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Award & Scholarship Recipients


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.

Poster Prize Winners

​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.

Poster #105
"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.


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:
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

Jennifer Gordon,
PhD
Chapel Hill, NC

Asuka Hirose,
MD
Tokyo, Japan

Ladina Noser,
(student)
Berne, Switzerland

 


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

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.


Shruti Adiga,
MD

Memphis, TN


Emily Brecher,
HSBc, MD, CCFP

Ottawa, ON, Canada


Lloydett Brewah,
RN, BSN, DNP(S)

Moreno Valley, CA
 


Margaret Chory,
MD
Jamaica Plain, MA
 

 
Nakeima Dorr,
FNP, DNP(S)

DuPont, WA


Margaret Ellings,
MN, ARNP, FNP-BC, DNP(S)
Seattle, WA


Dorothy Fink,
MD
New York, NY

 


Courtney Goode,
MSN, APRN, ANP-C, DNP(S)

Arlington, TN


Ashley Guild,
MD
Memphis, TN


Linda Hagemann,
RN-C, DNP(S)

Sahuarita, AZ

 
Jacqueline Ho,
MD

San Francisco, CA


Radomir Jarcevic,
MD

Montreal, QC, Canada


Linda Kottmann,
WHNP-BC, MSN, DNP(S)

Littleton, CO
 


Pamela Liao,
MD, BScHons

Toronto, ON, Canada


Brittany Lozier,
RN, DNP(S)

Rockville, MD
 


Rebecca Luckett,
MD, MPH
Boston, MA


Jennifer Lykens-Schnacke,
DO
Cincinnati, OH


Michelle McCormick,
BSN, RN-C, OB, DNP(S)
Ramona, CA


Rebekah McCurdy,
MD

Wyomissing, PA


Sirisha Mohan,
MD
Winter Park, FL 


Christina Morrissey,
RN, DNP(S)
East Hartford, CT


Subhratha Muthusamy,
MD
Cincinnati, OH


Brittany Nutt,
MS, WHNP-BC, DNP(S)
Dallas, TX
  


Jonathan Nutter,
MD
St. Petersburg, FL

 
Serah Obayangban,
MD
Tyler, TX
 


Jennifer Prosser,
BSN, DNP(S)
Bethesda, MD


Wael Salem,
MD, MPhil

San Francisco, CA
 


Brea Seaburg,
MN, ARNP, FNP, DNP(S)

Seattle, WA


Lindsay Shirreff,
MD, NCMP

Toronto, ON, Canada


Katherine Simons,
RN, BSN, DNP(S)

Seattle, WA
 


 Andrea Smith,
MD

Charlottesville, VA


Ardelle Stauffer,
BScH, MD, FRCSC

Ottawa, ON, Canada
 


Neha Talreja,
MD

New York, NY
 


John Wu,
MD

Baltimore, MD
 

 


    NAMS/Irwin J. Kerber Membership Scholarship Endowment
The NAMS/Irwin J. Kerber Membership Scholarship Endowment will provide a NAMS membership to one medical resident each year.

Recipient:
Amy M. Hernandez, MD
Tyler, TX 
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