Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Richard Douglas Cameron

Richard Douglas Cameron

Title: Major General (Retired)

Company: United States Army Medical Corps USA

Location: Fort Smith, Arizona, United States






  • American Board of Medical Management (regent)
  • American Board of Physician Executives (distinguished fellow)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (diplomate)
  • American Psychiatric Association (member)
  • Army Community Council (member)
  • Association of Military Surgeons
  • Association of the United States Army Interagency Institute for Federal Healthcare Executives
  • Baylor University
  • Boy Scouts of America (Butterfield Trails District, district chairman, 1999-2002) (James E. West Fellow designee) (Alamo Area Council, executive board member) (Western Area Council, president)
  • Federal Institute for Health Care Executives
  • Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce (member)
  • San Antonio United Way (board of trustees)
  • Single Action Shooting Society
  • Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces
  • The Alamo Federal Executive Board (member)
  • The Federal Coordinating Committee (member)
  • S. Army Medical Department Museum (adviser, director, board of directors)
  • Uniformed Services University (lecturer)
  • United States Army
  • United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Center (board of governors)
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City
  • Westark Area Council (president, 2002-2005)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2022, 2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2022, 2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Recipient, Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Youth, Boy Scouts of America (2002)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award for service to the nation, The University of Iowa College of Medicine (2000)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1998, 1992-1996)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Medal, United States Army (1995)
  • Recipient, John D. Chase Award for Physician Executive Excellence, U.S. Department of Defense (1994)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals (1992-1993)
  • Recipient, Expert Field Medical Badge (1974)
  • Recipient, Army Commendation Medal, 4th oak leaf cluster, United States Armed Forces (1970)
  • Recipient, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, United States Armed Forces (1970)
  • Recipient, National Defense Service Medal with Service Star, United States Armed Forces (1970)
  • Recipient, Vietnam Campaign Medal, United States Armed Forces (1970)
  • Recipient, Vietnam Service Medal, United States Armed Forces (1970)
  • Recipient, Air Medal, Vietnam, United States Armed Forces
  • Recipient, Bronze Star Medal, United States Armed Forces
  • Recipient, Legion of Merit, 3rd oak leaf cluster, United States Armed Forces
  • Meritorious Service Medal 1st oak leaf cluster, Vietnam, United States Armed Forces
  • Parachutist Badge, United States Army

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