The Arthur Schaible Anatomy Award

Arthur Schaible

Dr. Arthur Schaible was a prominent interior Alaska surgeon who came to the state in1938 to head the Alaska Native Health Services Hospital at Tanana. In 1941, he moved to Fairbanks and remained associated with the Fairbanks Clinic until his retirement in 1971. He had a long association with the University of Alaska, which included serving on the Board of Regents from 1961 until 1969.

Criteria for The Arthur Schaible Anatomy Award

The student that best demonstrates excellence in Human Gross Anatomy is chosen as the recipient of the award. Excellence is determined according to objective and subjective criteria.

  • Objective measurements - Total scores on written, oral, and laboratory examinations. The awardee must receive Honors in Gross Anatomy, but does not necessarily have the highest grade in the class.
  • Subjective measurements - Excellence in Anatomy is demonstrated not only by test scores, but also by the quality of dissections, participation in class activities, and interaction with other classmates. The recipient must exemplify excellence in Anatomy by mastering dissection, showing leadership in the laboratory, and enthusiastically participating in all related anatomy class activities.
Recipients of The Arthur Schaible Anatomy Award 
2015Tyler Denman
2001Lisa Chiou
2014Erik Woelber
2000Mike Bensler
2013 Tyler Berliner
1999 Ty R. Vincent
2012 Stephen Wall
1998 Erik G. VanEaton
2011 Shannon Son
1998 Roy D. Loewenstein
2010 Nancy Bishop
1997 Erik Kubial
2009 Matthew Hand
1996 Ryan McGhan
2009 Katherine Senter
1995 Sohrab Gollogly
2008 Tiffany Kelly
1994 Michael Starks
2007 Abraham Tsigonis
1993 Karen McCreary
2006 Janelle Dubbins
1992 William Joseph Dittrich
2005 Jeremy Wood
1991 Stephen Michael Wahl
2004 Jeffery Knox
1990 Anya Jean Maier
2003 Jacob Gray
1987 Stephen Alberts
2002 Aric Christal
1986 James Clyde Foxworthy