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.
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.
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).
NAMS/Teva Women’s Health Medical Residents Excellence Awards
This award recognizes physicians or fellows who are currently in training in obstetrics and gynecology.
MD, PhD San Francisco, CA
MD, MPH New Haven, CT
Katharine C. Barnes,
MD Boston, MA
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
MD, FACOG New York, NY
Aleksander Stanic-Kostic, MD, PhD Boston, MA
This award recognizes the outstanding abstract submissions of four investigators who have achieved their degree within the past seven years.
PhD, MPH Baltimore, MD
MS Los Angeles, CA
MSc Melbourne, VIC, Australia
BSc Calgary, AB, Canada
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
MD Dallas, TX
Leigh Ann Breckenridge, FNP-C, MSN, RN, DNP(C) Memphis, TN
MD, MS, FACOG Dallas, TX
Kara Ann Ehlers,
MD Dallas, TX
MD Johnson City, TN
Elizabeth P. Gurney,
MD New York, NY
MD Greenville, SC
Kenneth W. Kaufmann, MD, MSE St. Petersburg, FL
Kelsey Kelso, MD Temple, TX
WHNP-BC, ANP-C, DNP(C) Murfreesboro, TN
Daniel A. Lee, MD Memphis, TN
MD Allentown, PA
MD Newark, DE
BSN, RN-BC, DNP(C) Memphis, TN
MD Overland Park, KS
Virginia A. Mensah,
MD Baltimore, MD
Nikita V. Mishra,
MD, PhD Reading, PA
Shelby E. Osborne,
DO Memphis, TN
MD, MPH Boston, MA
Molly M. Quinn,
MD San Francisco, CA
R. Mimi Secor,
NP, FAANP, DNP(C) Onset, MA
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