ADLM Past President's Award

This award is given each year to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine’s (ADLM, formerly AACC) immediate past president to honor his or her important contributions to the field of clinical laboratory science throughout his or her career and to acknowledge the recipient's many contributions to ADLM.

Although historical records do not indicate when the award originated, ADLM’s Past Presidents and the year in which they served as ADLM President, are listed below.

Congratulations to the 2023 Winner

Stephen R. Master, MD, PhD, FADLM

Stephen R. Master, MD, PhD, FADLM

Dr. Stephen Master is Chief of the Division of Laboratory Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He also serves as Medical Director of the Michael Palmieri Laboratory for Metabolic and Advanced Diagnostics at CHOP, as well as Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Master received his undergraduate degree in molecular biology from Princeton University, and his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He then proceeded to a residency in Clinical Pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he also served as Chief Resident in Clinical Pathology. Dr. Master’s recent professional focus has centered on the use of LC-MS/MS for biomarker discovery and measurement (both in proteomics and metabolomics) as well as on the use of bioinformatics and machine learning for laboratory medicine. Dr. Master served as the 2021-22 AACC President.

Previous Winners

2022 - David G. Grenache, PhD, DABCC
2021 - Carmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC, FADLM
2019 - Dennis J. Dietzen, PhD
2018 - Michael J. Bennett, PhD
2017 - Patricia Jones, PhD
2016 - David D. Koch, PhD
2015 - Steven H. Wong, PhD
2014 - Robert H. Christenson, PhD
2013 - Greg Miller, PhD
2012 - Ann Gronowski, PhD
2011 - Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler, PhD
2010 - Barbara M. Goldsmith, PhD
2009 - Larry Broussard, PhD
2008 - Gary L. Myers, PhD, FACB
2006 - John E. Sherwin, PhD
2005 - Mitchell Scott, PhD
2004 - Thomas P. Moyer, PhD
2003 - Susan A. Evans, PhD
2002 - Mary Lou Gantzer, PhD
2001 - Larry Kricka, PhD
2000 - Frank A. Sedor, PhD
1999 - K. Michael Parker, PhD
1998 - Stephen E. Kahn, PhD
1997 - Laurence M. Demers, PhD
1996 - Mary F. Burritt, PhD
1995 - Peter Wilding, PhD
1994 - Lawrence M. Killingsworth, PhD
1993 - Lemuel J. Bowie, Phd
1992 - Basil T. Doumas, PhD
1991 - Karen L. Nickel, PhD
1990 - Helen M. Free, DSc
1989 - Carl A. Burtis, PhD
1988 - Theodore Peters, PhD
1987 - Robert L. Habig, PhD
1986 - Jack H. Ladenson, PhD
1985 - Kurt M. Dubowski, PhD
1984 - Gerald R. Cooper, PhD
1983 - Gary A. Zimmerman, PhD
1982 - Jocelyn M. Hicks, PhD
1981 - Paige K. Besch, PhD
1980 - Donald S. Young, PhD
1979 - Albert Dietz, PhD
1978 - Nathan Gochman, PhD
1977 - Norbet W. Tietz, PhD
1976 - Royden N. Rand, PhD
1975 - Morton K. Schwartz, PhD
1974 - George N. Bowers, MD
1973 - Ralph E. Thiers, PhD
1972 - Joseph H. Boutwell, MD, PhD
1971 - Alex Kaplan, PhD
1970 - Robert S. Melville, PhD
1968 - William B. Mason, PhD
1967 - Robert L. Dryer, PhD
1966 - Wendell T. Caraway, PhD
1965 - Julius Sendroy, PhD
1964 - Richard J. Henry, PhD
1963 - Miriam Reiner, PhD
1962 - David Seligson, MD, ScD
1961 - Arnold G. Ware, PhD
1960 - Ferrin B. Moreland, PhD
1959 - Oliver Gaebler
1958 - Joseph I Routh, PhD
1957 - Robert M. Hill, PhD
1956 - Otto Schales, PhD
1955 - Monroe E. Freeman, PhD
1954 - Hugh J. McDonald, DSc
1953 - Albert E. Sobel, PhD
1952 - John G. Reinhold, PhD
1951 - Harry Sabotka
1950 - Max M. Friedman, PhD