Alumni National Awards

College of Health Sciences
Award Recipients


Saturday, April 27
Reception: 10 a.m.
Brunch: 10:30 a.m.
Alumni Memorial Union. Monaghan Ballroom
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Marquette University campus

Photo of Theresa SpitznagleDistinguished Alumna of the Year Award
Dr. Theresa Monaco Spitznagle, PT ’86

Manchester, Mo.
As a trailblazer for women’s health in physical therapy, Tracy uses her profession to enrich the lives of women around the world.


Photo of Carleen FreesmeierProfessional Achievement Award
Carleen Stransky Freesmeier, H Sci ’03, PA ’05

Elm Grove, Wis.

As a leader in emergency medicine, Carleen was awarded the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants PA of the Year in 2015.

Photo of Kristin BakerService Award
Kristin Keglovitz Baker, H Sci ’02, PA ’03

Glenview, Ill.

Kristin is regarded as a pioneer in health care. She is passionate about community wellness — particularly for underserved populations.

Photo of William BeerYoung Alumnus of the Year Award
Dr. William M. Beer, H Sci ’03

Muskego, Wis.

For someone who enjoys caring for any person at any time and making quick and impactful patient connections, the emergency department is a fitting place for Bill.