Two-Day Lang Research Event Ends With Presentation of Five Awards
|Recognized for excellence in research, from left: Evan Schlofmitz, D.O., PGY-2, Internal Medicine; and Himanshu Nagar, M.D., PGY-2, Radiation Oncology. Offering congratulations are Phyllis August, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Lang Research Center; and Todd Kerwin, M.D., Director, Noninvasive Cardiology. Dr. Kerwin accepted awards for two winners who could not attend the ceremony. Not shown are: Harmony Leighton, D.O., PGY-2, Internal Medicine (Cardiology), and Tarek Mousa, M.D., PGY-3, Cardiology.|
On Research Day 2012, four physicians-in-training accepted Lang Research Awards for excellence on behalf of their research teams. The award recipients had each served as principal investigator for their respective studies. They are:
Himanshu Nagar, M.D., PGY-2 in Radiation Oncology, for the oral presentation “Outcome Determinants in Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma Based on Clinico-Pathological and Treatment Factors.”
Evan Schlofmitz, D.O., PGY-2 in Medicine (Cardiology), for the oral presentation “Coronary Stent Diameter Variability Among Ethnic Groups Undergoing Revascularization for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.”
Harmony Leighton, D.O., PGY-2 in Medicine (Cardiology) for the case report “Convulsive Syncope in a Patient with Reentrant Tachyarrhythmia.”
Dr. Leighton also received an award for the poster presentation, “Effect of an Electronic Ordering System on Adherence to ACC Guidelines for Cardiac Monitoring,” which is not available for inclusion here.
Tarek M. Mousa, M.D., PGY-3 in Medicine (Cardiology) for the poster presentation, “Reduced Diagnostic Accuracy of Stress EKG test in patients With Left Anterior Fascicular Block: A Retrospective Analysis.”
Abstracts of the winning research projects can be read here.
The award ceremony capped a full two-day event.