The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Society's 2014 award that recognize outstanding contributions to the field of women's health and menopause. Recipients will be acknowledged during the NAMS 25th Annual Meeting, in Washington, DC, on October 15-18, 2014.
The top prize of $1,000 went to:
Poster #52 "Estradiol Variability, Stress Sensitivity, and Depressed Mood in the Menopause Transition" Presented by Dr. Jennifer Gordon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
The 3 runners up won $500 each. In poster number order, they are:
Poster #60 "Age-Related Changes in Ovarian Antral Follicular Dynamics: Associations With Endometrial Hyperplasia"
Presented by Ms. Caitlin Hunter, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
Poster #62 "Timing and Persistence of Effect of Conjugated Estrogen/Bazedoxifene in Postmenopausal Women"
Presented by Dr. Risa Kagan, University of California, San Francisco, CA.
"Incidence of Endometrial Spotting & Bleeding During Continuous Combined Estrogen Plus Progestin Therapy in Normotensive verses Hypertensive Postmenopausal Women"
Presented by Dr. Intira Sriprasert, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA.
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: Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc Boston, MA
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: Michelle P. Warren, MD, NCMP New York, NY
NAMS Media Award This award recognizes a media professional whose body of work, through any consumer media outlet (ie, print, television, radio, Internet) has served to expand the knowledge and understanding of menopause
Recipient: Barbara A. Dehn, RN, MS, NP, NCMP, FAANP NurseBarb Los Altos, CA
NAMS Menopause Practitioner of the Year This award recognizes one current NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) for outstanding work to his/her patients.
Recipient: Mary K. Clarkin, RN, MS, CNP, NCMP Cleveland, OH
NAMS/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Paper of the Year Award The award recognizes the best paper published in Menopause in 2013. The recipient is selected by the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
Recipient: Rowan T. Chlebowski, MD, PhD Torrance, CA "Estrogen alone and joint symptoms in the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial" Menopause. 2013;20(6):600-608
New Investigator Awards This award recognizes the outstanding abstract submissions of four investigators who have achieved their degree within the past seven years.
William I. Fisher,
PhD Pittsburgh, PA
PhD Chapel Hill, NC
MD Tokyo, Japan
(student) Berne, Switzerland
These 34 scholarships were designed to provide medical residents, fellows, and DNPs In-Training the opportunity to attend the 2014 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.
MD Memphis, TN
HSBc, MD, CCFP Ottawa, ON, Canada
RN, BSN, DNP(S) Moreno Valley, CA
MD Jamaica Plain, MA
FNP, DNP(S) DuPont, WA
Margaret Ellings, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC, DNP(S) Seattle, WA
MD New York, NY
MSN, APRN, ANP-C, DNP(S) Arlington, TN
MD Memphis, TN
RN-C, DNP(S) Sahuarita, AZ
San Francisco, CA
MD Montreal, QC, Canada
WHNP-BC, MSN, DNP(S) Littleton, CO
MD, BScHons Toronto, ON, Canada
RN, DNP(S) Rockville, MD
MD, MPH Boston, MA
Jennifer Lykens-Schnacke, DO Cincinnati, OH
BSN, RN-C, OB, DNP(S) Ramona, CA
MD Wyomissing, PA
MD Winter Park, FL
RN, DNP(S) East Hartford, CT
MD Cincinnati, OH
MS, WHNP-BC, DNP(S) Dallas, TX
MD St. Petersburg, FL
MD Tyler, TX
BSN, DNP(S) Bethesda, MD
MD, MPhil San Francisco, CA
MN, ARNP, FNP, DNP(S) Seattle, WA
MD, NCMP Toronto, ON, Canada
RN, BSN, DNP(S) Seattle, WA
MD Charlottesville, VA
BScH, MD, FRCSC Ottawa, ON, Canada
MD New York, NY
MD Baltimore, MD