alumni award winners

2014 Alumni Award Recipients: Heather Houston Eidson, CRNA, MNA, Steven W. Corso, M.D. , Kathryn Laine Berrier, MGC, James R. Augustine, Ph.D., Brian B. Gowen, Ph.D. (accepted by Wayne Carver, Ph.D.). Not shown in picture:  James Blakeley Long, M.D., Timothy A. Fitzgibbon, M.D.

2014 Alumni Award winners recognized

The School of Medicine honored six distinguished alums and one of its original faculty members as recipients of the 2014 School of Medicine Alumni Awards.

steven w. corso

Distinguished Physician Alumni Award
Steven W. Corso, M.D., ’88
Medical oncologist-hematologist at Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute in Spartanburg, S.C.

Distinguished Young Physician Alumni Award
J. Blake Long, M.D., ’05
Assistant professor of general internal medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

blake long

Timothy A. Fitzgibbon Humanitarian Physician Alumni Award
Timothy A. Fitzgibbon, M.D., ’87
Practicing partner at Dillon Family Medicine and
medical director of Hospice Care of South Carolina
in Dillon, S.C.

Distinguished Doctorate Alumni Award
Brian B. Gowen, Ph.D., ’00
Research associate professor at Utah State University School of Veterinary Medicine

Brian B. Gowen

Katie Berrier Distinguished Master’s in Genetic Counseling Alumni Award
Katie Berrier, MGC, ’09
Certified genetic counselor at Duke University Medical Center

Distinguished Master’s Alumni Award
Heather Houston Eidson, CRNA, MNA, ’06
Research assistant professor at USC School of Medicine and certified registered nurse anesthetist at Greenville Health System

Heather Houston Eidson

James R. Augustine

Honorary Lifetime Membership Award
James R. Augustine, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at USC School of Medicine


April 22, 2014

Each year, the School of Medicine presents a number of prestigious awards to our most dedicated and qualified alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement or service to the School.  We would like to invite all alumni and friends of the School to nominate individuals to be considered as recipients of these awards.

2015 Award winners will be recognized at our 2015 Black Tie/White Coat Gala on Friday, March 6th.   Hope to see you there!