Dr. Randall Mullin, of Geneseo, was awarded the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) Eagle Award for Excellence.

Dr. Randall Mullin, of Geneseo, was awarded the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) Eagle Award for Excellence.

The award was presented during IFB’s annual meeting held in Chicago Dec. 3-6.

Mullin is a retired family practice physician. He practiced for 40 years with Family Medical Associates of Geneseo, Genesis Medical Group, and Trinity Family Medical Associates.

Mullin dedicated his career to agriculture and rural medicine through his involvement with the Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP), where he served as chairman from 1991 until his retirement. Mullin also served on the Illinois Agricultural Association/Illinois State Medical Society Medical Student Loan Fund Board from 1987 to 1991.

Mullin has received numerous awards and honors, including the Geneseo Jaycees Distinguished Service Award, Illinois Jaycees Outstanding Young Citizen, and Illinois Rural Health Association’s Rural Physician of Excellence Award.

Mullin received his bachelor of science in chemistry from the University of Illinois and his doctor of medicine from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He completed his residency at the University of Illinois Rockford Medical Education Foundation.

Mullin is active in his community and church, and is currently serving as the interim pastor of the Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor.

Through the IFB Eagle Award for Excellence, IFB recognizes an individual or organization for excellence on issues or programs important to Farm Bureau and to agriculture on a statewide and/or national basis.