Achievements

Riordan Clinic and its holistic health care staff have won numerous awards and honors for achievements in the process of serving co-learners as they journey to feel their absolute best. We work hard to continuously improve services and further research and we are extremely honored when we are recognized for those efforts.

The following are some of the achievements and awards for which we are particularly proud.

Award for Medical Excellence in the Area of ​​Anti-Aging

Award for Medical Excellence in the Area of ​​Anti-Aging

Date Honored: November 2016

In November of 2016 Dr Nina Mikirova, Riordan Clinic Director of Research, was invited to speak at the 4th Symposium on Regenerative Medicine in Mexico City. At the conference Dr Mikirova was honored with an Award for Medical Excellence in the Area of ​​Anti-Aging.

Academic Excellence Award

Academic Excellence Award

Date Honored: April 9, 2016

Dr Nina Mikirova, Director of Research at the Riordan Clinic, was given an Academic Excellence Award for her contribution of academic knowledge to humanity by the Acadamia Mundial de Terapia Neural segun Huneke y Odontologia Neurofocal (Ecuador). President: Prof. Dr. Med. Fernando Pinto Floril and Secretary: Dr. Med. Julio Villarroel Leon.

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Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year

Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year

Date Honored: April 2002

Dr. Hugh Riordan was named the Outstanding Orthomolecular Physician of the Year by the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine. Dr. Riordan was the co-founder of Riordan Clinic, and was recognized as a pioneer in orthomolecular medicine and research on vitamin c. Dr. Riordan passed away in 2005.

Medical Research Award

Medical Research Award

Date Honored: March 2008

Scientists at the Riordan Clinic Research Institute received a prestigious award for a scientific article about a stem cell discovery. The scientific journal article entitled “Endometrial regenerative cells: A novel stem cell population” received BioMed Central’s Research Article of the Year in Medicine Award sponsored by Microsoft Research.

Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year

Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year

Date Honored: April 2008

Dr. James Jackson was named the “Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year” by the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine, making Riordan Clinic the only institution (at the time) to have two recipients of this honor. (The late Dr. Hugh Riordan received the award in 2002.) Dr. Jackson has since retired, but during his time as Laboratory Director, he published more than 115 scientific articles and received numerous grants for nutrition and cancer research.

Riordan Clinic Research Institute Receives Patent

Riordan Clinic Research Institute Receives Patent

Date Honored: 2011

Riordan Clinic scientists Dr. Nina Mikirova, Dr. Joseph Casciari, and Dr. Ronald Hunninghake patented a new technology that may help doctors determine the severity of fatigue in their patients. The research was published in the January/February 2012 issue of the journal, Alternative Therapies, and was titled “The Assessment of the Energy Metabolism in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Serum Fluorescence Emission.”

Hugh D. Riordan Endowed Chair Established

Hugh D. Riordan Endowed Chair Established

Date Honored: September 2011

The University of Kansas Medical Center established the Hugh D. Riordan Endowed Chair for Orthomolecular Medicine and Research in 2011 to honor Dr. Riordan’s legacy as a gifted healer, educator and health-care advocate. The fund provides training in the vital components of integrative medicine using natural products as healing tools for future generations of physicians and health-care professionals.

Orthomolecular Hall of Fame

Orthomolecular Hall of Fame

Date Honored: April 2013

Ron Hunninghake, MD of the Riordan Clinic, was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame by the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine. The Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame honors the contributions of pioneers in the advancement of Orthomolecular Medicine. 

Pearl Maker Award

Pearl Maker Award

Date Honored: October 2014

Nina Mikirova, PhD, Director of Research for Riordan Clinic was given a Pearl Maker award. The award recognizes individuals or organizations whose actions best further the Riordan Clinic mission to stimulate an epidemic of health, worldwide. Dr. Mikirova was recognized for her continued commitment in the battle to find a cure for cancer.