Mississippi College

Annual Chemistry Department Distinguished Alumnus Award

2012

Dr. C. Glenn Barnes, Analytical Advisor for Microscopy and X-ray at Albemarle Corporation.

2011

Dr. David Magers, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Mississippi College.

2010

Dr. Randall Easterling, is in private practice with River Region Health System and serves as medical director for Marian Hill Chemical Dependency Unit.  He served as the 2009-2010 President of the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA).

2009

Dr. Bradford Therrell, Jr., Professor Dept. of Pediatrics, UTHSCSA Director, National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center (NNSGRC).

2008

Dr. Lewis Metts, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board and co-founder of Taxolog, Inc.

2007

Dr. Jasper McPhail, Retired Cardiovascular Surgeon.

2006

Mr. Louis Lau, Chairman Emeritus of AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc.

2005

Mr. David Summers, Director of Global Research and Development for Analytical Sciences, Dow Chemical Company.

2004

Dr. James Holland, Radiologist (retired), formerly Chairman, Department of Radiology, Trinity Medical Center, Carrollton, TX.

2003

Dr. Samuel L. Maxwell, Jr, Radiologist, St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, CA.

2002

Samuel D. Anderson, Chairman of the Board, Hycor Biomedical.  Former Senior Vice President, Hyland Division of Baxter Laboratories, CEO and Chairman of Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, President and CEO of Trancel Corporation. Also, currently serves on the boards of Cypress Bioscience, Inc. and Seracare Life Sciences.

2001

Dr. John W. Legg, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Mississippi College. 

2000

Dr. Daniel W. Jones, Langford Professor of Medicine, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs & Dean of the School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center. 

1999

Dr. Roy Alfred Berry, Jr., Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Millsaps College. 

1998

Dr. Anselm C. Griffin, III, Chairman, School of Textile and Fiber Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).  Formerly Bennett Distinguished Professor and Provost, University of Southern Mississippi. 

1997

Dr. Archie H. Germany, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Mississippi College. 

1996

Dr. G. Dale Smith, President of Greenbriar Construction Company. 

1995

Dr. Connie McCaa, Professor of Opthalmology and Biochemistry and Chief of Staff, University of Mississippi Medical Center. 

1994

Ray E. Hannah, President of Porex Technologies. 

1993

Dr. Wayne Goodman, Welch Professor of Chemistry, Texas A&M University. Also, recipient of the ACS Ipatieff Medal, the Arthur W. Adamson Award, and the Kendall Award. 

1992

Dr. George Butler, Professor and Director of the Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Florida and recipient of the ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry.

Positions Held by Mississippi College Chemistry Alumni

President:
Alpha Therapeutics
College of American Pathologists
Matcote Corporation
National Cotton Council
Porex Technologies
Whatman Corporation

Director:
Dow Chemical, Research Division
Monsanto, Research and Development
National Science Foundation, Fellowships
Shell Oil Company, American Operations
Texas Department of Health, Chemical Services Division
U.S. Pipe, Chemical Research

Government:
Environmental Protection Agency, Head of Organic Chemicals
Presidential Citation for space capsule heat shields

Awards/ Honors:
American Chemical Society
Ipatieff Metal in Catalysis
Kendall Award in Surface Chemistry
Arthur W. Adamson Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Surface Chemistry
Award in Polymer Chemistry
Honorary doctorates (at least 4)
Mississippi College Alumnus of the Year
Made-for-television movie

Medical Profession:
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oral Roberts University
President, American Board of Pathologists
Chief of Staff, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Vice Chancellor, University of Mississippi Medical Center
President, Mississippi Medical Association
Chancellor, University of Mississippi

Vice President:
Armstrong Industries
Belhaven
Cambridge University, England
Mercer University
Millsaps College
Mississippi College
Phillips Petroleum
Prudential Securities
Shell Oil
University of Florida
University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of Notre Dame
University of Pittsburgh

Faculty:
Belhaven College
Carson Newman
Citadel
Delta State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Louisiana State University
Mercer University
Millsaps College
Mississippi College
Mississippi State University
Mississippi University for Women
Oral Roberts University
Texas A&M University
Tulane University
University of Arkansas
University of California
University of Florida

University of Mississippi
University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of Nevada
University of North Carolina
University of Notre Dame
University of Pittsburgh
University of Southern Mississippi
University of Tennessee

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