Edward Smith is a retired physician who has practiced in St. Ignace, Mich. since 1986. He is a Lake Superior State alumnus who received his MD Degree from Michigan State University and completed a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at the University of Michigan. He provided care to many patients with cancer and blood disorders in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula. Jill is a registered nurse and a graduate of Grand Rapids Junior College. She is an Oncology Nurse at Mackinac Straits Hospital. In 2018, Dr. Smith received the LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award, the highest award bestowed by the LSSU Alumni Association.