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 Mississippi. It 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
Isaac Aultman, MD, 2017
Timothy Alford, MD, 2018
Bill Jackson, MD, 2019

* Deceased