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Award & Scholarship Recipients


NAMS is pleased to announce the recipients of the Society's 2013 awards and scholarships that recognize outstanding contributions to the field of women's health and menopause. Recipients will be acknowledged during the NAMS 24th Annual Meeting, in Dallas, TX, on October 9-12, 2013.

The Society extends its congratulations to all of this year’s outstanding award recipients.

Poster Prize Winners

The top prize of $1,000 went to:

Poster #81
"Pharmacokinetics of the First Combination 17β-Estradiol/Progesterone Capsule in Clinical Development for Hormone Therapy"
Presented by Dr. James Pickar, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.
Dr. Pickar donated his prize money to NAMS.

The 3 runners up won $500 each. In poster number order, they are:

Poster #18
"Effects of Gender and Menopause on Mucosal Integrity Mediates HIV Pathogenesis"
Presented by Dr. Sumathi Sankaran-Walters, University of California Davis, Davis, CA.

Poster #38
"Endometrial Safety of Ospemifene: Results of the Phase 2/3 Clinical Development Program"
Presented by Dr. Ginger Constantine, EndoRheum Consultants, Media, PA.
Dr. Constantine donated her prize money to NAMS.

Poster #84
"Low-Dose Mesylate Salt of Paroxetine (LDMP) Reducted Patient Burden of Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms"
Presented by Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton, University of Virginia, Division of Midlife Health, Charlottesville, VA.
Dr. Pinkerton donated her prize money to NAMS.




Recognition Awards

 

NAMS/Thomas B. Clarkson Outstanding Clinical & Basic Science Research Award
This award recognizes a NAMS member’s outstanding menopause-related clinical or basic science research.

Recipient:
James H. Pickar, MD, FACOG
Bulger, PA


 

NAMS/Leon Speroff Outstanding Educator Award
This award recognizes a NAMS member’s excellence in menopause-related education of clinicians or the general public.

Recipient:
William A. Hohman, MD, FACOG, NCMP
Newark, DE


 

NAMS/Ann Voda Community Service Award
This award recognizes a healthcare provider within the NAMS membership who has demonstrated outstanding community service.

Recipient:
Susan G. Murrmann, MD
Memphis, TN


NAMS Media Award
This award recognizes a media professional whose body of work, through any consumer media outlet has served to expand the knowledge and understanding of menopause

Recipient:
Machelle M. Seibel, MD
Health Rock®, My Menopause Magazine
Worcester, MA


 

NAMS Menopause Practitioner of the Year
This award recognizes one current NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) for outstanding work to his/her patients.

Recipient:
Barbara J. DePree MD, NCMP
Holland, MI


 

NAMS/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Best Paper of the Year Award
The award recognizes the best paper published in Menopause in 2012. The recipient is selected by the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.

Recipient:
Bruce Ettinger, MD
San Francisco, CA

"Evolution of postmenopausal hormone therapy between 2002 and 2009" (Menopause 2012;19:610-615).


Excellence Awards

NAMS/Teva Women’s Health Medical Residents Excellence Awards

This award recognizes physicians or fellows who are currently in training in obstetrics and gynecology.

Lusine Aghajanova,
MD, PhD
San Francisco, CA

Asima Ahmad,
MD, MPH
New Haven, CT

Katharine C. Barnes,
MD
Boston, MA

Catha Fischer,
MD
New Haven, CT

Erin V. MacLellan,
MD
Hamilton, ON, Canada

 

Kelsey E. Mills,
MD
Toronto, ON, Canada

Jessica Rollings-Scattergood,
MD
Hamilton, ON, Canada

Prathima Setty,
MD, FACOG
New York, NY

Aleksander Stanic-Kostic,
MD, PhD
Boston, MA

 

 


New Investigator Awards

This award recognizes the outstanding abstract submissions of four investigators who have achieved their degree within the past seven years.

Rebecca Brotman,
PhD, MPH
Baltimore, MD

Ha Dang,
MS
Los Angeles, CA

Ensieh Fooladi,
MSc
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Amanda Tyndall,
BSc
Calgary, AB, Canada

 


NAMS/Pfizer Medical Resident, Fellow, and DNP In-Training Reporter Program

Medical Resident, Fellow, and DNP In-Training Reporters

These scholarships were designed to provide medical residents, fellows, and DNPs in training the opportunity to attend the 2013 NAMS Annual Meeting. The recipients have been asked to prepare a presentation on a topic of their choice from content at the meeting to share with colleagues in their program when they return home.

Tanya E. Anim,
MD
Daytona Beach, FL

David Banh,
MD
Dallas, TX

Leigh Ann Breckenridge,
FNP-C, MSN, RN, DNP(C)
Memphis, TN

Kathleen Chin,
MD, MS, FACOG
Dallas, TX

Kara Ann Ehlers,
MD
Dallas, TX

Rayan Elkattah,
MD
Johnson City, TN

Elizabeth P. Gurney,
MD
New York, NY

Katheryn Isham,
MD
Greenville, SC

Kenneth W. Kaufmann,
MD, MSE
St. Petersburg, FL

Kelsey Kelso,
MD
Temple, TX

Penny Lamascus,
WHNP-BC, ANP-C, DNP(C)
Murfreesboro, TN

Daniel A. Lee,
MD
Memphis, TN

Eunice Lee,
MD
Allentown, PA

Patricia Lo,
MD
Newark, DE

Heather McCarthy,
BSN, RN-BC, DNP(C)
Memphis, TN

 Erin McNulty,
MD
Overland Park, KS

Virginia A. Mensah,
MD

Baltimore, MD

Nikita V. Mishra,
MD, PhD

Reading, PA

Shelby E. Osborne,
DO

Memphis, TN

Manasa Patna,
MD, MPH

Boston, MA

 

Molly M. Quinn,
MD

San Francisco, CA

R. Mimi Secor,
NP, FAANP, DNP(C)
Onset, MA
 

Starr Steinhilber,
MD, MPH

Birmingham, AL

Semara A. Thomas,
MD
Charlottesville, VA

Tracy C. Timmer,
FNP-C, WHNP/DNP(C)

Schertz, TX
 



Elizabeth Uyen Tran,
MD
Houston, TX

Aileen T. Twomey,
NP, RN, MSN, DNP(C)
 
Allendale, NJ

Adeline M. Wakeman,
DNP, ARNP

Seattle, WA

Brianna S. Whittemore,
MD

Little Rock, AR

 

 

 



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