Shuang Zhang, DGP student, receives Presidential Fellowship
Shuang Zhang, Driskill Graduate in the Life Sciences, a student in Dr. Edward Thorp’s Lab, received a Presidential Fellowship. The Presidential Fellowship is the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students at Northwestern. It is funded by the President of the University and awarded by The Graduate School. Zhang was inducted into the Society of Fellows in April.
Nearly 400 students, staff, trainees and junior faculty presented abstracts at the annual research showcase.
Drs. Matthew Pirotte, Abra Fant, and Benjamin Schnapp – winners of the Best Innovation in Medical Education oral presentation
Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Pirotte, Dr. Abra Fant, and Dr. Benjamin Schnapp – winners of the Best Innovation in Medical Education oral presentation at the 2016 CGEA Regional Spring Meeting!
Kristine Paik, MD, receives the American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Research Award
Resident Kristine Paik, MD received the American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Research Award(AAP) for her study “Incidence, independent predictors, and outcomes of unplanned, postoperative intubation in the pediatric patient” at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA) 2016 meeting.
Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, recieves AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Pilot Award
Urology Resident, Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, received the AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Pilot Award with co-author faculty member, Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD for “The Hematuria Initiative: A Step Towards a ‘Learning Health System.” The Clinical Care Innovation (CCI) Awards recognize and support the efforts of teaching hospitals and academic medical centers in advancing care delivery and improving quality through the integration of education and research.
Postdoctoral Fellow Marco Biancucci was awarded the Samuel Stroum Pancreatic Cancer Action Network KRAS Fellowship for his research project “Ras Inhibition by a Novel Bacterial Protease”
Eleonora Forte, postdoctoral fellow, in Microbiology-Immunology received The Graduate School Award for Engagement in March 2016.
Ehete Bahiru, MD, a resident in internal medicine, received an NIH global health fellowship to establish a pilot project aimed at improving cardiovascular health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Residents Kory Gebhardt, MD, Carrie Pinchbeck, MD, Logan Weygandt, MD, MPH, and faculty advisor, Dave Lu, MD, MBE received the ALiEM Chief Residency Incubator Emergency Medicine Residency Wellness Grant underwritten by EBSCO Health/DynaMed Plus for a pilot study to formally measure burnout and other validated markers of wellness among the EM residents.
Marcos Botelho, MD, receives third place in the Best Image category by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Marcos Botelho, MD, Cardiovascular MRI Fellow, was awarded third place in the Best Image category by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) in Los Angeles, CA, January 27-30, 2016.
Entitled “Coronary Dream”, the image depicts a long segment of the right coronary artery and the initial segment of the left main coronary artery. Botelho acquired the image using a technique called Quiescent-Interval Slice-Selective (QISS) MRI. He then used Google’s “Deep Dream” software to give the image a painterly quality.