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2019 IMPRS Award Recipients and Recognition

Imprs 2019

Isaiah Sloss presents his poster to Emily Walvoord, MD.

We would like to congratulate all the medical students and faculty who participated in the 2019 IMPRS Program.  This summer, over 150 students from all nine campuses doing research and scholarly activities in the areas of laboratory and translational research, clinical research, health research outcomes and community health education.  We want to take this opportunity to congratulate the following students who are recipients of the scholarships, awards and recognitions.

2019 IMPRS Awards Mentee Mentor
Buckner Family Scholarship William Bridgeman Linda DiMeglio
Megana Rao Naga Chalasani
William Schrock Matthew Landman
Claude Smith Black, MD, Award for Outstanding Work in Research Alison Schmidt Stephanie Ware
William H. and Fern L. Hardiman Scholarship Cassandra Lange Sandeep Batra
Laura Wright Theresa Guise
Hazel and Tommy Thompson Cardiac Research Scholarship Austin Dukes Loren Field
Griffin Selch Linda Williams
Marvella Bayh Memorial Scholarship Nicholas Polster Teresa Zimmers
Ishani Sharma Gayle Gordillo

2019 IMPRS Overall Top Outstanding Posters: Finalists for the Oral Presentation Symposium

2019 IMPRS Finalists Mentors
Haider Al-Awadi Jim Williams
Jonathan Alessi David Nelson
Aatif Basher Ping Li and Mark Kaplan
Shawyon Baygani Andrew Jea
Bianca Blaettner Johnathan Tune
William Bridgeman Linda DiMeglio
Mikayla Burrell Dennis Savvaiano
Steven Dawson Ben Nti
Austin Dukes Loren Field
Amanda Essex Carrie Lawrence
Sarah Fisher Brian Gray
Lennon Gregor Mohammad Al-Haddad
Anish Karlapudi Heather O’Leary
Thomas Knowles Troy Markel
Cassandra Lange Sandeep Batra
Joseph Madden Michael Meneghini
Randall McComb Kent Redman
Nicholas Polster Teresa Zimmers
Megana Rao Naga Chalasani
Alison Schmidt Stephanie Ware
William Schrock Matthew Landman
Griffin Selch Linda Williams
Ishani Sharma Gayle Gordillo
Andrew Sickbert Lilian Plotkin
Kaleb Ware Peter Pang
Andre Woloshuk Tarek Ashkar
Laura Wright Theresa Guise

Other notable posters in each research track:

Laboratory and Translational Research Clarissa Hanna (Kieren Mather) Humza Khan (Ashay Bhatwadekar) Sai Nelanuthala (Reuben Kapur)
Clinical Research Mitchell Gray (Micah Smith) Luke Landrigan (T. Eric White) Setarah Mohammad Nader (Paul Musey)
Community Health Partnership Derek Sloss and  Chiamara Anokwute (Michael McGee) Matthew Wilcox (Sarah Wiehe) Jessica Chiang (Deb Litzelman)
Health Research Outcomes Brycen Ratcliffe (Scott Stienecker) Christopher Miao (Linda Williams) Jacob Graham (Matthew Bair)
Education Jonah Persinger (Polly Husmann) Lindsey d’Arnaud (Polly Husmann) Taylor Schaetzle (Fen Lei Chang)

Honorable Mentions

Student’s Name Mentor
Roberto Alouidor Peng-Sheng Chen
Karim Amani Dimitrios Stefanidis
Uchechukwu Emili Heather Wolfe
Erica Kubascik Tatiana Kostrominova
Isaac Lamb Catherine Sears
Emily Iannopollo Kara Garcia
Amanda Lima Elliot Androphy
Neeta Patwari Timothy Corson
Ashley Poole Niha Samala
Joshua Streveler Marc Mendonca
Seugyup Sun Melissa Kacena
Aaron Teklesenbet Jeff Kline
Quinton Thompson Karen Pollock
Jackson Townsend Heather Hundley
Georgia Williams Sashwati Roy
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Emily Laughlin