Scholarship Winners, Medallion Recipients Honored at Fox Reception

ASAM members re-connect with colleagues Friday night during the Ruth Fox Foundation Reception, which recognized scholarship winners and medallion winners.

ASAM members re-connect with colleagues Friday night during the Ruth Fox Foundation Reception, which recognized scholarship winners and medallion winners.

Six Ruth Fox Scholarship winners and medallion recipients were recognized Friday night during the Ruth Fox Donor Reception. The event also recognizes contributors to the Ruth Fox Endowment Fund, which funds the scholarships.

Additional funding for the scholarships was provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Christopher D. Smithers Foundation. The reception was sponsored by Dr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Dorsey, M.D., FASAM, and Tommie E. Lauer, M.D., FASAM.,

For information about making a pledge, contribution, bequest, memorial tribute, or to discuss other types of gifts in confidence to support the Endowment Fund, please contact Claire Osman at (800) 257-6776 or (718) 275-7766, or via email at: asamclaire@aol.com.

All contributions to the Endowment Fund are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Max Schneider, M.D., FASAM, received an award for his years of service as chairman of the Ruth Fox Endowment Fund and chairman of the Ruth Fox Scholarship Program.

The 2011 Ruth Fox Scholarship recipients are: Timothy J. Cordes, M.D., Ph.D.,  Madison, WI; Katherine Grieco, D.O., New Haven, CT; Vanessa Lentz, M.D., M.S., Montreal; Jennifer Nguyen, M.D, Bethesda, MD; Carla M. Reese, M.D., M.S., Baltimore, MD; James Yeh, M.D., Cambridge, MA.

Also during the reception, medallions were presented to longtime supporters of the Ruth Fox Endowment Fund. Not all recipients were able to attend the reception.

  • Receiving a gold medallion was Dr. Terry Rustin
  • Receiving silver medallions were Dr. Sarz Maxwell, Dr. Michel Sucher, Dr. Ramsay Farah, and Dr. Michael Liepman
  • Receiving bronze medallions were Mrs. Laura Rustin, Dr. Theodore Hunter, Dr. Rohinton Merchant, Dr. Norman Wetterau, Dr. Richard C. McKinley, and Mrs. Cheryl S. McKinley