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KU Internal Medicine-Wichita honored with four Health Care Heroes Awards

KU Internal Medicine-Wichita has been honored with four Wichita Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Awards. We would like to recognize the following faculty members and departments for their dedication to helping others.

Wichita Business Journal Health Care Heros Award Winners

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Department of Internal Medicine,

Community Outreach Award

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Deb League,

director of clinical operations;

Administrative Excellence Award

Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.,

assistant professor, director of neurology clerkship; director, KU Wichita Center for Clinical Research;

Health Care Educators Award

Samuel Akidiva, M.D.,

associate professor;

International Outreach Award

Dr. Donna Sweet Inducted into Wichita State University Hall of Fame

Donna Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP was inducted into the Wichita State University Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame on Friday, Dec 6.


Induction in to the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame is in recognition of an alum’s highly significant impact on Donna-Sweetthe region and the nation. Her national and international work with HIV-positive and AIDS patients, along with her advocacy for that population, is truly inspiring.

She was inducted as part of the inaugural cohort of the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame to celebrate her work and life example in the highest possible way.

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