- School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award (1983)
The first fellow in surgical pathology listed in the Indiana University Bulletins was J. Stanley Battersby, MD, who later had a long career as the Willis Gatch Professor of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. The name of the fellowship according to Dr. Battersby was the "Research and Surgical Pathology Residency". He became a professor of surgery at IUSM.
In 1989, he published a memoir, "Dr. Gatch As I Knew Him" on his time working with Willis Gatch at IU School of Medicine.