Lifetime Achievement Awards
The Lifetime Achievement Awards Event is held annually in May at DiSalvo’s. The event recognizes major donors, as well as key individuals and businesses who have made remarkable contributions to UPMC in the Susquehanna region and their communities. This event grants the Foundation the opportunity to recognize those whose lifetime of service and leadership stand out among their peers, and honor those who have made a significant impact on UPMC in the Susquehanna region by generously supporting Susquehanna Health Foundation. It is the community’s ongoing support that continues to bring life-changing medicine to northcentral Pennsylvania.
2020 Recipients to be Recognized in 2021
Sisters of Christian Charity: Sister Maria Assumpta Shurer, Sister Joan Daniel Healy, and Sister Mary Edward Spohrer ~ Trustee Award
Dr. Donald Shaw ~ Physician
Thelma White ~ President’s
Past Award Recipients:
Dr. Donald J. Leathers ~ Physician
UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers in Williamsport and Wellsboro ~ President’s
William H. and Mary “Sis” Fish ~ Philanthropist
Tim and Ruthanne Crotty ~ President’s
George and Shirley Durrwachter ~ Philanthropist
Dr. F. Ardell Thomas ~ Physician
Hudock Capital Group, LLC ~ Philanthropist
Dr. William McCauley ~ Physician
James E. Mothersbaugh ~ Trustee
Blaise Alexander ~ Philanthropist
R. Robert DeCamp ~ Trustee
Dr. Albert Liddell ~ Physician
John Troisi ~ President’s
Dr. Russell Worobec ~ Physician
Dr. John Burks ~ Physician
Dr. Joseph Calder ~ Physician
Keith Kuzio ~ President’s
John C. Lundy ~ Trustee
Ward Manufacturing ~ Philanthropist
John and Sue Young ~ President’s
Birch Phillips, Jr.
Ralph Nardi, Jr.
The President’s Award recognizes an individual or family whose service has significantly advanced the cause of philanthropy in support of the mission of UPMC Susquehanna through fundraising, leadership, and personal philanthropic support. The recipient has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of donors and volunteers for multiple fundraising projects.
The Physician Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding physician who demonstrated career-long service to patients, the medical profession and our community. Their leadership and vision have significantly advanced the delivery of care in their specialty as well as guided the growth of UPMC Susquehanna.
The Philanthropist Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual, family, or business with a proven record of exceptional generosity through direct financial support. The recipient has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, as well as encouraged others to make leadership contributions in our communities.
The Trustee Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individual(s) who have shown exemplary service, selfless giving, and commitment to the goals and mission of UPMC Susquehanna. The recipient has made significant contributions as a trustee for the betterment of their health system and community.