Emanuel Makros

Therapist of the Year Award

The Emanuel Makros Therapist of the Year Award is awarded by the MSRC Board of Directors to the Respiratory Care Practitioner of the Year. The Makros Award is given in memory of the late Emanuel Makros of Boston, who, although terminally ill, continued to work at his profession giving exemplary care to his patients and in general upholding the highest ideals of the profession of Respiratory Care. The Emanuel Makros Award has been given annually since 1975. Individuals nominated for this award are those who exemplify our profession and who:

  1. Are member of the Massachusetts Society for Respiratory Care (or AARC),
  2. Have at least two years experience in the field at any level beyond the student,
  3. Display exceptional skill, judgment and empathy in dealing with patients,
  4. Support the reputation and ideals of the field of Respiratory Care in a positive manner through example and interactions with the public,
  5. Who is an active member in the profession,
  6. Is involved in respiratory therapy activities within the community that allow for service to the community, e.g., active within the local Lung Association, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, or other health-related organizations,
  7. Is involved in community activities that do not include the above health-related activities, e.g., Girl and Boy Scouts, Girl and Boys Club, YMCA/YWCA.

Because of the nature of the award, the recipient should have a blending of the above guidelines as part of his/her professional profile.

 
 
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2017
EMANUEL MAKROS AWARDee
Stephen Hamilton, RRT-NPS

 

1970's Awardees

1975 - Richard Enos
1976 - Andre Perlo
1977 - Charlie Fezzie
1978 - Cheryl Vitale
1979 - Information not available

1980's Awardees

1980 - Information not available
1981 - Joan Tourigney
1982 - Linda Nelson
1983 - William Goding
1984 - Tony Traino
1985 - Chuck Cosgrove
1986 - Mary Briggs
1987 - Robert Simmons
1988 - Julie Ely
1989 - Jackie Long Goding

1990's Awardees

1990 - Glen Low
1991 - John Thompson
1992 - Chris Hirsch
1993 - Elizabeth Brown
1994 - Lynn Sullivan
1995 - William McGarry
1996 - William McDonald
1997 - Gina Farquharson
1998 - Michael Jackson
1999 - Cindy Bowman

 

2000's Awardees

2000 - Madeleine MacCallum
2001 - Stella Farquharson
2002 - Peggy Robart
2003 - Brenda Laurie
2004 - Kevin Griffin
2005 - Valeri-Ann Bolduc
2006 - Armand Riendeau
2007 - Daniel Jones
2008 - Lauren Perlman
2009 - Laura Lusky

2010's Awardees

2010 - Justine McCauley
2011 - Kevin Strong
2012 - Denise Aveni
2013 - Denise McGarry
2014 - Winston Cook
2015 - Paul Nuccio
2016 - Charles O'Donnell
2017 - Stephen Hamilton