The Shingleton Award

The Shingleton Award is our highest volunteer honor. William W. Shingleton, MD, founding father and emeritus director of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the inspiration behind this prestigious award. The Shingleton Award recognizes the outstanding service and generosity of individuals committed to advancing the fight against cancer. Over the years, Duke Cancer Institute has honored many individuals, couples and families for their generosity in contributing both time and financial resources.

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Shingleton Award Recipients

This award recognizes those individuals who, through their extraordinary volunteer service and financial support, build on the achievements of our founder, helping to sustain an institution internationally renowned for its leadership in cancer research, prevention and care.

1987
Peter Armstrong
John Carter
Edwin Jones, Jr.
W. Osborne Lee, Jr.
Edwin Morris

1988
John Amos
Joann & David Grimes

1989
Roberts Timberlake
Edward Williams

1990
Frankie & Pete DuBose, Jr.
Peggy & Mac McMurry
Ellen & Gerry Sigal

1991
Laura Carpenter Bingham
Wolfgang K. Joklik, Ph.D.
Patsy Rendleman
Marsha & Jack Slane

1992
Carma Burton
Ellen & Ben Jordan
Anne & Jim Powell, M.D.
Genie & Bob Stone

1993
Jo Ryan Armstrong
Carlton Harris, M.D.
Suzanne Koenigsberg

1994
Ahmad Alzabin
Dana Fields
B.J. & Bob Williams

2000
Barbara & Robert Bell
Rebecca & Malcolm Briggs
Marlene & Frederic Malek

2001
Kate and Cary Harrison
Charles Hayes

2002
Nancy Emerson
Dianne & Mike Traynor

2003
Frank Courtney
Mary Woodall

2005
Gigi & William Harris
Mattye & Marc Silverman

2006
Ken Coates
Rachel Shanberg
Jon Spicehandler, M.D.

2007
Jean & Steve Case
Stacey Case

2008
Michael Fields
Alice & Fred Stanback

2009
Melanie Parkins Bacheler

2010
Debbie Deal & Frank Moody

2011
R. Ross Harris
Lyn Proctor & Gary Hock
Myles Wittenstein

2012
Beischer Family
John Emerson

2013
Thomas And Janet Kean
Nick Valvano

2014
William Caler, Jr.
Gerhard Cless
Barbara Horne
Nancy and Gordon Wright

2015
The Rory David Deutsch Foundation
The Holt Brothers Foundation
Ellyn and Alan Samsky

2016
Melinda and Stan Epperson
Harry Rhoads

2017
Sue Donathan White

2018
Carol and Harold Johnson
Sam Poley