Awards : Distinguished Alumni Award

Edward Dauer, M.D. ‘75

Edward A. Dauer, M.D. ’75 is a University of Miami trustee who, along with his family, has donated millions of dollars to the University of Miami. Their generosity has supported the Richter Library, the Convocation Center, Athletics, the College of Engineering, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and student scholarships.The first UM undergraduate to study biomedical engineering, Dauer has had a distinguished career in diagnostic radiology. He is president of Florida Medical Services and a founding board member of one of the largest group practices in Florida. He was on the Florida State Board of Medicine for 11 years, serving two terms as chairman. The father of six has served as a clinical associate professor of radiology at the University of Miami School of Medicine; a research associate professor in the College of Engineering; a member of the President’s Council; and a member of the Medical Dean Leadership Cabinet. In 2002, he received the Henry King Stanford Alumnus of the Year Award for his ongoing dedication to the University of Miami.Dauer is an avid collector of vintage 1950s and 1960s automobiles. He built a showroom and museum housing more than 40 antique cars. He released the book, American History as Seen Through Currency, which explores the historical context of circulating US currency and the history depicted in its designs.