Walsh McDermott Medal
The Walsh McDermott Medal will be awarded to a member of the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of distinguished service to the NAM and to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine over an extended period of time. Service to the NAM and the Academies might include leadership roles as an officer, councilor, committee chair, committee member, reviewer, board member, fundraiser, or other such contributions that have enhanced and furthered the mission of the NAM. Service on committees of the Academies and jointly sponsored activities such as the Committee on Human Rights; the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; or the Government–University–Industry Research Roundtable shall be included as relevant contributions.
Lynn R. Goldman, MD, MS, MPH
Dean and Professor
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dan G. Blazer, M.D., Ph.D., J.P.
Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry
Duke University Medical Center
Donald M. Berwick, M.D.
Former President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Haile T. Debas, M.D.
Director, UC Global Health Institute
Senior Global Health Advisor, UC San Francisco
Founding Executive Director, Global Health Sciences
Former Chancellor and Dean Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco
Robert B. Wallace, M.D.
Irene Ensminger Stecher Professor of Epidemiology and Internal Medicine
Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health
The University of Iowa
David R. Challoner, M.D.
Vice President for Health Affairs
Emeritus University of Florida
Don E. Detmer, M.D.
Professor Emeritus and Professor of Medical Education
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Genetics and Public Health
Center for Computational Medicine and Biology
University of Michigan Medical School
Jack D. Barchas, M.D.
Barklie McKee Henry Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Weill Cornell Medical Center
Elena O. Nightingale, M.D., Ph.D.
Scholar-in-Residence, Institute of Medicine
Ada Sue Hinshaw, Ph.D., R.N.
Dean, School of Nursing
University of Michigan
Floyd E. Bloom, M.D.
Chairman of the Department of Neuropharmacology
Scripps Research Institute
Leon Eisenberg, M.D.
Professor of Social Medicine Emeritus
Harvard Medical School
Enriqueta C. Bond, Ph.D.
President, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Julius B. Richmond, M.D.
John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy Emeritus
Mary Ellen Avery, M.D.
Thomas Morgan Rotch Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita
Harvard Medical School
Children’s Hospital in Boston
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