2024 Kayla Bell Citizen Award Winner

The Pulmonary Center is happy to announce Riley Pihl as the winner of the 2024 Kayla Bell Pulmonary Center Citizenship Award!

Riley Pihl
PhD Student

The Kayla Bell Pulmonary Center Citizenship Award was established to celebrate and commemorate Kayla’s time at the Pulmonary Center, and to encourage others to follow in her footsteps. It is awarded annually to a member of the Pulmonary Center who best embodies Kayla’s kind and helpful nature.

Riley was selected as this year’s recipient of the award for his exceptional contributions to our community. His kindness, helpfulness, and dedication to serving others embodies the spirit of Kayla Bell, in whose honor the award was established. Riley has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to serving others. He has been a valuable resource for his colleagues, always willing to lend a hand or offer guidance. His positivity and willingness to go above and beyond have made a significant impact on those around him.

The Kayla Bell Pulmonary Center Citizenship Award was presented to Riley Pihl during the 2024 Kayla Bell Memorial Lecture on April 24.

“…always helping out…”
“…an active member of the CCR committee…”
“…has a great attitude and is always positive!”
“…a generous Pulmonary Center citizen…”
“Truly engaging in our center’s academic research conference…”

Congratulations to Riley on this well-deserved honor!