NEW CONCORD, OHIO – JUNE 23, 2014 – A highlight of Muskingum University’s 2014 Alumni Weekend, held June 20 – 22 on the campus, was the presentation on June 20 of the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) to Wiley W. Souba, Jr. in recognition of his personal and professional achievements. The award is the university’s highest alumni honor.
Sponsored by the Muskingum University Alumni Council, the DSA recognizes and honors alumni who have distinguished themselves through their professional endeavors and exemplary services to society. Any living Muskingum graduate or former student is eligible to receive this award.
Wiley W. Souba, Jr .’75
Dr. Wiley “Chip” Souba’s is the vice president for health affairs and dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, where he also holds faculty appointments as professor of surgery and professor of business administration in the Tuck School of Business. Previously, he served as the dean of medicine at The Ohio State University and on the medical school faculties at Penn State University College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Souba graduated from Muskingum summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School Houston, a doctoral degree in nutritional biochemistry from the Harvard School of Public Health and an MBA from Boston University.
He has published three books and nearly 500 articles, abstracts, papers, and book chapters. Dr. Souba has also served as editorial chair of the American College of Surgeons’ journal Surgery and as co-editor of the Journal of Surgical Research. Included in his many honors is an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Muskingum.
Dr. Souba is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. He and his wife Lynne reside in Hanover, New Hampshire, and are the parents of Matthew and Julie.
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