Congratulations to the 2016 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients!

NECO looks forward to announcing the 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients on this page in the first week of March, 2017.


Mustafa K. Abadan FAIA
Bahram Akradi
Dr. Fariba Etemadi-Nejad Alamdari
George C. Albano
Mark O. Asperilla, MD
Edward Avedisian
George A. Bannayan, MD
Dr. Rekha Bhandari
David C. Bohnett
VADM Raquel Cruz Bono, MD
Stephen Briganti
Rinaldo S. Brutoco
Barbara Peterson Burwell
John Campion
Ms. Teresa Carlson
Commissioner Patrick Carroll
Stephen J. Cassidy
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey
Wendy Diamond
General Ann Dunwoody
Kamran Elahian
Bill Evans
Reverend Kail C. Ellis, OSA, PhD
Tamsen Fadal
Hamed Faridi, PhD
Omid Farokhzad, M.D.
VADM James Gordon Foggo
Paul G. Gaffney II VADM (ret)
Garo S. Garibian, MD
Augie Garrido
FBI Special Agent Stephen Gaudin
Colonel Peter T. Green III
Timothy Haahs, PE, AIA
Leroy Hood, M.D., Ph.D.
Appo K. Jabarian
Hon. Richard A. Jones
Brigadier General Paul J. Kennedy, USMC
Mehmood Khan, MD
Prerna Mona Khanna, MD, MPH, FACP, FACPM, FACOEM
Gissou R. Kian
George Spiros Kleris, MD, PhD
Vreij Kolandjian
Jerry Kyser
Joshua Laird
Padma Lakshmi
Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey, MD
Mr. Hyung Ro Lee
Dr. Devorah Lieberman
Dr. Ajay Lodha
Asad M. Madni, PhD, DSc(H), ScD(H), DEng(H)
 Hon. Rosario Marin
Eileen C. McDonnell
Captain Thomas S. Morkan
Robert Muzikowski
Alexander Navab
Dr. Chrysostomos L. Nikias
Ronald K. Noble
Thomas J. O'Donnell
Dr. Tony Orlando
Andrew F. Ortiz, JD, MPA
Carl Peterson
Charles Pinajian
Shervin Pishevar
Vincent F. Pitta, Esq.
Lori Pollock
Jean Lenti Ponsetto
Issam Raad, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA
Daniel Ritchie
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, M.A. Ed, DHL
Peter Salovey, Ph.D.
Akkaraju V.N. Sarma, MD, PhD, FAAFP
Michael H. Saudino, Sr
Edward H. Schauder, Esq.
Commander Errol Schwartz
Andrew Sieja
Major General John K. Singlaub (Ret.)
Dr. Massih Tayebi
I. Lorraine Thomas
Edward Tom
Alice (Ali) Torre
Commissioner Benjamin Tucker
Mike Utley
Emmanuel E. Velivasakis, PE, FASCE
Jeanette Sarkisian Wagner
John C. Wobensmith
Doreen Wohl
Ambassador R. James Woolsey
Arthur William Zeckendorf

International Recipients
Anthony von Mandl
Bedriska v. Mandl
Bill S. Hansson, PhD

Final Listing - 2016