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Past Awardees

2016

Regina Jacob, MD (General Internal Medicine) – TRAUMA ALERT! How Social Complexity Contributes to Medical Complexity

2015

Yiu Tak Leung, MD (Rheumatology) –DNA methylation patterns and IRF1 in SLE
Cherie Vaz, MD (Endocrinology) – Smart technology for remote professional and peer coaching: An innovative approach for weight loss and metabolic health

2013

Ajaykumar Rao, MD (Endocrinology) – Residual Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes: What Lies Beyond Glucose Lowering?

2012

Daniel Rubin, MD (Endocrinology) – Identifying Risk Factors and Causes for Early Readmission of Patients with Diabetes

2011

Iris Lee, MD (Nephrology) – Gas6 and AXL in Chronic Renal Disease; Mediators of Chronic Inflammation and Vascular Disease in CKD?
Matthew O’Brien, MD (General Internal Medicine) – Diabetes Prevention in Latinas

2010

Ming-Lin Liu, MD (Endocrinology) – Pathologic Hypercoagulability and Novel Anti-thrombotic Protection by HDL
Emily Tsai, MD (Cardiology) – A novel regulatory mechanism of cardiac myocyte nitric oxide signaling and its role in pressure-overload cardiac stress response: dynamic subcellular localization of soluble guanylyl cyclase

2009

Sharon Herring, MD (General Internal Medicine) – Sleep Duration and Obesity Risk among Childbearing Women
Serban Constantinescu, MD (Nephrology) – Impact of Conversion from Tacrolimus to Sirolimus in African American Renal Transplant Recipients

2007

Lazaros Nikolaidis, MD (Cardiology) – Effects of Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor-gamma (PPAR-G) Modulation on Cardiac Allograft Recipients
Stephanie Ward, MD (General Internal Medicine) – Using Perceptual Mapping Techniques to Understand Patient Knowledge and Beliefs about Obesity and Weight Loss

2006

Nathaniel Marchetti, MD (Pulmonary) – Histopathologic, Radiographic, and Physiologic Characterization of Dynamic Hyperinflation in Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Victor Kim, MD (Pulmonary) – Inflammation and Small Airway Mucous Metaplasia in COPD  

2005

Wissam Chatila, MD (Pulmonary) – Analyzing inflammatory pathways in African American and Caucasian patients with COPD
Frank Friedenberg, MD (Gastroenterology) – Characterization of antropyloroduodenal function in normal subjects and patients with Gastroparesis
Helene Glassberg, MD (Cardiology) – Using statins to decrease inflammation and to improve endothelial function in COPD patients