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2019 Award Winners

Each year, the American Urological Association honors the contributions of physician researchers and educators to the field of medicine, the specialty of urology, and the AUA. Access the list of previous honorees.

Congratulations to the 2019 honorees!

Ramon Guiteras Award

Arthur D. Smith, MD
For establishing through innovation and disseminating through education a new paradigm for the minimally invasive management of nephrolithiasis

Hugh Hampton Young Award

Paul F. Schellhammer, MD
For outstanding contributions to urologic oncology, especially prostate cancer, and for tireless devotion to physician and patient education 

Gold Cystoscope Award

Trinity J. Bivalacqua, MD
For innovative translational research and significant contributions to the fields of sexual dysfunction and urologic oncology

Lifetime Achievement Award

W. Bedford Waters, MD
For advancing urologic oncology and inspiring diversity in the field of urology

Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award

H. Ballentine Carter, MD
For outstanding contributions in the field of prostate cancer, specifically in the areas of PSA screening and surveillance

Victor A. Politano Award

Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, MMHC
For outstanding contributions to female pelvic medicine, the science of urodynamics and neurourology, and surgical techniques for genitourinary reconstruction

William P. Didusch Art History Award

John M. Barry, MD
For outstanding artistic line drawings and photographs used in publications, and for designing original urologic emblems

Distinguished Contribution Award

Steven C. Campbell, MD, PhD
For seminal research in the field of urologic oncology, especially in the area of renal neoplasia

Distinguished Contribution Award

James A. Eastham, MD
For the treatment of prostate cancer and research on improving surgical outcomes including restoring normal urinary and sexual function

Distinguished Contribution Award

Robert M. Sweet, MD
For the systematic study, design and critical evaluation of surgical simulation in the field of urologic education

Distinguished Service Award

Kevin R. Loughlin, MD, MBA
For outstanding leadership and support of the missions of the AUA, New England Section and the American Board of Urology

Distinguished Service Award

Randall B. Meacham, MD
For an outstanding career of service to the AUA Board, South Central Section, and ACGME Urology Residency Review Committee

Distinguished Service Award

J. Stuart Wolf Jr., MD
For significant advancement through leadership and dedication to the Science and Quality of the AUA

Gold-Headed Cane Award

R. John D'A. Honey, MD
For pioneering work in endourologic procedures and educating a generation of residents and fellows in minimally invasive urology

Presidential Citation

E. David Crawford, MD
For his tireless role in genitourinary cancer research that has benefited countless urologic cancer patients

Presidential Citation

Fernando J.W. Kim, MD, MBA
For advancements in robotic surgery and building relationships with the Brazilian and Portuguese urologic communities

Presidential Citation

Sushil S. Lacy, MD
For tireless care of urologic patients, exemplary service to the AUA, and mentorship of young urologists, and for training and educating generations of urologists in trauma and reconstruction

Presidential Citation

Elizabeth R. Mueller, MD, MS
For contributions in founding the field of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and substantial research in this area

Presidential Citation

Hadley M. Wood, MD
For founding the field of genitourinary congenitalism and improving the quality of patient care in this new area

Presidential Citation

Lori Agbonkhese
For her instrumental role in developing AUA international relations and the initial Urology Core Curriculum



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