James LoGerfo Sr. named 2019 UW Distinguished Retiree

LoGerfo Sr. is the recipient of the UW Distinguished Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award.

James LoGerfo Sr., ’72, has used his time in retirement to expand his training of health-care workers around the world.

His peers describe the former Harborview medical director as a tireless and visionary leader in addressing chronic, non-communicable diseases, a critical frontier in global health.

Once the director of the UW Health Promotion Research Center, he now focuses on health-worker training in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.