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.

2017 Recipient
Laura Wiggs, PT, NCS, CBIS
Class of 1991

2017 SHP DA

School of Health Professions Alumni Association President Hank Thierry presents Laura Wiggs with the 2017 SHP Distinguished Alumnus Award during the SHP Dean's Reception and Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation Ceremony at Homecoming 2017 this past October.


Nominations are accepted through February each year. The 2018 nomination process has now closed and the winner will be announced at Homecoming on Friday, October 19.


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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