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Previous Honorees


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HIV/AIDS Research

Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Internationally-renowned leader in human immunology and AIDS research
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Science Journalism

Carl Zimmer
Distinguished Author and Science Journalist
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Cardiovascular Research

Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
Renowned researcher, inventor, and cardiologist
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Outstanding Alumnus

Max Harry Weil, MD
Co-founder of the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine. Considered one of the fathers of critical care medicine.
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Health Care Advocacy in the Media

Larry King
Award-winning radio and television host community leader.
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Distinguished Friend in the Media Award

Ray Suarez
Writer and senior correspondent for The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.
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Distinguished Political Historian Award

Robert C. Dallek, PhD
Dr. Robert C. Dallek is an acclaimed historian.
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Conscience of Media Award

Joseph & Shirley Wershba
Journalists and TV news producers
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