FORT WORTH - Texas – The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is seeking nominations for recipients of the health science center's highest honors — the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Founders' Medal and the Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award.
The Founders’ Medal, awarded in honor of the health science Center’s medical school founders — George Luibel, D.O., Carl E. Everett, D.O. and the late D.D. Beyer, D.O. — has been presented since 1978. The honor is awarded to “deserving individuals in recognition of significant contributions to healthcare and/or osteopathic medical education.”
The Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award, established in 1993, is given in honor of the award’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:
Persons may submit more than one nomination for the award, and more than one person may nominate an individual. Nominations for the Founders’ 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.
If you are with the media and need additional information or would like to arrange an interview,
please contact Jeff Carlton, Director of Media Relations, at 817-735-7630.