Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal, which recognizes distinguished service to chemistry by women chemists.


  • 2021 - Carol J. Burns
  • 2020 - Caroline Chick Jarrold
  • 2019 - Lisa McElwee-White
  • 2018 - Valerie J. Kuck
  • 2017 - Barbara J. Finlayson-Pitts
  • 2016 - Annie B. Kersting
  • 2015 - Angela K. Wilson
  • 2014 - Marsha I. Lester
  • 2013 - Susan M. Kauzlarich
  • 2012 - Sue B. Clark
  • 2011 - Sherry J. Yennello
  • 2010 - Judith C. Giordan
  • 2009 - Kathlyn A. Parker
  • 2008 - Elizabeth C. Theil
  • 2007 - Laura L. Kiessling
  • 2006 - Lila M. Gierasch
  • 2005 - Frances H. Arnold
  • 2004 - Sandra C. Greer
  • 2003 - Martha Greenblatt
  • 2002 - Marion C. Thurnauer
  • 2001 - Susan S. Taylor
  • 2000 - F. Ann Walker
  • 1999 - Cynthia A. Maryanoff
  • 1998 - Joanna S. Fowler
  • 1997 - Karen W. Morse
  • 1996 - Geraldine L. Richmond
  • 1995 - Angelica M. Stacy
  • 1994 - Barbara J. Garrison
  • 1993 - Edith M. Flanigen
  • 1992 - Jacqueline K. Barton
  • 1991 - Cynthia M. Friend
  • 1990 - Darleane C. Hoffman
  • 1989 - Kathleen C. Taylor
  • 1988 - Marye Anne Fox
  • 1987 - Janet G. Osteryoung
  • 1986 - Jeanette G. Grasselli
  • 1985 - Catherine C. Fenselau
  • 1984 - Martha L. Ludwig
  • 1983 - Ines Mandl
  • 1982 - Sara Jane Rhoads
  • 1981 - Elizabeth K. Weisburger
  • 1980 - Helen M. Free
  • 1979 - Jenny P. Glusker
  • 1978 - Madeleine M. Joullié
  • 1977 - Marjorie G. Horning
  • 1976 - Isabella L. Karle
  • 1975 - Marjorie C. Caserio
  • 1974 - Joyce J. Kaufman
  • 1973 - Mary L. Good
  • 1972 - Jean'ne M. Shreeve
  • 1971 - Mary Fieser
  • 1970 - Ruth R. Benerito
  • 1969 - Sofia Simmonds
  • 1968 - Gertrude B. Elion
  • 1967 - Marjorie J. Vold
  • 1966 - Mary L. Peterman
  • 1965 - Gertrude E. Perlmann
  • 1964 - Birgit Vennesland
  • 1963 - Mildred Cohn
  • 1962 - Helen M. Dyer
  • 1961 - Sarah Ratner
  • 1960 - Mary L. Caldwell
  • 1959 - Dorothy V. Nightingale
  • 1958 - Arda A. Green
  • 1957 - Lucy W. Pickett
  • 1956 - Allene R. Jeanes
  • 1955 - Grace Medes
  • 1954 - Betty Sullivan
  • 1953 - Leonora N. Bilger
  • 1952 - Gladys A. Emerson
  • 1951 - Katherine B. Blodgett
  • 1950 - Pauline Beery Mack
  • 1949 - Agnes Fay Morgan
  • 1948 - Gerty T. Cori
  • 1947 - Mary Lura Sherrill
  • 1946 - Icie G. Macy-Hoobler
  • 1942 - Florence B. Seibert
  • 1940 - Mary E. Pennington
  • 1937 - Emma P. Carr