Physician of the Year Award

Congratulations Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD on being named the 2021 WMS Physician of the Year!

Thank you Dr. Harrist for your outstanding dedication to the medical community in Wyoming!

2021

Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD – Cheyenne

2020

James Naramore, MD ~ Gillette

2019

Stephen Brown, MD ~ Casper

2018

Howard Wilson, MD ~ Thermopolis

2017

Sigsbee Duck, MD ~ Rock Springs

2016

Mike Tracy, MD ~ Powell

2015

Wes Hiser, MD ~ Casper

2014

Richard Hillman, MD ~ Cheyenne

2013

Lawrence Jenkins, MD ~ Laramie

2012

John Lunt, MD ~ Saratoga

2011

Willard Woods, MD ~ Wheatland

2010

Nicholas Morris, MD ~ Powell

2009

Brent D. Sherard, MD ~ Cheyenne

2008

Kayo Smith, MD ~ Torrington

2007

Seymour Thickman, MD ~ Sheridan

2006

J. Stephen Sloan, MD ~ Green River

2005

Jim Little, MD ~ Jackson

2004

Robert Fagnant, MD ~ Rock Springs

2003

Robert Kanard, MD ~ Cheyenne

2002

Larry Meuli, MD ~ Cheyenne

2001

Larry Kirven, MD ~ Buffalo

2000, 1999
NO AWARD SPONSORED
1998-1990
  • Daniel Klein, MD ~ Laramie (1998)
  • John H. Babson, MD ~ Cheyenne (1997)
  • Thomas Spicer, MD ~ Rock Springs (1996)
  • Frederick Deiss, MD ~ Casper (1995)
  • Jerome Behrens, MD ~ Casper (1994) (refused award)
  • John A. Barrasso, MD ~ Casper (1993)
  • Timothy Hallinan, MD ~ Gillette (1992)
  • William Bennett, MD ~ Laramie (1991)
  • Lee K. Hermann, MD ~ Cody (1990) 
1989-1980
  • Harry B. Tipton, MD ~ Lander (1989)
  • Walter G. Saunders, MD ~ Sheridan (1988)
  • Silvio Giovale, MD ~ Cheyenne (1987)
  • Ronald R. Lund, MD ~ Casper (1986)
  • Donald F. Mahnke, MD ~ Casper (1985) 
  • Thomas Johnston, MD ~ Pinedale (1984) 
  • Eric J. Wedell, MD ~ Cheyenne (1983)
  • Lloyd R. Evans, MD ~ Laramie (1982) 
  • Fenworth M. Downing, MD ~ Sheridan (1981)
  • John A. Knebel, MD ~ Buffalo (1980)
1979-1970
  • Howard T. Willson, MD ~ Basin (1979)
  • James E. Stoetzel, MD ~ Pine Bluffs (1978)
  • William A. Hinrichs, MD ~ Douglas (1977)
  • Roy W. Holmes, MD ~ Casper (1976) 
  • Paul R. Yedinak, MD ~ Rock Springs (1975) 
  • Loran Brown Morgan, MD ~ Torrington (1974)
  • Gerald W. Rounsborg, MD ~ Torrington (1973) 
  • John J. Corbett, MD ~ Casper (1972) 
  • Fred J. Araas, MD ~ Sheridan (1971) 
  • Ray K. Christensen, MD ~ Powell (1970) 
1969-1961
  • Thomas A. Nicholas, MD ~ Buffalo (1969)
  • Harry B. Durham, Jr., MD ~ Casper (1968) 
  • Orson Dee Perkes, MD ~ Afton (1967) 
  • Harry E. Stuckenhoff, MD ~ Casper (1966)
  • Herbert L. Harvey, MD ~ Casper (1965) 
  • W. Jeffrey, MD ~ Rawlins (1964) 
  • Benjamin Gitlitz, MD ~ Thermopolis (1963) 
  • Walter E. Reckling, MD ~ Lusk (1962) 
  • Donald G. MacLeod, MD ~ Jackson (1961)