacted the lives of millions of people around the developing world is truly amazing. Dr. Kachur’s letters of support showcased him as not only a highly sought-after expert in his field, but also an excellent mentor and teacher.

– Doug Moses, M.D. (’95), Committee Member, Alumni Awards Committee

Alumni Awards Overview

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given intermittently to individuals who, over the course of their lifetime, have provided exemplary service to their profession, NEOMED and/or the NEOMED Alumni Association.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to an individual who, through their time and talents, has made a significant impact on the University. This impact could result from dedication to teaching, mentoring, volunteering or working for NEOMED.

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor NEOMED bestows upon its graduates. The award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has met and transcended his or her fundamental role as a health care provider to become a leader in the advancement of research, service or education. It is awarded to a NEOMED graduate who has demonstrated notable accomplishments in research or exhibited exemplary accomplishments in any of the following areas, including but not limited to: leadership, community service, teaching/education and volunteerism.

Alumni Association Appreciation Award

The Alumni Association Appreciation Award is given intermittently to individuals who have volunteered their time to make a significant impact on the NEOMED Alumni Association and the efforts of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.


Craig Eynon
Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
Phone: 330.325.6663

Alumni Relations

Northeast Ohio Medical University