Distinguished Faculty Service Award

In 1997, the Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees established a program to recognize faculty who, over a substantial period of their careers, have provided exceptional and sustained service and who have made contributions in teaching, research, healthcare, and/or public service to the university and the citizens of South Carolina.

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria for the Distinguished Faculty Service Award are as follows:

  • Must be a full-time MUSC faculty member

Nomination Process

Nominations for this award will be accepted by faculty or staff. To submit your nomination, please complete the online nomination form and provide a statement (not to exceed 1,000 words) directly addressing the nominee's contributions to teaching, research, healthcare, and/or public service. 

Nomination Portfolio

Upon nomination, nominees will be notified and asked to provide a nomination portfolio which should include the following.

  • Full curriculum vitae
  • Four (4) letters of support to demonstrate the breadth of the nominee's contributions

Faculty Awards Nomination

Please review the award's eligibility criteria and nomination process before submission to ensure your nomination is accepted.

Past Award Recipients

Year Name Position
2022 Kimberly S. Davis, M.D. Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine
2022 Paul R. Lambert, M.D. Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine
2022 T. Karl Byrne, M.D. Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine
2021 Scott M. Bradley, M.D. Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine
2021 Sherron M. Jackson, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine
2021 Valerie L. Durkalski-Mauldin, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine
2020 Cassandra D. Salgado, M.D., MS Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine
2020 E. Douglass Norcross, M.D. Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine
2020 Karen A. Wager, DBA, MHS Professor, Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management, College of Health Professions
2018 Elizabeth S. Pilcher, D.M.D. Professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
2018 Don B. Wiest, Pharm.D. Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcome Sciences, College of Pharmacy
2017 Brad W. Neville, D.D.S. Professor, Division of Oral Pathology, Department of Stomatology, James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
2017 Fred W. Tecklenburg, M.D. Professor, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine
2017 Jean M. Nappi, Pharm.D. Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcome Sciences, College of Pharmacy