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ISHLT 2017 Grants & Awards Recipients



Congratulations to all of our 2017 Grants & Award Recipients, including Stuart Jamieson who received the ISHLT Lifetime Achievement Award. We would also like to extend congratulations to the winners of the abstract awards, grants & scholarships, and travel awards that were announced during the Saturday Plenary Session. Below you will see a complete list of the award winners from this presentation.

Norman E Shumway Career Development Award (supported by a gift from Enduring Hearts)
Nicole Valenzuela, PhD, D(ABHI)
UCLA Immunogenetics Center
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award
Keki Balsara, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA

Research Fellowship Grant Award
Ramiro Fernandez, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA

ISHLT/Enduring Hearts Research Fellowship Grant Award
Jane O, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

ISHLT/O.H. Frazier Award in MCS Translational Research Sponsored by Medtronic
Yasuhiro Shudo, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, USA

Transplant Registry Early Career Award
Laith Alshawabkeh, MD, MSc
Brigham & Womens/Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Yuka Furuya, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA

Christian Heim, MD
University of Erlangen
Erlangen, Germany

Monique Robinson, MBBS, MRCP, DPhil
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH, USA

Lorenzo Zaffiri, MD, PhD
Duke University
Durham, NC, USA

ISHLT Nursing, Health Sciences & Allied Health Research Grant Award
Samantha Anthony, PhD, MSW
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON, Canada

Philip K. Caves Award
Stephen Chiu, MD
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA

Early Career Scientist Award in Transplantation
Hsi-Min Hsiao, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA

Junior Faculty Clinical Case Dilemmas in Thoracic Transplantation Best Presentation Award
Robert Gottlieb, MD, PhD
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX, USA

Nursing, Health Sciences & Allied Health Excellence in Research Award
Maral Bakir, RN, PHN
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA

ISHLT International Traveling Scholarship Award
August 2016
Lucas Van Aelst, MD, PhD

December 2016
Espeed Khoshbin, MD, FRCS (CTh)

Leach-Abramsom-Imhoff Links Travel Awards
Writer of the Year
Quincy Young, PhD, RPsych
St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada

First Runner-Ups
Monica Horn, RN
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Honorable Mention
Melissa Cousino Hood, PhD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Erin Wells, RN, BSN, CPN
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA

ISHLT Annual Scientific Meeting Travel Grant

Nader Aboelnazar
Vanessa Blumer
Mary Bradbury, PharmD
Hong Chew, MD
Timothy Gong, MD
Samson Hennessy-Strahs
Lisa Hofste, BSc
Teruhiko Imamura, MD, PhD
Amit Iyengar, MS
Takashi Kanou

Rebecca Kelly
Liran Levy, MD
Hasina Maredia
Ei Miyamoto
Daisuke Nakajima, MD
Annelore Sacreas
Amrit Singh
Wiebke Sommer, MD
Jaimin Trivedi, MD, MPH


Again, congratulations to all of our award winners! If you would like to view the PDF of the slides presented during the ceremony, please click here. ■




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