The AHNS is pleased to announce the AHNS Award Winners during the AHNS Annual Meeting during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM):
Margaret F. Butler Outstanding Mentor of Women in Head and Neck Surgery Award
2022 Winner Dr. Amy Y. Chen
AHNS Myers’ Family Diversity Summer Travel Fellowship in Otolaryngology
Awardee Symone V. Jordan
University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY. M.D. Candidate Class of 2024.
Entitled Work: Parathyroid Carcinoma: An NCDB Analysis to Understand Diagnostic Challenges and Outcomes of a Rare Endocrine Tumor
AHNS Manuscript Awards
Robert Maxwell Byers Paper Award
Balaji Sadhasivam, PhD; Jimmy Manyanga, PhD; Vengatesh Ganapathy, PhD; Célia Bouharati, PharmD; Pawan Acharya, MS; Toral Mehta PhD; Basil Mathews, MD; Samuel Castles, MD; David A. Rubenstein, PhD; Alayna P. Tackett, PhD; Daniel Zhao, PhD; and Lurdes Queimado MD, PhD
Entitled work: Exposure to secondhand smoke extract increases cisplatin resistance in head and neck cancer cells.
Randal Weber, MD Award for Quality, Safety and Value in Head and Neck Oncology Paper Award
Nathan Farrokhian BS, Andrew J. Holcomb MD, Erin Dimon BS, Omar Karadaghy MD, Christina Ward BS, Erin Whiteford MS, Claire Tolan BA, Elyse K. Hanly MD, Marisa R. Buchakjian MD PhD, Brette Harding MD, Laura Dooley MD, Justin Shinn MD, C. Burton Wood MD, Sarah Rohde MD, Sobia Khaja MD, Anuraag Parikh MD, Mustafa G. Bulbul MD, Joseph Penn BS, Sara Goodwin BS, and Andrés M. Bur MD
Entitled work: Multi-institutional insight into the prognostic significance of quantitative measures neck dissection quality in clinically node negative oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
Best Resident Basic Science Research Paper Award
Liyona Kampel MD PhD, Sara Davidova MD, Shlomo Tsuriel PhD, Narin Carmel-Neiderman MD MsC, Victoria Hannes MsC, Galya Lerman PhD, Moran Penn MsC, Inna Ospovat MD, Orit Gutfeld MD, Leonor Leider-Trejo MD, Dov Hershkovitz MD PhD, and Nidal Muhanna MD PhD
Entitled work: Utilizing Circulating Tumor DNA for Risk Level Stratification of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Best Resident Clinical Paper Award
Sallie M. Long, MD, Amy L. Tin, MA, Annu Singh, BDS, Bridget O’Hara, BSN, RN; Marc A. Cohen, MD, MPH, Nancy Lee, MD, David G. Pfister, MD, Tony Hung, MD, MBA, MSCR, Richard J. Wong, MD, Andrew J. Vickers, PhD, Cherry L. Estilo, DMD, Jennifer R. Cracchiolo, MD
Entitled work: Comparison of objective measures of trismus and salivation with patient-reported outcomes following treatment for head and neck cancer.
Best Prevention and Early Detection Paper Award
Brette C. Harding, MD, MS, Danielle Mintzlaff, Tabitha L. Galloway, MD
Entitled work: Targeting the Rebellion: Cancer Prevention through Human Papilloma Virus 2 Vaccine Education of College Students