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Member Achievements

The list of achievements of Phi Chi members is long and impressive ranging from appointments and elections to positions of national importance to local medical boards as well as awards received in as diverse a group. If you or a fellow member of Phi Chi has ever been the recipient of an award or recognition, held a position of national or international interest, founded a widely recognized company or been a part of a discovery that helped shape the world of science and medicine, please email the and we will be more than happy to include you in our records.

Last Name First Name Chapter/Year Achievements
Caldwell Glyn MΣ 1966 -Commissioned Officers Association of the U.S. Public Health Service, President, Atlanta Branch, 1976
-President 2000 Kentucky Association of Public Health Physicians
-1980 United States Public Health Service Commendation Medal
- 2008 President Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society
Calhoun Joseph ΥΠ 1962 -First Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellow at Wills Eye Hospital
-2004 Humanitarian Service Award- Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
-Twice awarded Nation's Best Physicians in American Health Magazine
-President American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
-Senior Achievement Award 2003 American Academy of Ophthalmology
-Ophthalmology Times- Best Ophthalmologists in America
Crockett Claude H., Jr. ΠM 1961 -President American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
-Co-Chairman American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego 2005
-Chairman, Public Relations Committee, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
-Chairman, Practice Relations Task Force, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
-One of the founding members of the Liposuction Educational and Research Foundation.
-Co-Chairman: World Congress on facial Rejuvenation and Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery, May 1998, Kansas City
-One of two American representatives to the International Council of Lipoplasty held in Paris at which the Safety Guidelines of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery were adopted by all 16 countries in attendance
-Chairman, Nominating Committee, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
-Sullivan County Medical Society President
-Southeastern Medical/Dental Society President
-President, University of Virginia Medical Alumni Association
-Chairman, Advisory Committee, University of Virginia Medical Alumni Association
-State of Franklin Surgical Society Founding Member
-Chief of Staff Bristol Regional Medical Center
-Chief of Surgery Bristol Regional Medical Center
-Chairman, Board of Directors Bristol Surgery Center
-Chief of Staff Bristol Surgery Center
-President Bristol Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow
-President Bristol Country Club
-President Washington Lee School PTA
Derosa G. Paul AM 1965 -Executive Director Emeritus, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
-Executive Director, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina- 1995-2008
-Professor of Surgery Emeritus (Orthopaedics), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
-Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; 1986-1995
Eberly Arthur L., Jr. BA 1960 -AMA-SPG Governance 2009-2010
-President 1993-94 Florida Medical Association
-President Florida Academy of Family Physicians
-President Broward County Medical Association
Gerlinger Lawton C., Jr. Γ 1963 -President 1975 Kiwanis Club of Oakwood
-Board of Trustees St. Joseph Home for Children
Greenway L. Don Z 1961 -1976-1977 President, Medical Staff St. David's Hospital
-1977-1979 Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery Brackenridge Hospital
-1979-1981 Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery St. David's Hospital
-1988-1990 Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery St. David's Hospital
-1989-1990 President, Medical Staff St. David's Rehabilitation Center
-1999-2001 Trustee, Travis County Medical Society Blood and Tissue Center
-2001 President, Board of Trustees, Travis County Medical Society Blood and Tissue Center
Hammonds Richard L. Σ 1960 -Health Advisor to President Jimmy Carter
-First Chief-of-Staff at Cobb Hospital
-Medical Director for Wellstar Cobb Hospital
-Board of Councilors- The Carter Center
Limoges Richard ΘY 1964 -Unsung Hero award 2005 Acron, Oh
-2006 Medical Professional Award
McDermott John E. YN 1960 -Member Board of Governors American College of Surgeons
McFarlane Joe R. ΞX 1961 -Chairman Claims Committee and Board of Directors Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company
-Board of Directors Academy of Ophthalmology's Insurer for Medical Malpractice
-Chairman Academy of Ophthalmology's Insurance Committee
Moody Leonard TB 1961 -Chief Department of Medicine in the Veterans Administration
-President Bayfield School Board
-1960 President of the Mississippi Valley Trudeau Society
-1963 Wisconsin Anti-tuberculosis Association Distinguished Service Award
-President Wisconsin Thoracic Society
-President Mississippi Valley Thoracic Society
Oberheu Kenneth TB 1961 -2002 Professional Excellence Award- Wright State University
Parrott Thomas S. Σ 1964 -Emory's first pediatric urology fellow
-Chief of Urology- Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center, Atlanta
-Teacher of the Year- Emory more times than any other faculty member
Patseavouras Louis L. ΣΘ 1961 -American Academy for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chairman of the Surveyor Training and Education Committee
-2003 Outstanding Achievement Award- Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery
-1986 National Healthcare Marketing Report- silver medal
-O. Henry Award- Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce
Petelin Paul M., Sr. XY 1969  -1984-1988 and 2000-04 Chief of Surgery St. Joseph's Hospital
-Governor of State of Arizona American College of Surgeons
-President Phoenix Surgical Society
-Board of Directors Arizona Medical Association
-Member Fiesta Bowl Committee since 1979
Plauche Herbert K. ΛΣ 1963 -Assistant Chief of Staff, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
Prentice James Ξ 1962 -2009 Chairman Medical Legislation Committee-Travis County Medical Society
-President Travis County Medical Society
Pulcini John ΦP 1966 -President Vanderburgh County Medical Society
-Goodwill Industries Board of Directors
-Executive Committee- St. Mary's Medical Center
-President Vanderburgh County Board of Health
Schut Lawrence KX 1962 -2006 Vice-president Minnesota Society of Neurologic Sciences
Sims William AB 1961 -President UT College of Medicine Alumni Council 2006-2008
Smith George R. ΛΣ 1961 -Board of Trustees, University of Louisiana, Lafayette Foundations
Tinnell James E. ΛP 1962 -Founder Zila Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Willerson James T. Ξ 1965 -President Health Science Center, Houston TX
-2002 W.T. Bondurant Sr. Distinguished Humanitarian Award
Wright Jonathan Ψ 1969 -First to use DHEA in private practice
-Pioneer of Natural Hormone Replacement
-Founded Tahoma Clinic
-Honorary Doctorate Degree Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University
Zook Elvin G. M 1963 -AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
 Chairman, Education Committee, 1981
 Chairman, Program Committee, 1983-84
 Clinician of the Year, 2004
-AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY
 Chairman, 1991-92
-AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
 Chairman, Nominating Committee, Illinois Chapter, 1982
-AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEONS, INC.- 1974/AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS, INC. 1999 (renamed)
 Chairman, Trustees, 1986
 Commissioner, Scientific Affairs Commission, 1979-80
 Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1985
 Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee, 1987-89
 Chairman, Guidelines for Quality Care Committee, 1988-90
 Commissioner, Membership Services Commission, 1988-1997
 President, 1993-94
 Chairman, Work Force Task Force 1993-95
-AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE HAND
 Chairman, Instructional Course Committee 1982-88
 Program Committee Chairman 2nd International Federation Societies for Surgery of the Hand Congress, Boston 1983
 Chairman, Clinical Guidelines Committee, 1989-91
-ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC CHAIRMEN OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
 Chairman, Bylaws Committee, 1985-86
 President, 1986-87
 Board of Trustees, 1987-88
 Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1987-88
 Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee for Feasibility Study of Departmental Status, 1991-92
-KLEINERT SOCIETY
 Editor Kleinert Society Newsletter, 1976-84
-MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
 Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, 1973-84
 Chairman, Operating Room Committee, 1985-Present
 Chairman, Ambulatory Surgery Committee, 1991-93
-MIDWESTERN ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
 Chairman, Program Committee, 1979
 President, 1986-87
 Chairman, Bylaws Committee, 1987-88
 Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1988
-PLASTIC SURGERY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
 Board of Directors, 1982-88
 Chairman, Film Committee 1978-80
 Chairman, Integument Section Self Assessment Examination Committee 1981-82
 Chairman, Film and Videotape Committee 1980-82
 Chairman, Senior Residents Conference Committee, 1986-91
-PLASTIC SURGERY RESEARCH COUNCIL
 Chairman Elect and Program Chairman, 1980
 Chairman, 1981
-SANGAMON COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY
 President, 1987
 Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1988
-SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
 President, 1978-81
 Chairman, Faculty Council, 1978-81
 Chairman, MSRP Committee, 1981-83
 Chairman, Risk Management Committee, 1981-83
 Chairman, Pathology Review Committee, 1984-85
 Chairman, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1985-89
 Chairman Springfield Committee for Research Involving Human Subjects, 1998-
 Chairman, Student Evaluation Committee, 1990-1991
 Chair, SIU &S Inc. Board 1999-2000 

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