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The TSAHP Distinguished Service Award is presented to honor members for distinguished service to the Texas Society of Allied Health Professions. The criteria for this award are:


The Texas Society of Allied Health Professions is a professional organization, dedicated to enhancing and promoting education, research, and clinical practice of allied health professionals within the state. TSAHP provides a vital forum in which allied health educators and practitioners can address and act on mutual concerns.

  • Number of years as a TSAHP member
  • Service as a TSAHP officer and/or committee chair
  • Recognition as a leader in allied health at the local, state, and/or national levels
  • Evidence of sustained service to the allied health community


Person nominating a candidate should submit:

  • Nomination letter addressing the above criteria
  • Distinguished Service Award Information form
  • Candidate‚Äôs current curriculum vita

Nominations may be sent by fax, email or regular mail. If using mail service, the application must be postmarked by May 31st, and returned to:

Shirley McGraw

Executive Director

Department of Physician Assistant Studies
School of Medicine
301 University Boulevard
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas 77555-1345
Phone: 409-772-9565
Fax: 409-772-9710


2019 Recipient
Lori Rice Spearman