Outstanding Industrial Engineer (2018)
Dr. Steven L. Dumbauld graduated from Purdue University in 1972 with a BS in industrial engineering. With a goal to become a physician, he attended the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, obtaining his medical degree in 1975. He completed his residency in internal medicine in 1978 at Good Samaritan Hospital in, Cincinnati, OH, where he was promoted to chief resident during his third year. For the next two years (1978-1980), he joined the U.S. Public Health Service and was stationed at Schurz, NV. He worked as both physician and clinic director for the Indian Health Service's hospital and clinic located on the Walker River Reservation. Following his commitment to the U.S. Public Health Service, he completed a fellowship in nephrology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1982. That same year, Steve joined a nephrology practice in Cincinnati, currently known as the Kidney and Hypertension Center. In 1983, he directed the Center's installation of one of the country's first computerized medical record systems, bringing many enhancements to patient care. From 1987-1992, while maintaining his nephrology practice, he was the Program Director of the internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital and active in curriculum development at the University of Cincinnati's College of Medicine. He received the Marion Blankenship Award for Teaching from the University of Cincinnati and the Laureate Award from the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians for his teaching excellence. Over his career, Steve held the position of medical director for dialysis units in Cincinnati, served as a member of Good Samaritan Hospital's Medical Executive Committee, and headed the hospital's division of nephrology. He recently concluded nine years of service on the Good Samaritan College's Board of Trustees. Retiring in 2016 from full time practice, Steve currently volunteers as a physician for the Hope Clinic in Pamlico County, NC, and Good Samaritan Hospital's Free Clinic in Cincinnati, and enjoys mentoring students for the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue.