PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville President Emeritus William H. Owens was named the John A. Strosnider, D.O., Memorial Lecturer.
Owens, who served as president of the university from 1985-1997, was instrumental in the early development of the medical school.
The award acknowledges his service to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) and the osteopathic medical profession. The award, which is presented annually, was established in honor of Strosnider, the medical school’s founding dean. Previous recipients include G. Chad Perry, Burlin Coleman, Bennie Ray Bailey and Paul Patton.