The SVS® Foundation and the Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) Awards were presented at the opening SVS session of the 2011 Vascular Annual Meeting.
SVSFoundation/American College of Surgeons Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08) Philip P. Goodney, MD, of Dartmouth Medical School, received the SVS Foundation/American College of Surgeons Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award. Dr. Goodney is shown with Robert M. Zwolak, MD (left), and Alan Dardik, MD (right).
EJ Wylie Traveling Fellowship
Rabih A. Chaer, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, received the EJ Wylie Traveling Fellowship from Dr. Zwolak and Dr. Dardik.
SVS Foundation Resident Research Prize
Clay C. Quint, MD, PhD, of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, received the SVS Foundation Resident Research Prize for his paper “Decelluarized Human Tissue Engineered Vessel as an Arterial Conduit” from Dr. Zwolak and Dr. Dardik.
2011 SVS Women’s Leadership Training Grant
Audra A. Duncan, MD, of the Mayo Clinic (top photo, center) and Robyn A. Macsata, MD, of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (bottom photo, center) received the 2011 SVS Womenâ€™s Leadership Training Grant from Dr. Zwolak and Amy Reed, MD.
SVS Foundation Student Research Fellowships
The following individuals received SVS Foundation Student Research Fellowships:
Sara Bartlett, Washington University
Julia Glaser, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Calvin Harberg, University of Wisconsin- Madison School of Medicine
Matthew Huber, University of Florida
Daniel Lee, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
John Mitchell, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Doran Mix, University of Rochester Medical Center
Viraj Raygor, University of California San Francisco
SVS Clinical Research Seed Grants
Marlene Grenon, MD, University of California San Francisco
Erica Mitchell, MD, Oregon Health and Science University
David Stone, MD, Dartmouth Medical School
SVS International Scholars
Dr. Zhihui Dong — China
US Mentor: Wei Zhou, MD
Dr. Arturs Ligers — Latvija
US Mentor: Alik Farber, MD
Dr. Melina Vega De Ceniga — Spain
US Mentor: Luis Echeverri, MD
Dr. Abebe Bekele Zerihun — Ethiopia
US Mentor: Heitham Hassoun, MD