Awards and Accolades

  • Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • Outstanding Asian American Award for his efforts to help the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing
  • American Heart Association’s Heart & Soul Appreciation Award
  • Distinguished Friend of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Oklahoma Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership on behalf of persons with severe mental illness
  • Honorary chair of the 2010 NAMIWalk Changing Minds…One Step at a Time and co- chair in 2011
  • Oklahoma State Medical Association’s Gordon Deckert, MD Award for Outstanding Community Services
  • United Way John Rex Community Builder Award
  • Ed Calhoon, MD, Leadership in Organized Medicine
  • Champion of Change Award
  • The Health Alliance for the Uninsured (HAU) and OU School of Medicine initiated the R. Murali Krishna, M.D. Award. It is given to a fourth year medical student at the OU College of Medicine as a way of recognizing Dr. Krishna for his years of dedication and service to HAU and its mission.