June 9, 2019

Foundation says Farewell to Samantha Popejoy

On 3 May 2019, the Foundation bade a fond farewell to Grant Writer, Samantha Popejoy at the Quarterly Board meeting.  Beginning her work at the Museum as a Graduate Intern in Museum Science, Samantha quickly made herself at home getting to know the staff and the Museum.  Her bright personality, quick grasp, and innovative ideas were soon to have positive impacts across the Museum.  As her Internship came to a close, the Foundation employed her […]
June 9, 2019

Neel Award Ceremony for 2018 winner

On 3 May 2019, the Foundation Board celebrated the 2018 Neel Award winner at a ceremony in conjunction with the Quarterly Board meeting.  Vanessa M. Schulman won the prize for her essay entitled “J. J. Woodward, the Philadelphia Centennial, and Medical Imaging in Nineteenth Century America.”  Board Chairman, Dan Perugini, made the award presentation on behalf of  the Foundation.  In addition to the plaque, the award includes a $1000 prize and the article will be […]
April 4, 2019

Foundation establishes COL Basil Pruitt and COL Beth LaNoue Memorial Funds – 2 April 2019

The recent passing of COL(Ret) Basil Pruitt, Jr and COL (Ret) Beth LaNoue inspired the AMEDD Museum Foundation executive committee to establish memorial funds in honor of them both. The funds donated in honor of Dr. Pruitt will be used for an exhibit of the advances in medicine flowing from his work at the Army’s Institute for Surgical Research, and the committee’s donations in honor of Beth LaNoue fund will be used to support ongoing […]
September 25, 2018

Foundation supports MEDCOM Best Medic 2018 Competition

On Thursday, 20 September 2018, the Museum Foundation hosted breakfast for 27 candidate teams, cadre, chain of command, and family members to mark the completion of the 2018 Army Best Medic Competition.  The annual competition took place at Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, Texas, and wrapped up on Wednesday, 19 September. The winners were announced Thursday at an award ceremony at the Army Medical Department Center and School at Ft Sam Houston. The winners […]
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