Dr. Joe Enloe

Dr. Joe Enloe

Dr. Leslie Joe Enloe Scholarship, part of The Osher Initiative for California Community College Students


Joe Enloe, M.D. attended Mt. SAC from 1953-1955 and served as manager for the football team, ran cross-country and track, and graduated with honors. He attended USC on an Alpha Gamma Sigma Scholarship he received from Mt. SAC and fulfilled his lifelong goal of entering medical school and becoming a doctor. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Medicine and received his M.D. in 1960, and was admitted to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary Society.

After college, Dr. Enloe served in the Medical Army Corps, worked for Kaiser in Oakland, and became Chief of Surgery and Director of the Surgical Residency Program. Dr. Enloe has served in many offices and on many boards at USC over the past 50 years and received an Alumni Service Award from USC in 1987.

Dr. Enloe and his wife Joan have four children. In 1994, Dr. Enloe was recognized as Mt. SAC’s Alumnus of the Year. Dr. Enloe retired in 2004 after nearly 40 years of service with Kaiser Permanente. This scholarship, established in appreciation for the education, fellowship, human contact, and scholarship Dr. Enloe received while attending Mt. SAC, rewards a student for not only academic achievement but also all around involvement.