Dr. Stevens devoted his remarkable 40-year-career to improving the health and well-being of his patients. His first role in the medical field was serving as a medic in Vietnam, seeing first hand the struggle veterans had with heroin addiction. During his tenure, Dr. Stevens helped thousands of people escape the grips of addiction. Dr. Stevens also spent much of his career advocating for rural health care. Under his leadership, the Family Practice residency program expanded and received national acclaim for its rural health focus.
This scholarship fund recognizes his unparalleled service and leadership to healthcare and education in the Wabash Valley and will aid qualified students pursuing a doctorate in medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine – Terre Haute.