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AACC Past President's Award

This award is given each year to the AACC's immediate past president to honor his or her important contributions to the field of clinical laboratory science throughout his or her career and to acknowledge the recipient's many contributions to the AACC.

Although historical records do not indicate when the award originated, AACC's Past Presidents, and the year in which they served as AACC President, are listed below.

Congratulations to the 2021 Winner

Carmen WileyCarmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC, FAACC

Carmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC, FAACC is a Clinical Medical Director at Incyte Diagnostics and a Providence Health Care Medical Director of four Hospitals in the Spokane, WA Region.

Dr. Wiley has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry from University of Washington, a Doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Washington, and was a COMACC Accredited Fellow at the Mayo School of Medicine. She is board certified by American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) and a Fellow of the Academy of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (FAACC).

She was the full-time CMO at Veravas, Inc. Prior to that she was a Regional Manager of Scientific Affairs – Cardiac at Roche Diagnostics. Previously, I was the Scientific Director at PAML and the Co-Director of Chemistry, Immunology and Point of Care at Providence Health and Services, Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA. She also held the role of Head of Clinical Chemistry in the Division of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, WI. Dr. Wiley a co-inventor on three patients and an author on over 35 papers and scientific abstracts.

Previous Winners

2019 - Dennis J. Dietzen, PhD
2018 - Michael J. Bennett, PhD
2017 - Patricia Jones, PhD
2016 - David D. Koch, PhD
2015 - Steven H. Wong, PhD
2014 - Robert H. Christenson, PhD
2013 - Greg Miller, PhD
2012 - Ann Gronowski, PhD
2011 - Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler, PhD
2010 - Barbara M. Goldsmith, PhD
2009 - Larry Broussard, PhD
2008 - Gary L. Myers, PhD, FACB
2006 - John E. Sherwin, PhD
2005 - Mitchell Scott, PhD
2004 - Thomas P. Moyer, PhD
2003 - Susan A. Evans, PhD
2002 - Mary Lou Gantzer, PhD
2001 - Larry Kricka, PhD
2000 - Frank A. Sedor, PhD
1999 - K. Michael Parker, PhD
1998 - Stephen E. Kahn, PhD
1997 - Laurence M. Demers, PhD
1996 - Mary F. Burritt, PhD
1995 - Peter Wilding, PhD
1994 - Lawrence M. Killingsworth, PhD
1993 - Lemuel J. Bowie, Phd
1992 - Basil T. Doumas, PhD
1991 - Karen L. Nickel, PhD
1990 - Helen M. Free, DSc
1989 - Carl A. Burtis, PhD
1988 - Theodore Peters, PhD
1987 - Robert L. Habig, PhD
1986 - Jack H. Ladenson, PhD
1985 - Kurt M. Dubowski, PhD
1984 - Gerald R. Cooper, PhD
1983 - Gary A. Zimmerman, PhD
1982 - Jocelyn M. Hicks, PhD
1981 - Paige K. Besch, PhD
1980 - Donald S. Young, PhD
1979 - Albert Dietz, PhD
1978 - Nathan Gochman, PhD
1977 - Norbet W. Tietz, PhD
1976 - Royden N. Rand, PhD
1975 - Morton K. Schwartz, PhD
1974 - George N. Bowers, MD
1973 - Ralph E. Thiers, PhD
1972 - Joseph H. Boutwell, MD, PhD
1971 - Alex Kaplan, PhD
1970 - Robert S. Melville, PhD
1968 - William B. Mason, PhD
1967 - Robert L. Dryer, PhD
1966 - Wendell T. Caraway, PhD
1965 - Julius Sendroy, PhD
1964 - Richard J. Henry, PhD
1963 - Miriam Reiner, PhD
1962 - David Seligson, MD, ScD
1961 - Arnold G. Ware, PhD
1960 - Ferrin B. Moreland, PhD
1959 - Oliver Gaebler
1958 - Joseph I Routh, PhD
1957 - Robert M. Hill, PhD
1956 - Otto Schales, PhD
1955 - Monroe E. Freeman, PhD
1954 - Hugh J. McDonald, DSc
1953 - Albert E. Sobel, PhD
1952 - John G. Reinhold, PhD
1951 - Harry Sabotka
1950 - Max M. Friedman, PhD