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2022 Annual SBAS Awards

Each year SBAS recognizes excellence among its student and resident presenters at its annual meeting. Two awards are presented: the Onye Emmanuel Akwari, MD Award is presented to students and the Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD Award is presented to residents.

Onyekwere Emmanuel Akwari, MD Award

First Place

Identification of a Novel Candidate Molecular Mediator of Isoproterenol-Induced Cardiac Remodeling

Lamario J. Williams
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Second Place

Observation of Small Sporadic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors is Safe and Feasible

Valencia Henry
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus

Third Place

Reduction Mammoplasty for Gigantomastia

Ankor Talwar
Albany Medical College

Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD Award

First Place

Demographic Differences in Complication and Failure to Rescue Rates Following Lung Transplantation

Boateng Kubi, MD
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Second Place

Elucidation of the Transcriptional Mechanism of SUMO-Conjugated ETV1 in Mammary Oncogenesis

Mohammed Olufemi Suraju, MD
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Third Place

The Combined Effect of Race, Dual-Eligibility and Neighborhood Deprivation on Post-Discharge Care and Medicare Spending

Sidra Bonner, MD, MPH, MSc
University of Michigan


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