2017 Award Recipients
The following awards were presented at BIOCOMM 2017 in Portland, Oregon, June 24, 2017.
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Louis Schmidt Award
Richard A. McNeely, MA was inducted as the 69th Schmidt Laureate. Charles (Chip) Hedgcock, RBP, FBCA presented Richard with the BCA key inset with a diamond and the gold headed cane.
Tom Hurtgen, FBPA, officiated the Louis Schmidt Laureate ceremony and poses for a photograph with Richard and Fran McNeely.
Schmidt Laureates: Front row: Tom Hurtgen, FBPA, Richard A. McNeely, MA, James Fosse, RBP, FBCA. Back row: Robert Turner, RBP, FBPA, Charles Hedgcock, RBP, FBCA, Gale Spring, FBCA, Norman Barker, MA, MS, RBP, FBCA, FRPS, Michael Peres, RBP, FBCA, James Hayden, RBP, FBCA.
Fellowship in BCA
Susanne Loomis, MS, FBCA, BCA Vice President, honors Connie Johansen, RBP, BCA President the distinction of Fellowship in BCA. Over 200 members have received this honor for distinguished work in visual communications in medicine and science.
Ginnette (Gigi) F. M. Williams, FRPS, FBCA, FAIMBI, BAppSc is honored with Emeritus for 30 years of service and contributions in the field of biocommunications.
Andrew Robin Williams is honored with Emeritus for over 40 years of service and contributions in the field of biocommunications.
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