Honors and Awards

Lucile Adams-Campbell, professor of oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center and associate director of minority health and health disparities research at Georgetown’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named a Legacy Laureate at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Adams-Campbell holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She earned a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Eve J. Higginbotham, senior vice president and executive dean of health sciences at Howard University, received the Heed Award from the American Academy of Opthalmology. She is the first woman to earn the award in its 45-year history.

Dr. Higginbotham holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MIT and is a graduate of Harvard Medical School.

Elaine R. Jones, retired president and director-counsel emeritus of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, was named the recipient of the 2011 Thurgood Marshall Award from the American Bar Association. Jones is a graduate of Howard University and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Joan Archie, executive director of construction compliance at the University of Chicago Medical Center, was named compliance officer of the year by Black Contractors United.

H. Richard Milner IV, the Betts Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University, won the 2010 Carl A. Grant Multicultural Research Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education.

Dr. Milner holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from South Carolina State University. He holds a second master’s degree and a doctorate in educational policy from Ohio State University.

David R. Jones, the CEO of CastleOak Securities, received the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Boston University School of Management.

Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Boston University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.