Past UMDNJ Honorary Degree Recipients

This list of honorary degree recipients is sortable by last name, year conferred, and degree type. Click on the title of the column to sort the list by that particular content.

Honorary Degrees Conferred by University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Since 1961

CMDNJ – College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
NJCMD – New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry
UMDNJ – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Last namesort ascending First name Year Degree School
Zapp John S. 1972 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Wissler Robert W. 1982 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Wilson Walter Armstrong 1967 NJCMD
Whitman Christine Todd 1998 LL.D. UMDNJ
Wescott Lloyd Bruce 1975 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Waksman Selman Abraham 1971 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Volker Joseph Francis 1973 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Vagelos P. Roy 1984 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Udenfriend Sidney 1979 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Tilghman Shirley M. 2005 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Temin Howard M. 1989 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Tabak Lawrence A. 2006 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Sullivan Louis W. 2002 L.H.D. UMDNJ
Stetten Jr. DeWitt 1976 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Smith Jr. The Honorable Sylvester C. 1963 SETON HALL
Slavkin Harold C. 1999 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Sinkford Jeanne Craig 1992 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Shehan The Most Reverend Lawrence Joseph 1961 SETON HALL
Selikoff Irving J. 1987 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Scott David B. 1979 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Schroeder Steven A. 2003 L.H.D. UMDNJ
Satcher David 1995 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Saporito Louis A. 1972 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Sabin Albert B. 1988 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Rubinstein Ellis 2006 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Ritter Bruce 1985 L.H.D. UMDNJ
Rice Dorothy 1979 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Reynolds Richard C. 1997 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Popper Hans 1981 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Petersdorf Robert G. 1995 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Pellegrino Edmund Daniel 1973 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Paffenbarger George Corbly 1975 D.Sc. CMDNJ
O’Connor The Most Reverend Martin J. 1964 SETON HALL
Osborn June E. 1989 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Olsen Bjorn R. 2000 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Olden Kenneth 2004 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Nirenberg Marshall W. 1988 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Netter Frank H. 1981 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Nash Jr. John Forbes 2008 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Millis John Schoof 1974 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Milgrom Felix 1991 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Merrifield Robert Bruce 1985 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Merck Albert W. 1993 L.H.D. UMDNJ
McLean Lionel Deckle 1973 L.H.D. CMDNJ
McGovern The Honorable George 2001 L.H.D. UMDNJ
McCarrick Most Reverend Theodore E. 1994 L.H.D. UMDNJ
McCallum Charles A. 1993 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Mayer Jean 1983 D.Sc. UMDNJ
Mase Darrel J. 1981 D.Sc. CMDNJ
Mandel Irwin D. 1981 D.Sc. CMDNJ

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