Trainee Awards

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

The D. Emerick Szilagyi award is presented to a trainee with the most outstanding clinical research paper in vascular surgery and presentation at the Annual Meeting. This work has been done during the trainee’s training years.

Charles C. Guthrie Award

The Charles C. Guthrie Award is presented to the trainee with the most outstanding basic research paper in vascular surgery. This work has been done during the training years.

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

The John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award is presented in honor of John R. Pfeifer, MD, Past Secretary and Historian of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society. The award is presented for the best research in venous disease and presentation at the Annual Meeting.

Midwestern Vascular Society 2017 Award Winners

2017 D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Molly N. Schieber
Gait is Improved, But Not Restored in Peripheral Artery Disease Following Revascularization

Molly N. Schieber, Sara A. Myers, PhD, Jason Johanning, MD, Ben Senderling, Sarah Baker, Hernan Hernandez, MD, Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD

From: Department of Biomechanics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Omaha Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Omaha, NE

2017 Charles C. Guthrie Award

Ashley Gutwein and Shihunan Keisin Wang
Osteopontin is Elevated in AAA and May Drive Disease Progression

Ashley Gutwein, Shihuan Keisin Wang, MD, Linden Green, PhD, Praveen Kusumanchi, PhD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Raghu Motaganahalli, MD, Michael Murphy, MD

From: Division of Vascular Surgery, IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

2017 John R. Pfeifer Award Best Venous Paper Award

Danielle C. Sutzko
Clinical outcomes after Varicose Vein Procedures in Octogenarians within the Vascular Quality Initiative Varicose Vein Registry (VQI VVR)

Danielle C. Sutzko, MD, Andrew S. Kimball, MD, Margaret E. Smith, MD, Andrea T. Obi, MD, Thomas W. Wakefield, MD, Nicholas H. Osborne, MD

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2017 Best Poster Award

Ziad Al Adas
Contrast-induced Nephropathy after Peripheral Vascular Interventions: Long-term Renal Outcome and Risk Factors for Progressive Renal Dysfunction

Ziad Al Adas, MD, Kevin Lodewyk, David Robinson, Sheraz Qureshi, MD, Loay Kabbani, MD, Alexander Shepard, MD, Mitchell Weaver, MD, Timothy J. Nypaver, MD.

From: Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI

Midwestern Vascular Society 2016 Award Winners

2016 D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Richa Kalsi
Minority Race is Independently Associated with Need for Late Intervention in Medically Managed Type B Aortic Dissection

Richa Kalsi, Scarlett Hao, Donald G. Harris, MD, Oussama Benalla, Zaid A. Naseer, Ilynn Bulatao, MD, Charles B. Drucker, MD, Abhishek Bhardwaj, MD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Robert S. Crawford, MD
From: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, and Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

2016 Charles C. Guthrie Award

Molly Schieber
Muscular Strength Characteristics at the Ankle Are Altered by Peripheral Artery Disease

Molly Schieber, Ryan M. Hasenkamp, Nick Stergiou, PhD, Jason M. Johanning, MD, Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD, Sara A. Myers, PhD
From: Department of Biomechanics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Nebraska and Western Iowa, Omaha, NE and Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

2016 John R. Pfeifer Award Best Venous Paper Award

Mayin Lin, DO, MPH
Evaluation of Thrombolysis Utilizing Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Femoral Popliteal Deep Vein Thrombosis

Mayin Lin, DO, MPH, John CF Hsieh*, MPH, Mian Hanif, MD, Alan McDaniel, MD, and David K Chew, MD
Mercy Medical Center/ Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines, IA and *Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2016 Best Poster Award

Katherine M. Holzem
Fifteen Year Experience with Endovascular Repair of Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

Katherine M. Holzem, Senthil N. Jayarajan, MD, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Jeffrey Jim, MD
From: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Midwestern Vascular Society 2015 Award Winners

2015 D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Crystal M. Kavanagh, MD
Hybrid-Based External Iliac Endarterectomy with Stenting Provides Superior Primary Patency Compared to External Iliac Artery Stenting Alone

Crystal M. Kavanagh, MD, Keith D. Langlois, MD, Michael J. Heidenreich, MD, Abdulhameed Aziz, MD
From: St. Joseph Mercy, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, MI

2015 Charles C. Guthrie Award

Daniel Dansdill
Synthetic, Organic Compound Poloxamer-188 Potentiates Action of Heparin and Tissue Plasminogen Activator

Daniel Dansdill, Walter Jeske, PhD, Debra Hoppensteadt, PhD, Martin Emanuele, Jawed Fareed, PhD, Jae S. Cho, MD
From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL and Mast Therapeutics, San Diego, CA

2015 John R. Pfeifer Award Best Venous Paper Award

Dustin Y. Yoon, MD
More Filters, More Problems in Distal Deep Vein Thromboses

Dustin Y. Yoon, MD, Katherine Teter, MD, Ahsun Riaz, MD, Ashley Vavra, MD, Melina Kibbe, MD, William Pearce, MD, Mark Eskandari, MD, Robert Lewandowski, MD, Mark Morasch, MD, Heron E. Rodriguez, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

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