Physician Scientist Residency Training Program

Physician Scientist Awards

2000

Basic Science Award - Wake Forest University Surgical Sciences Research Day: Arthroscopic versus Open Radial Head Resection – D. Nicole Deal, MD 

2001

Second Place Basic Science Award
- Wake Forest University Surgical Science     Research Day:  “Recovery of Thermoregulatory Control Following Peripheral Nerve Injury” – Cassandra Lee, MD

Resident Research Award - North Carolina Orthopaedic Association:  “Ice Reduces Edema” – D. Nicole Deal, MD

Resident Research Award - Eastern Orthopaedic Association:  “Ice Reduces Edema” – D. Nicole Deal, MD

2002

First Place Basic Science Award - Wake Forest University Surgical Sciences Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day:  “Limb Lengthening Effects on Muscle and Nerve Function in a Rabbit Model” – Cassandra Lee, MD

Eastern Orthopaedic Association:  “Management of Peripheral Nerve Defects:    External Fixator Assisted Primary Neurorrhaphy” – Jason Castle, MD,  Nicole Deal, MD, Jianjun Ma, MD, Adam Smith, MD, L. Andrew Koman, MD, David Ruch, MD

Second Place Basic Science - Wake Forest University Surgical Sciences Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day:  “Management of Peripheral Nerve Defects:  External Fixator Assisted Primary Neurorrhaphy” -  Jason Castle, MD, Nicole Deal, MD, Jianjun Ma, MD, Adam Smith, MD, L. Andrew Koman, MD, David Ruch, MD

Division of Surgical Sciences Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day – Basic Science Category:  “Stabilization of Lisfranc Joint Injuries – A Biomechanical Study” - Cassandra Lee, MD (Mentors:  John Birkedal, MD, Lawrence Webb, MD, Robert Teasdall, MD)

2005

Resident Basic Science Research Award - Arthroscopy Association of North America 24th Annual Meeting:  “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Staple Fixated Achilles Tendon Allograft in an Ovine Model” - Cassandra Lee, MD and Gary Poehling, MD

Smith & Nephew 20th Annual Resident Research Competition Finalist: “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Staple Fixated Achilles Tendon Allograft in an Ovine Model” - Cassandra Lee, MD and Gary Poehling, MD

The Katherine Wolcott Walker Resident Research Award:  “Bioprotection of   Tendon Repair:  Use of Botulinum Toxin A in Achilles Tendon Repair in Rats” – Jian Shen, MD, PhD

Vernon Nickel Award - Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association:  “Bioprotection of tendon repair:  Use of Botulinum toxin A in Achilles Tendon Repair in Rats” – Jian Shen, MD, PhD

First Place – Resident’s Paper – North Carolina Orthopaedic Association:  “Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Through Nerve Conduit Using a Self-assembled Keratin Hydrogel Matrix in an Animal Model” Jeffrey Garrett, MD,  P. Sierpinski,   PhD, J Ma, MD, PhD, Burnell, Cassandra Lee, MD, Jeff Hick, BS, Thomas Smith, PhD, L. Andrew Koman, MD, Anthony Atala, MD, Mark Van Dyke, PhD

2nd Place Resident Research - Basic Science Award – Wake Forest School of Medicine Division of Surgical Sciences Residents' and Fellows' Research Day:  “Limb Lengthening Effects on Nerve Recovery and GAP-43 Gene Expression and Limb Lengthening Effects on Muscle Function in a Rabbit Model” - Cassandra Lee, MD

2006

First Place Basic Science Research - 16th Annual Resident Research Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery:  “Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Through a    Nerve Conduit Using a Self-assembled Keratin Hydrogel Matrix in an Animal Model” - Jeffrey Garrett, MD, Paula Sierpinski, PhD, Jianjun Ma, MD, PhD, Burnell, Cassandra Lee, MD, Jeff Hick, BS, Thomas Smith, MD, L. Andrew Koman, MD, Anthony Atala A, MD, Mark Van Dyke, PhD

Resident Best Paper:  “Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS), Association for the Study and Application of the Methods of Ilizarov (ASAMI - North America).  “Neuromuscular Recovery Following Distraction Osteogenesis at Different Frequencies in a Rabbit Model” - Cassandra Lee, MD, Jianjun Ma, MD, PhD, Beth P. Smith, PhD, Thomas Smith, PhD, Jeffrey Shilt, MD 

Harley and Betty Baxter Award – First Place - Southern Orthopaedic Association:  “Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Through a Nerve Conduit Using a Self-assembled Keratin Hydrogel Matrix in an Animal Model” - Jeff Garrett, MD

Residents & Fellows Award - Eastern Orthopaedic Association:    “Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Through a Nerve Conduit Using a Self-assembled Keratin Hydrogel Matrix in an Animal Model” - Jeff Garrett, MD

First Place – Basic Science – Wake Forest School of Medicine Division of Surgical Sciences Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day:   “Development of a Biocompatible Scaffold for Tendon and Ligament Regeneration” - Patrick Whitlock, MD, PhD and Gary Poehling, MD

2007

First Prize Basic Science - Resident Research Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery:  “Development Characterization, and Cell Seeding of a Novel Cyto-compatible Scaffold for Tendon and Ligament Reconstruction: - Patrick Whitlock, MD, PhD

Residents’ and Fellows’ Award – Eastern Orthopaedic Association/Southern Orthopaedic Association:  “Dose and Volume Effects of Intramuscular Injections of Botulinum Neurotoxin A on Muscle Force Generation in Mice” - Jianjun Ma, MD, PhD, Stone, Peter Apel, MD, Michael Callahan, PhD, Jeff Garrett, MD, Thomas Smith, PhD, Beth P. Smith, PhD, L. Andrew Koman, MD

Best Resident Presentation – North Carolina Orthopaedic Association:  “Locally Delivered IGF-1 During Nerve Regeneration in Aged Rats” – Peter Apel, MD, Timothy Alton, BS, Jianjun Ma, MD, PhD, Mark Van Dyke, PhD

Resident Basic Science – Gold Award – Wake Forest School of Medicine, Division of Surgical Sciences 15th Annual Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day:  “The Effects of Age, GH and ICF on Neuromuscular Recovery Following Nerve Transection” - Peter Apel, MD

Resident Basic Science – Silver Award – Wake Forest School of Medicine, Division of Surgical Sciences 15th Annual Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day:  “An Allograft Based Meniscus Scaffold” - Kathryne Stabile, MD, MS

2008

Basic Science Research Award - Resident Research Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery:  “Effect of Strain on a Novel Cell-seeded Scaffold for Tendon and Ligament Reconstruction” - Thorsten Seyler, MD   

Harley and Betty Baxter Award - Southern Orthopaedic Association:  “Why does increased age negatively import recovery following nerve injury?  A Basic Science Study in Rats” - Peter Apel, MD            

2009

Second Place Poster Award – Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Retreat:  “Allograft Based Scaffolds for Meniscus Transplantation:  An in vivo Sheep Model” – Julie Steen, BS, Kathryne Stabile, MD, MS, Thomas L. Smith, PhD, Mark Van Dyke, PhD, Cristin Ferguson, MD

2010

Harley and Betty Baxter Resident/Fellow Award - Southern Orthopaedic Association:  Age Impairs the Proliferative Response of Schwann Cells following Nerve Injury” – Jonathan Barnwell, MD, Thomas L. Smith, PhD, Zhongyu Li, MD, PhD

Travel Award - Eastern Orthopaedic Association’s Travel Grant:  Evaluation of in vivo muscle function after rotator cuff tears using electromyography in an animal model.  Sandeep Mannava, Christopher Tuohy

Basic Science (First) – Wake Forest School of Medicine, Division of Surgical Sciences Residents' and Fellows' Research Day:  Rotator cuff dysfunction after acute and chronic tears: Translating animal studies to clinical recommendations using simulation analysis.  Sandeep Mannava, MD, Thomas Smith, PhD, Katherine Saul, PhD, L. Andrew Koman, MD, Thorsten Seyler, MD, F. Johannes Plate, MD, Christopher Tuohy, MD

Wake Forest University Alumni Student Travel Award – Sandeep Mannava, MD  

Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Alumni Student Award – Sandeep Mannava, MD

2011

Scientific Exhibit – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:  The science of rotator cuff repairs:  Translating basic science into clinical recommendations (placed in the top 20 exhibits; eligible to submit paper to JBJS).  Sandeep Mannava, MD, Christopher Tuohy, MD, Thorsten Seyler, MD, Joel Stitzel, PhD, S Hayon, Patrick Whitlock, MD, PhD, Thomas Smith, PhD, Katherine Saul, PhD

Runner-up Integrative - Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day Wake Forest University:  Translating animal studies to clinical recommendations with computational analysis for the study of rotator cuff dysfunction after acute and chronic tears.  Sandeep Mannava, MD,  L. Andrew Koman, MD, Thorsten Seyler, MD, F. Johannes Plate, MD, Christopher Tuohy, MD

Runner-up Post Doc - Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day Wake Forest University:  Accuracy of diagnosing periprosthetic infections by both cultures and frozen sections.  F. Johannes Plate, MD, Thorsten Seyler, MD, Riyaz Jinnah, MD, Beth P. Smith, PhD, M. Akbar, M. Mont

Runner-up Translational - Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day Wake Forest University:  Differential matrix metalloprotease expression in human osteoarthritic meniscal cells stimulated with inflammatory cytokines.  Austin Stone, MD, Richard Loeser, MD, PhD, D. Long, BS, Thomas Smith, PhD, Cristin Ferguson, MD, March 22, 2011

Basic Science Prize – 21st Annual Resident Research Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery:  Allograft based scaffolds for meniscus transplantation:  An in vivo and in vitro sheep study.  Kathryne Stabile, MD, MS, April 1, 2011 

Clinical Prize – 21st Annual Resident Research Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery:   Value of three-dimensional computed tomography in classifying acetabular fractures during orthopaedic residency training.  Jeffrey Garrett, MD, April 1, 2011

First Prize – Clinical Orthopaedic Society:  A potential mechanism for meniscus involvement in osteoarthritis.  Stone A, Long D, Loeser R, Ferguson C, October 1, 2011

First Prize – North Carolina Orthopaedic Association:  A potential mechanism for meniscus involvement in degenerative joint disease.  Stone A, Long DL, Loeser RF, Ferguson C, October 9, 2011

First Prize – Oscar Miller Day:  Are cultures and frozen sections reliable in diagnosing periprosthetic infections?  Plate JF, Stone AF, Seyler TM, Marker DR, Akbar M, Mont M, October 14, 2011

First Prize – Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation/Orthopaedic Research Society Mid-Atlantic Resident Research Symposium hosted by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine:  A potential mechanism for meniscus involvement in osteoarthritis.  Austin Stone, October 26, 2011

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