The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has proudly recognized individuals and organizations that carry on the legacy of Major Jonathan Letterman’s innovation and service to wounded warriors with the Letterman Award.
Do you know someone who carries on Letterman’s legacy today. Nominate them for the Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award.
COL Jonathan M. Kissane has been recognized as the singular greatest driver of innovation in medical logistics.More
COL Mabry contributed to the development of the Combat Application Tourniquet, brought about landmark changes in the Army’s Combat Lifesaver Program.More
COL Holcomb redesigned the evacuation system for wounded soldiers and advocated for the Joint Theater Trauma Registry to help standardize medical care.More
Distinguished by her tireless work for the rights and well-being of patients, Colonel Laura Brosch is both a great leader and a great adviser in the field of military medicine.More
2013 Letterman Award recipient Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer is an internationally recognized health care thought leader and change agent.More
Known for his wartime vision and practices, Colonel Shriver, devised an innovative method of closing severe abdominal wounds.More
Vandre recognized the significant potential that tissue engineering and regenerative medicine could have in improving the lives of wounded warriors.More
The single largest funder of the transplant of intact vascularized body parts, such as hands and faces.More
The United States Army Institute of Surgical Research is the Army’s lead research laboratory for improving the care of combat casualties.More
2013 Letterman Award Winner, TATRC creates medical technology that has transformed the delivery of health careMore
The Military Amputee Research Program (MARP) works to optimize recovery of Service Members after traumatic limb loss.More
JTAPIC analyzes injury and operational data, highlighting vulnerabilities so they can be addressed.More