Hall of Fame

kent state university college of Podiatric medicine inducted three new members into Hall of fame society and recognized alumna for her generous gift

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine inducted three new members into the College's Hall of Fame Society: Barry L. Scurran, DPM, class of 1973 and G. "Dock" Dockery, DPM, class of 1976 and Morton M. Polokoff, DPM, class of 1932. The KSUCPM Hall of Fame recognizes distinguished alumni who display dedication to the College of Podiatric Medicine and contribute to achievements within the podiatric medical community.

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine's Dean, Allan M. Boike, DPM, addressed the sponsors of the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, in appreciation of their support. The event raised $20,000 for the KSUCPM Student Scholarship Fund. Dr. Boike recognized Hall of Fame attendee and 1944 alumna, Dr. Mildred Dixon, for her support of the college displayed by the newly created $25,000 scholarship endowment fund named, The Dr. Mildred Dixon Endowed Scholarship for Podiatric Medicine Fund.

Student Nilin Rao, and graduate Dr. Dina Keeler were recognized as recipients of student awards provided by the OCPM Foundation, a presenting sponsor of the 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo this year on May 6, 2016. The college's next large event will be the celebration of their Centennial, September 16-17, 2016. 

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony benefits the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine's Student Scholarship Fund. 



College of Podiatric Medicine Hall of Fame Society
2008 Inductees Steven J. Berlin, DPM
Class of 1966
Richard A. Ransom, DPM
Class of 1972
Allan M. Spencer, DPM
Class of 1958
2009 Inductees James A. Conforti, DPM
Class of 1944
H. Darrel Darby, DPM
Class of 1956
Jeffrey M. Robbins, DPM
Class of 1976
2010 Inductees Mildred K. Dixon, DPM
Class of 1944
B. C. Egerter, DPM
Class of 1933
Earl G. Kaplan, DPM
Class of 1943
2011 Inductees Terence B. Albright, DPM
Class of 1975
William F. Munsey, DPM
Class of 1954
Hal Ornstein, DPM
Class of 1987
2012 Inductees Allan M. Boike, DPM
Class of 1982
Jerauld Ferritto, DPM
Class of 1976
Michael King, DPM
Class of 1983
2013 Inductees Timothy J. Byron, DPM
Class of 1971
Edward J. Fiffick, DPM
Class of 1959
Lawrence S. Osher, DPM
Class of 1982
2014 Inductees Bruce Blank, DPM
Class of 1987
Richard DiBacco, DPM
Class of 1967
2015 Inductees Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM Class of 1987 H. JohnVisser, DPM
Class of 1978
2016 Inductees Barry L. Scurran, DPM Class of 1973 G. "Dock" Dockery, DPM Class of 1976 Morton M. Polokoff, DPM Class of 1932















Other KSUCPM Notable Alumni

Norbert Ketai, DPM, Class of 1939
Herbert Rothfeld, DPM, Class of 1960 
Irvin Donick, DPMClass of 1963
E. W. Biggs, DPM, Class of 1969
J.Barry Johnson, DPM, Class of 1969
Steven H Glickman, DPM, Class of 1970
William Saar, DPM, Class of 1972
Myron Bodman, DPM, Class of 1976
Gary L. Dockery, DPMClass of 1976
Eric Lauf, DPM, Class of 1980 
Leslie Niehaus, DPM, Class of 1980
David Alper, DPM, Class of 1983 
Raymond S. Murano, DPM, Class of 1984
Jeffrey Frederick, DPM, Class of 1985 
Deborah Thornton, DPMClass of 1986
Scott Spencer, DPMClass of 1987 
Matthew DeMore, III, DPMClass of 1990

If you have any questions regarding the College of Podiatric Medicine Hall of Fame Society or the nomination process, please contact Alyssa Shepherd, Advancement Services Manager, at 216-916-7547 or ashephe8@kent.edu. Thank you for your continued support of our college.

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
Institutional Advancement
6000 Rockside Woods Blvd.
Independence, Ohio 44131
P: 216-916-7547
F: 216-447-1631