The Silver and Gold Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Medical
Alumni Association, recognizes a graduate who demonstrates excellence
in humanitarianism, citizenship, and professionalism, outstanding
service to the community, and contributions to the art and science of medicine.
Maniatis, MD ’65, was selected this year for his contributions to
Colorado’s medical community, unwavering commitment to the School of
Medicine, and ongoing work to build a dynamic, vibrant, nonprofit sector
throughout the Centennial State.
Maniatis has given back to the
School of Medicine since the 1980s when he was President of the Board of
Directors for the Medical Alumni As-sociation from 1986 to 1987, and
serving again as the board president in recent years. He also served as
the associate dean, a clinical instructor in urology surgery, and a
member of the University of Colorado Foundation’s Board of Directors
for nine years.
Maniatis co-founded Advanced Urology, P.C., in
Aurora, where he was in private practice from 1972 until his retirement
in 2014. He was the youngest president of the Medical Advisory Board at
Presbyterian Hospital in Denver. Maniatis served on the development
committee of the University Research Corporation, joined the board of
the Urologic Network of Colorado, and was chief of surgery at Columbia
Aurora Hospital. He served on the Medical Executive Committee of
Columbia Aurora North Campus; for ten consecutive years, he was on the
board of the Prostatic Seed Center, and for seven years, on the board of
the Brachytherapy Center, Inc.