|2005 Dr. Holmes Rolston, III|
University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Philosophy, Colorado State University.
|2004 Dr. Ralph Hirschmann|
Rao Makineni Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania.
|2003 Dr. Janet Rowley|
Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor; Department of Human Genetics, The University of Chicago.
|2002 Dr. Ruth Patrick|
Professor; The Francis Boyer Chair of Limnology of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.
|2001 Dr. Michael E. DeBakey|
Physician - Surgeon; Chancellor Emeritus, Baylor College of Medecine, Houston, TX.
|2000 Dr. Peter C. Doherty|
Professor and Chairman, Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN. Nobel Laureate in Medecine (1996).
|1999 Dr. Charles H. Townes|
Professor in the Graduate School, the University of California at Berkeley; Inventor of the maser and laser; Nobel Laureate in Physics (1964).
|1998 Dr. Francis S. Collins|
Physician - Geneticist; Director, National Center for Human Genome Research
|1997 Dr. Peter H. Raven|
Director, Missouri Botanical Garden; Engelmann Professor of Botany at Washington University.
|1996 Dr. Maxine F. Singer|
President, Carnegie Institution of Washington; Scientist Emeritus, Laboratory of Biochemistry, Division of Cancer Biology and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
|1995 Dr. Victor A. McKusick|
Founder president of the Human Genome Organization; pioneer in bringing genetics into the mainstream of clinical medicine; University Professor of Medical Genetics at The Johns Hopkins University and Physician at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
|1993 Dr. Phillip A. Sharp|
Discoverer of RNA splicing; Salvadore E. Lauria Professor and Head, Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; former director of the Center for Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nobel Laureate in Medicine (1993).
|1968 Dr. Alfred M. Bongiovanni|
Specialist in glands and growth problems in children; Physician-in-Chief at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the William H. Bennett Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , Philadelphia.
|1965 Dr. Charles A. Hufnagel|
Pioneer in Cardiovascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
|1963 Major Robert M. White, U.S.A.F.|
Pilot, X-15 Experimental Research Aircraft, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
|1961 Dr. James A. Shannon|
Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
|1960 Dr. William J. Thaler|
United States Navy Research Physicist.
|1955 Dr. James B. Macelwane, S.J.|
Director of the Department of Geophysics at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.
|1954 Dr. Frank M. Piasecki|
President, Piasecki Aircraft Corporation, Philadelphia.
|1946 Dr. John C. Hubbard|
Professor of Physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
|1943 Dr. George Speri Sperti|
Director, Institutum Divi Thomae, Cincinnati, Ohio.
|1942 Dr. Joseph A. Becker|
Research Physicist of Bell Telephone Laboratories.
|1941 Dr. Eugene M. K. Geiling|
Professor of Pharmacology, University of Chicago.
|1940 Dr. Petrus J.W. Debye|
Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University; Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (1936).
|1939 Rev. John Montgomery Cooper, Ph.D.|
Professor of Anthropology, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
|1938 Dr. Thomas Parran|
Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service.
|1937 Rev. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J.|
Paleontologist with the National Geological Survey of China.
|1936 Rev. Julius Arthur Nieuwland, C.S.C.|
Professor of Chemistry at the University of Notre Dame.
|1935 Dr. Francis Owen Rice|
Professor of Chemistry at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
|1934 Abbé Georges Lemaître, Ph.D., D.Sc.|
Professor of Astro-Physics at the Catholic University of Louvain.
|1933 Dr. Hugh Stott Taylor, F.R.S.L.|
Chairman of the Chemistry Department, Princeton University.
|1932 Dr. Francis P. Garvan|
President of the Chemical Foundation of America, New York.
|1931 Dr. Karl F. Herzfeld|
Professor of Physics at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
|1930 Dr. Albert F. Zahm|
Pioneer in Aeronautics; Director of Aeronautical Research in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
|1929 Dr. John A. Kolmer|
Professor of Medicine at Temple University Medical School, Director, Research Institute of Cutaneous Medicine, Philadelphia.
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