Outstanding Alumnus(a) Award 2014: John Chuck '89

John and Lesli Chuck
Dr. John and Lesli Chuck at the 2014 Alumni Awards where Dr. Chuck was presented with the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the Cal Aggie Alumni Association

After completing his residency in 1989 at UC Davis School of Medicine, John Chuck became a board certified family practice doctor and is currently a faculty member at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He is presented with the Outstanding Alumnus Award for displaying outstanding achievement promoting innovative change and making professional contributions to the community and to UC Davis.

He was key in developing My Doctor, an online tool that helps physicians stay in touch with their patients and includes online tutorials and health-education programs focused on delivering personalized care. 

Chuck is the founder and chief executive officer of Serotonin Surge Charities which has raised $2 million for free medical clinics, breast cancer research and scholarship funds. He serves as a trustee for the UC Davis Foundation.