Each year Hands Across the Americas honors an individual or individuals who give their valuable time and professional talents to the needy in communities in the United States and abroad.
Past Humanitarian Award Recipients
Hector M. Tarraza, M.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of OB/GYN at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., MD., Director of the Craniofacial Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology and Plastic Surgery and Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Maria Gisella Alvarez, R.N.C., B.S.N., Patient Care Coordinator for the Medical Surgical Unit at Mercy Medical Center and Creator of the Global Outreach Donation Center at Mercy Medical Center
John William Little, MD, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Georgetown University; Chief of Plastic Surgery, Medstar Health's Center of Ambulatory Surgery, Inc.
Fernando Bohorques, MD, Surgeon, St. Joseph Hospital Arnaldo Garro, MD, Otolaryngologist
Ivan Garcia, MD, Ophthalmologist, William McConnell, MD, Internist, Marcio Menendez, MD, Cardiologist, Chief of Medicine, St. Clare Medical Outreach.