Congratulations to the 2019-2020 University Founders Week Honorees

Each year, Creighton University bestows awards during the University Founders Week to outstanding men and women who have made an impact to our campus and community.

This year’s honorees will be celebrated at the Annual Founders Day Awards Ceremony and Convocation Address on Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the Mike and Josie Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium at 3:30 pm.

This year’s honorees include:

Charles F. and Mary C. Heider Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Robin Farias-Eisner, MD, PhD, MBA, FACOG
Director of the Hereditary Cancer Center; Professor, School of Medicine

Dr. Oscar S. Belzer Endowed Chair in Dentistry
Hardeep K. Chehal, DDS
Professor of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry

Anna and Don Waite Chair in Jesuit Education
The Rev. Roy J.J. Pereira, SJ
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India

The Distinguished Service Staff Award
Ann M. O’Dowd
Associate Director, Business Office

The Distinguished Service Faculty Award
Anne C. Ozar, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences

Distinguished Service Administrator Award
Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Dean, Graduate School and College of Professional Studies
Professor of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality Award Presentations (St. Ignatius Award)
Colleen Chiacchere, MEd, MS
Director, Magis Catholic Teacher Corps, College of Arts and Sciences

Join us on Feb. 4 to celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s honorees.