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Physician of the Year

This award recognizes physicians who have a history of maintaining high professional and ethical standards for the osteopathic profession in the State of Illinois, contributions to the professional community, and the community at large. Past winners include:

2010 - Harald Lausen, DO
2008 - Anthony W. De Lorenzo, DO
2007 - Earle M. Pescatore, Jr, DO
2006 - Stephen Roskam, DO
2005 - Keith A. Kattner, DO
2004 - Rodey Wassef, DO
2003 - Deanna St. Germain, DO
2002 - Teresa Hubka, DO
2001 - Robert Good, DO
2000 - Dennis Reter, DO
1999 - Scott Rusco, DO
1998 - Dennis Capitelli, DO
1997 - Ann L. Habenicht, DO
1996 - Larry S. Patton, DO
1994 - Irene J. Hojnacki, DO
1992 - Richard L. Jenson, DO
1991 - Anthony H. Dekker, DO
1990 - Quentin P. Kling, DO
1989 - James R. Pelton, DO
1988 - Henry E. Regier, DO
1987 - J. Ellryn Rocke, DO
1986 - Lloyd J. Blakeman,Jr, DO
1985 - David Robinson, DO
1984 - Kenneth B. Ebert, DO
1983 - Clarence G. Renk, DO
1982 - Ralph H. Rusco, DO
1981 - Kenneth H. Moody, DO
1980 - William M. Odey, DO
1979 - Merwyn G. Miller, DO
1978 - Edward P. Johnson, DO
1977 - Malcolm Tengblad, DO
1976 - John C. Cunningham, DO
1975 - Joseph Swain, DO
1974 - C.W. Wissmiller, DO
1973 - G. Franklin Zaring, DO
1972 - Lawrence E. Patton, DO

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Special Service

2001 - Larry Pelton, DO
2000 - Jerry L. Jensen, DO
1999 - Phyllis Anderson
1999 - Gloria Baxter
1999 - William C.McCarty, DO
1998 - Barbara Peterson
1997 - Scott Rusco, DO
1994 - John G. Hohner, DO
1994 - Judith O'Connell, DO
1990 - Richard L. Jenson, DO
1989 - J. Jerry Rodos, DO
1986 - William C. McCarty, DO
1984 - George T. Caleel, DO
1980 - Geri Reynolds
1976 - Thaddeus P Kawalek, PhD
1973 - Kenneth H. Moody, DO
1973 - Dale Richardson, DO

Distinguished Service

2010 - Kathleen Naegele, DO
2008 - Isaac J. Kirstein, DO
2007 - Harald Lausen, DO
2006 - Gary L. Knepp, DO
2005 - Anthony W. DeLorenzo, DO
2004 - Donald G. Johnston, DO
2003 - Karen Nichols, DO
2002 - Larry Patton, DO
2000 - Robert G. Good, DO
1999 - Teresa Hubka, DO
1998 - J. Jerry Rodos, DO
1997 - Larry S. Patton, DO
1996 - John Hohner, DO
1994 - Ann L. Habernicht, DO
1992 - Evan H. Geissler, DO
1991 - Almeda A. Decker, DO
1990 - Stephen K. Elasser, DO
1989 - Gary A. Karl, DO
1988 - Robert E. Kappler, DO
1987 - Larry S. Patton, DO
1986 - Quentin P. Kling, DO
1985 - Thaddeus P. Kawalek, PhD
1985 - Lawrence E. Patton, DO
1984 - John H. Roberts, DO
1983 - Thomas J. Szwed, DO
1982 - Irene J. Hojnacki, DO
1981 - William Walton, DO
1981 - Ward E. Perrin, DO
1980 - George J. Tarulis, DO
1979 - William C McCarty, DO
1978 - George T. Caleel, DO
1977 - Lloyd Wood, DO
1976 - Seaver A. Tarulis, DO
1976 - Richard L. Jensen, DO
1975 - Dale Richardson, DO
1974 - Robert A. Kistner, DO, MD
1974 - Wesley B. Larsen, DO
1973 - Norman J. Larson, DO
1972 - Samuel V. Robuck, DO
1971 - Martin C. Beikle, DO
1971 - Ethelyn S. Alexander, DO
1968 - Charles Cunningham, DO
1967 - W. Dori Craske I, DO
1967 - Richard N.McBain, DO
1967 - E.C. Andrews, DO

Student of the Year

The Osteopathic Student of the Year Award is given to a student graduating from an accredited osteopathic medical school. Past winners include:

2010 - Jeremy Jacobs
2009 - Jennie Kwon
2008 - John Lavelle
2007 - Julieanne Sees
2006 - Connor Shannon
2005 - Nicole Ottens
2004 - Toni Green
2003 - Nancy Wasserbauer
2002 - Nancy Wasserbauer

Legislator of the Year

This award recognizes legislators who support the initiatives that protect the health of the citizens of Illinois and further the mission of IOMS. Past winners include:

2011 - Hon. Patricia Bellock
2009 - Hon. David Leitch
2007 - Hon. Julie Hamos
2006 - Hon. David LuechtefelZ
2006 - Hon William Delgado
2005 - Hon. Frank C. Watson
2004 - Hon. Elizabeth Coulson
2003 - Hon. Dale A. Righter
2001 - Hon. Corinne Wood
2001 - Hon. Dave Syverson
2001 - Hon. Dan Reitz

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Textbook Award

Each year osteopathic medical students can submit an essay for a chance to win a $250 gift certificate for text books.