It’s an honor!
At the Commencement/Reunion Weekend Opening Celebration, the Brown Medical Alumni Association (BMAA) presented the Artemis Joukowsky Award to Stephen R. Ehrlich ’55, P’85 and Mary Ann Ehrlich P’85. The award recognizes nonphysicians who have consistently supported and been active with Alpert Medical School. The Ehrlichs have been involved at Brown since the mid-1970s; they contributed to the first named scholarship and continue to support undergraduate and medical students.
Stephen Gilheeney ’95 MMS’97 MD’99 received the Early Achievement Award, given to a recent alum for service to Brown, local communities, or scientific and academic achievement. Gilheeney, a pediatric neuro oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, works to develop national protocols for brain tumor treatment and is treasurer for his undergraduate class.
The W.W. Keen Award, which honors outstanding contributions to medicine, went to Peter J. Panton ’79 MD’82, PMD’15. An ophthalmologist in suburban Chicago and a clinical assistant professor at Rush Medical College, he serves on numerous professional societies. His service to Brown includes past president of the BMAA, Brown Medical Annual Fund chair, and member of the President’s Advisory Council on Biology and Medicine.