Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Resident Research Awards

Neel Mansukhani: 2016-2017 American Medical Association Foundation, Research Seed Grant Award Winner

Stephen Chiu: 2016-2017 ASTS Resident Scientist Scholarship, American Sociaty of Transplant Surgeons

Stephen Chiu: 2017 C. Walton Lillehei Award Finalist, American Association of Thoracic Surgeons

Stephen Chiu: 2016 Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress

Kyle Miller: 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Award, $225,000

Kyle Miller: 2016 American Heart Association Innovation Forum Challenge, First Place Award

Kyle Miller: 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition Fourth Place Award sponsored by EY

Kyle Miller: 2016 Cisco Internet of Everything Innovation Challenge Prize

Kyle Miller: 2016 TMCx Digital Health Accelerator Prize

Kyle Miller: 2016 NASA Earth/Space Human Health and Performance Innovation Award

Kyle Miller: 2016 TiE RBPC Angel Investment Prize

Mark Knab: 2016 Dr. Susan Perlman Award Winner

Neel Mansukhani: 2016 Edelstone-Bendix Resident Basic Science Research Competition Award Winner "Targeted NANOtherapeutics for Treatment of Atherosclerosis"

Christina Minami: 2016 Edelstone-Bendix Resident Clinical Research Competition Award Winner "Fear versus Knowledge: A Qualitative Assessment of the Effect of Medical Malpractice Environment on Surgical Clinical Practice"

Neel Mansukhani: 2016 Lloyd S. Rogers Award - Best Overall Presentation, Association for VA Surgeons National Meeting

Neel Mansukhani: 2016 Best Vascular Surgery Resident Abstract, Introduction to Academic Vascular Surgery

Neel Mansukhani: 2016 DeWeese Award for Best Overall Abstract, Introduction to Academic Vascular Surgery Meeting

Neel Mansukhani: 2015 Northwestern Medicine Enterprise Data Warehouse Pilot Data Grant Winner

Stephen Chiu: 2016 C. Walton Lillehei Award Finalist, American Association of Thoracic Surgeons

Stephen Chiu: 2015 Looking to the Future Resident Scholarship, Socitey of Thoracic Surgeons

Kyle Miller: 2016 Best Written Business Plan sponsored by Palo Alto Software

Kyle Miller: 2016 Mercury Fund Elevator Pitch Competition 4th Place Prize

Kyle Miller: 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition Semi-Final Round Flight 2, First Place Award

Kyle Miller: 2016 San Diego State University Lean Business Model Competition, Third Place Award

Kyle Miller: 2016 SPIE Startup Challenge Finalist (Top 6 companies) 

Kyle Miller: 2016 “Create the Future Design Contest” Medical Winner

Molly Wasserman: American Medical Association Foundation, Synthetically Engineered Targeted Gold Nanoparticles for the Prevention of Restenosis Following Vascular Interventions, 2015

Michael Wanding: NIH/NIGMS F32 award, The Impact of Public Reporting on Clinical Outcomes and Quality Improvement, 7/1/15-6/30/18

Courtney Morgan: 1st Place Abstract Competition, Vascular Surgery Resident, 8th Annual Introduction to Academic Surgery, USH Health Center to Advance Medical Learning and Simulation, 2014

Ravi Rajaram: Chicago Surgical Society Annual Resident Award for Surgical Research, 2014

Vivek Prakash: SVS Student Research Fellowship Award 2014, "Development of a Novel Injectable Therapy to Stop Hemorrhage"

Ezra Teitelbaum: 1st Prize, Best Resident/Fellow Presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2014.

Ezra Teitelbaum: SAGES Recognition of Excellence Award Coin, SAGES 2014

Ezra Teitelbaum: SAGES Researcher in Training Award, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2014 

Courtney Morgan: 1st Place Basic Science Quickshot, 38th Annual Association of VA Surgeons Meeting, 2014

Ezra Teitelbaum: Award for Excellence in Innovation, Association for Surgical Education, 2014

Courtney Morgan: Finalist, Society of University Surgeons Ethicon Resident Research Award, 2014

Ravi Rajaram: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Resident Scholarship, 2013

Joel Sternbach: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Resident Scholarship, 2013

Daniel McCarthy: "Thermal Analysis of a Thermal Ablation Medical Device", NCIIA - Stage 2, $19,000

Ezra Teitelbaum"Multidisciplinary Curriculum for Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration", 9/1/13-8/31/14, $50,000

Kibbe, Melina; Gregory, Elaine “Improving Graft Patency: A Novel L-Ascorbic Acid ePTFE Modification”, NHLBI, $59,432

Mazen Albaghdadi: "Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Liquid Cast Drug-Eluting Biodegradable Stent", $172,386

Edward Moreira: "Development of a Targeted Therapy to Prevent Restenosis Following Cardiovascular Interventions", $98,476

Daniel McCarthy: "Thermal Analysis of a Thermal Ablation Medical Device", NCIIA, $5,000

Ezra Teitelbaum"Multidisciplinary Curriculum for Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration", 9/1/12-8/31/13, $50,000

Elaine Gregory: "L-Ascorbic Acid-Poly(diol-citrate): An Innovative Approach to Improve Vascular Sugery Outcomes", American Heart Association, 7/1/12-6/30/13 $105,844

Daniel McCarthyNational Network of Libraries of Medicine's Technology Improvement Award,  5/1/12-8/31/12 $3,830

Daniel McCarthy: Cook Medical Incorporated "NUvention Fellowship", 6/1/11-5/30/12 $50,000

Seth Krantz: Association for Academic Surgery Resident Research Award 2009-2011 $30,000

Jessica Naiditch: American Medical Association Foundation Research Seed Grant $2,500, March 2011

Byron Santos: Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research (NOSCAR), 2010-2011: $70,000

Kyle Zanocco: National Institutes of Health Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Research Award, 2011-13