2023 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award

2023 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award

UW Veterans Day Ceremony to honor Dr. John Hess

By: Christen Bourgeois Date: November 8th, 2023
Image of HIPRC Core Faculty Dr. John Hess. Recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award. Photo courtesy of the University of Washington Magazine.

Originally published by UW Insider on 11/8/2023.

The University of Washington will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10th at 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the UW Seattle, Medal of Honor Memorial.

At the ceremony, the HIPRC Core Faculty member John Hess, MD, MPH, ’72 — a U.S. Army colonel — will receive the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award.

This event is OPEN to the public (no registration required). FREE on-campus parking is available in unrestricted lots and non-gated facilities. Note: In observance of Veterans Day, this Friday, November 10th is recognized as a university holiday.

To read more about Dr. John Hess and his service as a way of life, visit:

To learn more about the UW Veterans Appreciation programs, visit: