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.

2021 Award Winners

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Katherin E. Leckie
Contemporary Outcomes of Distal Lower Extremity Bypass for Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia and a Model-based Comparison with Autologous Bone-marrow Derived Cell Therapy for Limb Preservation

Authors: Katherin E. Leckie, Constantin T. Yiannoutsos, Raghu Motaganahalli, Giorgos Bakoyannis, Justin R. King, Michael D. Ingram, Michael P. Murphy

From: Indiana University School of Medicine & Public Health, Indianapolis, IN

Charles C. Guthrie Award

William James Melvin
The Histone Methyltransferase SETDB2 Regulates Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Formation

Authors: William James Melvin, Frank Davis, Christopher Audu, Sriganesh Sharma, Amrita Joshi, Aaron DenDekker, Sonya Wolf, Emily Barrett, Andrea Obi, Katherine Gallagher

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Brent Robertson
Venous Stent Patency Is Independent of Total Stented Length in Non-thrombotic Iliac Vein and Post Thrombotic Venous Stenoses

Authors: Brent Robertson, Jacob Shapiro, Audrey Muck, Angela Fellner, PhD, Matthew Recht, Aaron Kulwicki, Mark Broering, Brian Kuhn, Patrick Muck

From: TriHealth, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

 

Best Poster Award

Gloria Y. Kim
Characterizing Satisfaction With Care and Quality of Life Following Vascular Procedures

Authors: Gloria Y. Kim, Maia Anderson, Michael Englesbe, Nicholas Osborne, Peter Henke, Matthew Corriere

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

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