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Annual Banquet Speakers

2017 Julian Bailes, M.D., Surgical Director, NorthShore Neurological Institute, & Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery,
NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, Illinois
2016 Paul Sereno, Ph.D., Biological Sciences Division, Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Illinois
2015 No speaker
2014 No speaker
2013 Lord Bernard Francisco Ribeiro, Alresford, Hampshire, United Kingdom
2012 No speaker
2011 Haile T. Debas, MD, University of California San Francisco
2010 No speaker
2009 No speaker
2008 Alfred G. Gilman, M.D., Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
2007 Dr. Charles H. Webb, Jr., Emeritus Dean of the School of Music of the University of Indiana
2006 Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., Geneticist
2005 George McGee, Forest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
2004 No speaker
2003 Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Bethesda
2002 Dr. Richard G. A. Feachem, Director of the Institute for Global Health, San Francisco
2001 No speaker
2000 John W. McGill, M.D., President, American Chapter, Doctors Without Borders
1999 No speaker
1998 James Humes, Author
1997 Story Musgrave, M.D., Astronaut, NASA
1996 David McCullough, Author
1995 Nancy Landon Kassebaum, U.S. Senator, Kansas
1994 Daniel J. Boorstin, Historian, Past Librarian of Congress
1993 Witold Rybczynski, Professor of Architecture, McGill University, Montreal
1992 James C. Thompson, M.D., President American Surgical Association
1991 Norman Sherry, Author
1990 Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., Secretary of Health and Human Services
1989 Tom Brokaw, News Commentator
1988 Galen Rowell, Adventure Photographer
1987 No speaker
1986 David Brinkley, News Commentator
1985 Stanley Spector, Ph.D., Professor of Chinese and International Studies, Washington University
1984 Dr. Steven Muller, President, Johns Hopkins University
1983 No speaker
1982 Dr. Gert H. Brieger, Department of the History of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
1981 Dr. Simon Ramo, Co-founder and Director Emeritus, TRW, Inc.
1980 Gilbert Cant, Founder, Medicine Section, Time Magazine
1979 Fred L. Hartley, Chairman and President, Union Oil Company
1978 H. Ross Perot, Industrialist and Financier
1977 Calvin H. Plimpton, President, Amherst College
1976 Federal Judge James Plemon Coleman
1975 Rocke H. Robertson, M.D., President, McGill University
1974 Dr. Andrew Holt, President, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1973 Lord Arthur Porritt, F.R.C.S.
1972 Merlin K. DuVal, M.D., Secretary, Department of Health, Education and Welfare
1971 Irvine H. Page, M.D., Chairman, Division of Research, Cleveland Clinic
1970 Mr. Harry Schwartz, Medical Writer, New York Times
1969 Dr. Walter Consuele Langsam, President, University of Cincinnati
1968 Fred R. Harris, U.S. Senator, Oklahoma
1967 Berton Roueche, Medical Mystery Writer of Eleven Blue Men, New York
1966 Dr. Fred Stone, Director, National Institutes of General Medical Sciences
1965 John Weaver, Ph.D., President, University of Wisconsin
1964 Dr. William Bean
1963 Donald H. Menzel, Paine Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University
1962 Dwight David Eisenhower, President, United States of America