Congratulations, CHEST 2016 Award Winners

November 17, 2016 by CHEST Guest Writer

CHEST 2016 may be over, but congratulations are still in order for the following award winners:

CHEST 2016 Abstract Award Winners

Alfred Soffer Research Award Winners:

This award is named in honor of Dr. Alfred Soffer, Master Fellow of the College, Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST from 1968 to 1993, and Executive Director for CHEST from 1969 to 1992. The Alfred Soffer Research Award is granted to CHEST 2016 abstract presenters for their outstanding original research.

Kerry HennaKerry Hena, MD
$500 winner

Deepak PradhanDeepak Pradhan, MD, FCCP
$500 winner

Young Investigator Award Winners:

The Young Investigator Award is open to  abstract presenters enrolled in a training or fellowship program or have completed a fellowship program within 5 years prior to CHEST 2016. Semifinalists were evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and their presentation at CHEST 2016.

Elizabeth BeckerElizabeth Becker
$500 winner

Daniel Altman
Daniel Altman, MD
$500 winner

Top 3 Poster Award Winners:

Top 3 Posters Semifinalists were evaluated on their written abstract and quality of their poster presentation during CHEST 2016. The Top 3 poster winners, based on the grade received during their presentation, will receive $250.  All other semifinalists will receive $100. All categories were eligible.

Epaminondas Kosmas
Epaminondas N. Kosmas, MD, PhD, FCCP
$250 winner

Mark RegalaMark Regala, MD, BS
$250 winner

Massa ZantahMassa Zantah, MD
$250 winner

Alev GurgunAlev Gurgun, MD
$100 winner

Case Report Slide Winners:

Fellow Case Report Slide: Procedures: John Egan
Fellow Case Report Slide: Pulmonary Critical Care Disorders: Think Twice: Harprett Grewal
Fellow Case Report Slide: Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease: Michael Fingerhood
Fellow Case Report Slide: Critical Care I : Yihenew Negatu
Fellow Case Report Slide: Disorders of the Pleura: Stephanie Wappel
Fellow Case Report Slide: Lung Cancer: Lina Miyakawa
Inflammatory Diseases Affecting the Lung: Jeffrey Bonenfant
Rare Pulmonary Disorders: Melissa Myers
Thoracic Vascular Disorders: Carly Fabrizio
Fellow Case Report Slide: Chest Infections: Meilinh Thi
Fellow Case Report Slide: Lung Pathology: Garrett Harp
Neoplastic Disorders: Malik Khan
Fellow Case Report Slide: Chest Infections II: Priya Patel
Fellow Case Report Slide: Critical Care II: Atul Palkar
Fellow Case Report Slide: Disorders of the Mediastinum: Ji Yeon Lee
Fellow Case Report Slide: Chest Infections III: Sailm Daouk
Fellow Case Report Slide: Pulmonary Disorders: Venkata Ravi Kumar Angirekula
Fellow Case Report Slide: Venous Thromboembolic Disease: Stephen Milan
Fellow Case Report Slide: Cardiothoracic Surgery: Lelia Logue
Fellow Case Report Slide: Diffuse Lung Disease: Daniel Hershberger

CHEST 2016 Honor Lecture and Memorial Awards Committee Selections

Kim FrenchDistinguished Service Award
Kim D. French, MHSA, CAPPM, FCCP

Lewis RubinCollege Medalist Award
Lewis J. Rubin, MD, FCCP

Jay NadelDistinguished Scientist Honor Lecture
Jay Nadel, MD

Suhail RaoofEdward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP/Master Teacher Honor Lecture
Suhail Raoof, MBBS, FCCP

Michael NiedermanMurray Kornfeld Memorial Founders Lecture
Michael Niederman MD, FCCP

Kevin KovitzPasquale Ciaglia Memorial Lecture
Kevin L. Kovitz, MD, FCCP

Robert BergRoger C. Bone Memorial Lecture
Robert A. Berg, MD

Nicola HananiaThomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture
Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP

Thomas KeensMargaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation
Thomas G. Keens, MD

Robert BaughmanOm P. Sharma, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture
Robert P. Baughman, MD, FCCP

Fellow Case Report Poster Winners

Krishna Siva Sai Kakkera
An Unusual Case of Crypotococcal Pleural Effusion

George Cheng
Use of Laparoscopic Suction Irrigator With Rigid Pleuroscope in Medical Thoracoscopy

Matt Koroscil
Wong Type Dermatomyositis Complicated by Interstitial Lung Disease

Derek Hansen
Acute Fibrinous and Organizing Pneumonia Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Responsive to Corticosteroid Therapy

Ala Eddin Sagar
Pulmonary Embolism Caused by Thrombin-Based Hemostatic Matrix After Discectomy

Sandeep Chennadi
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) With Refractory Bilateral Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites

Medical Student/Resident Case Report Poster Winners

Justin Fiala
Pulmonary Presentation Without Concurrent Bone Involvement in Erdheim-Chester Disease: A Report of Two Cases

Navitha Ramesh
A Fatal Migration: A Case of Intra-Cardiac Embolization of a Peripheral Stent

Humna Abid Memon
Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Postpartum Management of a Patient With PAH

Vanessa Ohleyer
A Case of Unusual Anatomy for an Uncommon Mediastinal Tumor

Tanushree Gahlot
Three Unusual Presentations of Job’s Syndrome (Hyper Immunoglobulin E Syndrome)