Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians

Awards

Family Physician of the Year Award Recipients

Known as the John B. Howell Memorial Award this award is presented annually to a physician contributing the most to the development of Family Medicine in the state and was established in memory of Dr. Howell, a pioneer in the practice of Family Medicine and long-time delegate to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

* James Otis Stephens, MD, 1977
* Charles R. Jenkins, MD, 1978
* William H. Parker, MD, 1979
Joseph E. Johnston, MD, 1980
* Hardy B. Woodbridge, MD, 1981
* Addison T. Tatum, MD, 1982
Ralph L. Brock, MD, 1983
* William B. Hunt, MD, 1984
* Charles D. Taylor, MD, 1985
* Max L. Pharr, MD, 1986
* James C. Waites, MD, 1987
Tom H. Mitchell, MD, 1988
Eugene G. Wood, Jr., MD, 1989
J. Edward Hill, MD, 1990
Walter H. Rose, MD, 1991
John M. Patterson, MD, 1992
* Eugene F. Webb, MD, 1993
Dewitt G. Crawford, MD, 1994
*Walter D. Gunn, MD, 1995
Frank W. Bowen, MD, 1996
J. Gilbert Alexander, MD, 1997
D. Stanley Hartness, Jr., MD, 1998
Dayton E. Whites, MD, 1999
* Austin P. Boggan, MD, 2000
David L. Clippinger, MD, 2001
Kelly S. Segars, Sr., MD, 2002
Dwalia South-Bitter, MD, 2003
*Leonard H. Brandon, MD, 2004
Harry C. Frye, MD, 2005
William A. Middleton, MD, 2006
Howard D. Clark, MD, 2007
George R. Bush, MD, 2008
Albert L. Gore, MD, 2009
Louis A. Rubenstein, MD, 2010
Ben J. Kitchings, MD, 2011
*Gary D. Holdiness, MD, 2012
Lucius M. Lampton, MD, 2013
James Calloway, MD, 2014
Word M. Johnston, 2015
John F. Hassell, MD, 2016

* Deceased