University of Rochester

Advancement Awards

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Dean’s Medal

Established in 2008, the Dean’s Medal recognizes extraordinary service, philanthropy, and leadership to the school, and dedication and commitment that inspire others to take leadership roles at the University. Individuals, families, associations, corporations, or foundations may be recognized. It is among the highest honors given by the school. 

2017 Award Recipient

Joseph M. Lobozzo II

The prolific philanthropy of Joseph Lobozzo has provided our community’s neediest individuals with unprecedented access to oral care and health services. From supporting the SMILEmobile wheelchair-accessible mobile dental clinic and the Complex Care Center to endowing the Joseph M. Lobozzo II Professor in Pediatric Surgery, his extraordinary generosity has touched countless lives.

Recipients of the Dean’s Medal