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Outstanding Contributions Through Service to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry

This award recognizes the individuals who have worked throughout their careers to advance the professional status of clinical chemists and the professional objectives of the AACC. 

Congratulations to This Year's Winner!

Martin FleisherMartin Fleisher, PhD

Dr. Martin Fleisher is currently Emeritus in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. During his tenure at MSKCC he served as Chief and Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratories. Dr. Fleisher is a licensed Laboratory Director in the States of New York. Dr. Fleisher received his B.A. degree from Harper College, State University of New York (now Binghamton University). He was awarded Masters and Doctorate degrees in Biochemistry, with honors, from New York University. As a graduate fellow at the New York University School of Medicine in the Departments of Biochemistry and Physiology, his doctoral research focused on protein chemistry and specifically enzymology. He is considered an expert in biomarker assay development and validation. Dr. Fleisher has over 200 publications, including five chapters, on his research, and has edited a book on the Clinical Biochemistry of Cancer. He holds five U.S. patents.

Previous Winners

2019 - Mario Plebani, MD
2018 - Fred S. Apple, PhD
2017 - Ian Young, MD
2016 - Larry A. Broussard, PhD
2015 - Graham H. Beastall, PhD
2014 - James C. Boyd, MD
2013 - D. Robert Dufour, MD
2012 - John E. Sherwin, PhD
2011 - Mary Lou Gantzer, PhD
2010 - Ann Gronowski, PhD
2009 - Donald S. Young, PhD
2008 - Susan A. Evans, PhD
2007 - Mathias Müller, MD
2006 - Gary L. Myers, PhD, FACB
2005 - Roland Valdes, PhD
2004 - Karen L. Nickel, PhD
2003 - Frank A. Sedor, PhD
2002 - David Uddin, PhD
2001 - Stephen E. Kahn, PhD
2000 - Mary F. Burritt, PhD
1999 - Jean C. Joseph, PhD
1998 - Jacob B. Levine
1997 - Thomas P. Moyer, PhD
1996 - Lawrence M. Killingsworth, PhD
1995 - Roger Boeckx, PhD
1994 - K. Michael Parker, PhD
1993 - Gerald Gallwas
1992 - K. Owen Ash, PhD
1991 - Theodore Peters, PhD
1990 - Ronald H. Laessig, PhD
1989 - Morton K. Schwartz, PhD
1988 - Sylvan M. Sax, PhD
1987 - Henry Wishinsky, PhD
1986 - Sylvia Blatt
1985 - Raymond E. Vanderlinde, PhD
1984 - Jocelyn M. Hicks, PhD
1983 - Albert Dietz, PhD
1982 - Alfred H. Free, PhD
1981 - Samuel Meites, PhD
1980 - Willard Faulkner, PhD
1979 - Royden N. Rand, PhD
1978 - Joseph S. Annino
1977 - Joseph H. Boutwell, MD, PhD
1976 - Robert S. Melville, PhD
1975 - Gerald R. Cooper, PhD
1974 - Joseph Benotti
1973 - Kurt M. Dubowski, PhD
1972 - George T. Lewis, PhD
1971 - Miriam Reiner, PhD
1970 - William B. Mason, PhD
1969 - Robert L. Dryer, PhD
1968 - Harold D. Appleton, PhD
1967 - Max M. Friedman, PhD
1966 - Margret M. Kaser, PhD