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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Alumni Association College of Medicine

Alumni Association Award Recipients 2014

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Each year alumni of distinction are honored at the Annual Awards Ceremony held during the Alumni Reunion weekend. Listed here are the awards that are presented and the recipients for 2014.

Please note that awards are usually given to people in the five-year classes. For 2014 it would be given to the classes ending in a five (5) or an zero (0).

Yale Rosen, MD '61
Chairman Awards Committee



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Award Recipients for 2014 Alumni Reunion

Presentation Of Awards Of Distinction

DR. FRANK L. BABBOTT MEMORIAL AWARD PRESENTER
TO THOMAS G. MCGINN '89 BY DR. STEWART BABBOTT
TO WILLIAM P. URBAN, Jr., '89 BY DR. STEWART BABBOTT

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
TO SIDNEY COHEN '64 BY MICHAEL J. GOLDBERG '64
TO HOWARD M. EISENBERG '64 BY MICHAEL J. GOLDBERG '64
TO DAVID W. KINNE '64 BY MICHAEL J. GOLDBERG '64

HONORARY ALUMNUS
TO OVADIA ABULAFIA '14H BY LINDA M. NICOLL '04
TO STANLEY E. FISHER '14H BY RICHARD SADOVSKY '74
TO MARVIN ROTMAN '14H BY RICHARD SADOVSKY '74

ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD  
TO RICHARD SADOVSKY '74 BY MARK M. BENKEL '74

Presentation Of Special Service Awards

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD IN CARDIOLOGY
TO AARON FREILICH '89 BY MARK M. BENKEL '74

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD IN HAND SURGERY
TO THOMAS JOSEPH PALMIERI '64 BY MARK M. BENKEL '74

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD IN NEUROLOGY
TO KATHERINE A. HENRY '89 BY CAROLYN RAIA '89

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD IN ORTHOPEDICS
TO MICHAEL J. GOLDBERG '64 BY CAROLYN RAIA '89

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD IN PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
TO PAUL A. PIPIA '89 BY CAROLYN RAIA '89

Presentation Of Master Teacher Awards

ARTHUR H. WOLINTZ, MD '62 AWARD IN NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
TO MARIE D. ACIERNO '89 BY MIRIAM T. VINCENT '85

GEORGE LIBERMAN, MD AWARD IN FAMILY PRACTICE
TO GLORIA MTOMBOTI '99 BY MIRIAM T. VINCENT '85

HARRY Z. MELLINS, MD '44 AWARD IN RADIOLOGY
TO CHRISTINA T. GIULIANO '89 BY PAUL A. PIPIA '89
TO DONALD A. PODOLOFF '64 BY PAUL A. PIPIA '89
TO CAROLYN RAIA '89 BY PAUL A. PIPIA '89

MORRIS GLASS, MD '25 AWARD IN GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY
TO CAROL AGHAJANIAN '89 BY ERIKA SCHWARTZ '75
TO DARLENE G. GIBBON, MD '89 BY ERIKA SCHWARTZ '75

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AWARD
TO DAVID M. ACKMAN '89 BY CONSTANCE SHAMES '63

RICHARD L. DAY, MD AWARD IN PEDIATRICS
TO MARY ELLEN BRADSHAW '64 BY M. MONICA SWEENEY '75

WILLIAM A. CONSOLE, MD AWARD IN PSYCHIATRY
TO MARTIN MILLER '64 BY M. MONICA SWEENEY '75

WILLIAM DOCK, MD AWARD IN MEDICINE
TO JULIE ELLEN MANGINO '89 BY M. MONICA SWEENEY '75