The Satava Award

From 2014: Jim Westwood, Richard Satava, Henry Fuchs, Ramin Shahidi, Heinz Lemke, Richard Robb, Kirby Vosburgh, LeRoy Heinrichs, and Michael Ackerman (Photo: Stefan Marks)

The Satava Award was established in 1995 to acknowledge the pioneering vision of Richard M. Satava MD FACS, its first recipient. It was then presented at each following conference to an individual or research group demonstrating exceptional commitment to the improvement of healthcare through advanced technology.

Satava Award Recipients

  • Richard M. Satava MD FACS (1995)
  • Michael J. Ackerman PhD & Victor M. Spitzer PhD, for the Visible Human Project (1996)
  • Henry Fuchs PhD (1997)
  • Gerhard F. Buess MD (1998)
  • Faina Shtern MD (1999)
  • Dave Warner MD PhD (2000)
  • Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab), University of Washington (2001)
  • Stanford University Medical Media & Information Technologies (SUMMIT) (2002)
  • Richard A. Robb PhD (2003)
  • Steven L. Dawson MD (2004)
  • Brenda K. Wiederhold PhD MBA BCIA (2005)
  • Nigel W. John PhD (2006)
  • Naoki Suzuki PhD (2007)
  • Alan Liu PhD & Mark Bowyer MD (2008)
  • Helene M. Hoffman PhD (2009)
  • Kirby G. Vosburgh PhD (2011)
  • Albert “Skip” Rizzo PhD (2012)
  • Alexander Tsiaras (2013)
  • Ramin Shahidi PhD (2014)
  • Anthony Gallagher PhD (2016)