NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AWARDS

April 26, 2000

FORT WORTH – Texas â?? The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is seeking nominations for recipients of the health science center’s highest honors â?? the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Founders’ Medal and the Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award.

The Foundersâ?? Medal, awarded in honor of the health science Centerâ??s medical school founders â?? George Luibel, D.O., Carl E. Everett, D.O. and the late D.D. Beyer, D.O. â?? has been presented since 1978. The honor is awarded to â??deserving individuals in recognition of significant contributions to healthcare and/or osteopathic medical education.â?

The Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award, established in 1993, is given in honor of the awardâ??s first recipient, Mary E. Luibel, wife of Dr. George Luibel. The recipient must be a person “whose distinguished service to his/her profession, business or vocation has ensured a better world for others.”

Letters of nomination are welcome and must be received by FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2000. The award will be presented during a health science center institutional event. Nominations should include:

  • pertinent biographical information about the nominee, including a curriculum vitae or resume,
  • a detailed letter in support of the personâ??s consideration for the nomination, with evidence of the nomineeâ??s significant contributions to healthcare and/or osteopathic medical education, and support of the nomineeâ??s demonstration of the highest character and integrity as an exemplary role model, and
  • the signature(s) of the person(s) making the nomination.
  • Persons may submit more than one nomination for the award, and more than one person may nominate an individual. Nominations for the Foundersâ?? Medal Award and the Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award should be mailed to:

    Robert Adams, D.O.
    Chairman, Awards Screening Committee
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
    3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
    Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Please call (817) 735-2509 with any questions regarding the nomination process.

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