School of Health Professions Distinguished Alumnus Award

Presented annually during Homecoming to one alumnus who has made outstanding and widely recognized contributions to health professions in a leadership role.


2016 Recipient
Dana J. Wild, PT, PhD, PC
Classes of 1986 & 2010

Hank Thierry with Dana Wild

School of Health Professions Alumni Association President Hank Thierry presents Dana Wild with the 2016 SHP Distinguished Alumnus Award during the SHP Dean's Reception and Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation Ceremony at Homecoming 2016 this past October.


Nominations are accepted in the spring of each year. The 2017 nomination process has now closed and the winner will be announced at Homecoming on Friday, October 20.


View a historical list of School of Health Professions alumni who have received the Distinguished Alumnus Award dating back to 1982. 

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