1958 - Michael Chapman

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Michael Chapman, one of the founders of modern trauma surgery, is the first medical doctor to be honored with the UC Davis Medal.

Michael W. Chapman (B.A., medical sciences, ’58), chairman emeritus of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis Medical Center, is a recipient of a 2018 UC Davis Medal, the highest honor the university bestows on individuals. Read a story about him and other medalists, and plans for a June 8 gala in Sacramento.