University of Rochester

Advancement Awards

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Established in 2003, the Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes outstanding and widely recognized achievement, particularly by one who exemplifies the standards and objectives of the School of Medicine and Dentistry through personal conduct, professional accomplishments, and community service. Distinct preference is given to one whose achievements have a significant impact on the medical field on a national and global scale. The recipient is chosen by the School of Medicine and Dentistry Alumni Council.

2017 Award Recipient

Randy N. Rosier

Highly esteemed for his expansive research in orthopaedics, orthopaedic oncology, and musculoskeletal disease, Professor Emeritus Dr. Randy Rosier is a quintessential clinician and educator who epitomizes the School’s ideals. From his role as founding director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Research to his leadership at the Center for Translational Research, his work has le a profound and proli c imprint.

Recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award