Larry Dixon recently received the William Henry Sanders Award from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama for his continued dedication to the health of the residents of Alabama.
After serving on the Montgomery City Council in 1975 to 1978, Dixon was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives. In 2010 he retired after serving seven terms in the Alabama Legislature.
In 1972, Dixon established the Medical Association's Education Department. He served four terms on the U.S. Federation of State Medical Boards and was the first president of the Administrators in Medicine, an organization he helped charter. He has also served on committees of both AIM and FSMB. In 2009 he received the Meritorious Service Award from FSMB, and in 2014 FSMB awarded him the Lifetime Achievement Award. He was inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame in 2016, and the Medical Association honored him by renaming the building that houses the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners to the Dixon-Parker Building.