Dr. Parry, a pulmonologist, assisted in the foundation and development of the cystic fibrosis center in South Dakota, and he also served on the national Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He was a pioneer in advocating that adult pulmonologists should treat adult patients with cystic fibrosis. He is also recognized for his research regarding respiratory diseases and the genetics of asthma.

The Canistota, South Dakota, native is past president of the South Dakota Medical Association and a Master in the American College of Physicians. Now retired, he continues to serve as an advisor to USD’s medical school.

Watch a Video About Dr. Parry's Work

Watch Dr. Parry's Acceptance Speech

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