2007 - HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Derry High School
St. Vincent College, BS
University of Pittsburgh Medical School, M.D.
Valedictorian of his graduating class at Derry High School and went on
to St, Vincent College on a full Academic Scholarship. He was accepted
into the University of Pittsburgh and graduated with a M.D. He spent two
years of Post Graduate training at St. Francis Hospital. Served in the
United States Naval Medical Corps as a Lt. Commander. After an Honorable
Discharge he relocated to Washington, Pa. and went into private practice
as a Family Practitioner.
Dr. Tripoli has been well respected in the Washington Medical Community
for over 40 years. His patients now include grandchildren of the babies
he delivered in those early years. He is a compassionate, energetic and
humble man who is motivated by his strongly held spiritual and religious
convictions. His generosity knows no boundaries.
He has done humanitarian medical work in 3rd World Countries including,
Guatemala, Haiti and Honduras. Most recently he traveled to Amman,
Jordan to help rescue and help save the life of an Iraqi girl who
currently stayed in his home while undergoing medical treatment. He has
been awarded the Washington County Italian American Society’s “Man of
the Year Award” in 1994 and 2001. “Heroes of Healing” by the Catholic
Charities in 2002 and the Rotary Award in 2001.