Winners-All at CHEST 2017


With the great success of CHEST 2017, everyone who shared that event is a winner. But, we would especially like to call out some of the special winners who were recognized during our meeting in Toronto.

CHEST 2017 Awards

  • College Medalist Award Sidney Braman, MD, Master FCCP
  • Distinguished Service Award Nancy Collop, MD, FCCP
  • Master FCCP Suhail Raoof, MD, Master FCCP
  • Master FCCP Sidney Braman, MD, Master FCCP
  • Early Career Clinician Educator Septimiu Murgu, MD, FCCP
  • Master Clinician Educator Stephanie Levine, MD, FCCP
  • Presidential Citation Sanjeev Mehta, MD, FCCP
  • Presidential Citation Lisa Moores, MD, FCCP
  • Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence Christopher Carroll, MD, FCCPDeep Ramachandran, MBBS

Honor Lectures

  • Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture Personalized Treatment in COPD: A New Era of Treatment OptionsGerard J. Criner, MD, FCCP
  • Presidential Honor Lecture Passion, Perseverance, and Quantum Leaps: Major Advances in Lung Cancer CareM. Patricia Rivera, MD, FCCP
  • Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation When Air becomes BREATH…and a LIFE worth living Audrey King, MA
  • Distinguished Scientist Honor Lecture in Cardiopulmonary Physiology Sleep, Death and the HeartVirend K. Somers, MD, PhD, FCCP
  • Pasquale Ciaglia Memorial Lecture in Interventional Medicine Augmented Reality: Getting Real in Procedural EducationCarla R. Lamb, MD, FCCP
  • Roger C. Bone Memorial Lecture in Critical Care If You’ve Seen One ICU You’ve Seen All ICUs: Evidence-based Recommendations for the Organization of Critical CareGordon D. Rubenfeld, MD, MS
  • Edward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP/Master Teacher Honor Lecture “Pills” and the Air PassagesAtul C. Mehta, MBBS, FCCP
  • Murray Kornfeld Memorial Founders Lecture Trying to Change Clinical Practice: The Barcelona Respiratory Research GroupAntonio Torres Marti, MD, PhD, FCCP

CHEST Foundation Grant Awards

  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Keira Cohen, MD
  • CHEST Foundation and the Alpha-1 Foundation Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Diana Crossley, MBChB
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Asthma Drew Harris, MD
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Pulmonary Fibrosis Kerri Johannson, MD, MPH
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Women’s Lung Health Stephen Lapinsky, MBBCh, MS
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Emmet O’Brien, MBBCh
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Venous Thromboembolism Christopher Pannucci, MD
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Cystic Fibrosis Kathleen Ramos, MD, MS
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Sandeep Sahay, MD, FCCP
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Lung Cancer Kei Suzuki, MD
  • GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health Richard Wunderlink, MD, FCCP
  • CHEST Co-Branded Community Service Initiatives Sandra Adams, MD, MS, FCCP; Mary Hart, RRT, MS, FCCP
  • GAIN NSCLC Summits Community Service Grant J. Scott Ferguson, MD, FCCP
  • CHEST Foundation Community Service Grants Honoring D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP; Negin Hajizadeh, MD, MPH; Adam Silverman, MD

Case Report Poster Winners

Javier Ramos Rossy, MD

Bikash Bhattarai, MD

Nikita Leiter, MD

Lindsay Boole, MD, MPH

Muhammad Hammami, MD

Jonathan Dewald, MD

Ahmed Mahgoub, MD

Ali Saeed, MD

Aditya Kotecha, MD

David Attalla, MD

CHEST Challenge Winners

San Antonio Military Medical Center

David Anderson, DO

Paul Hiles, MD, BSc

Tyson Sjulin, DO

Alfred Soffer Research Award Winners

  • Marcos Restrepo, MD, MSc, FCCP: Anti-MRSA Coverage Overutilization as Empiric Therapy for Hospitalized Patients With Community-acquired Pneumonia and Health-care Associated Pneumonia
  • Michael Perkins, MD: Rothman Index Predicts ICU Mortality at 24 hours

Young Investigator Award Winners

  • Adam Przebinda, MD: Analysis of a Hospital-based Multimodal Quality Improvement Intervention to Improve Recognition and Treatment of Sepsis
  • Roozehra Khan, DO, FCCP: Growth in Social Media & Live-Tweeting at Major Critical Care Conferences: Twitter Analysis of Past 4 Years

Top 5 Slide Presentation Winners

  • Jonathan Corren, MD: Dupilumab Improves Asthma Control and Asthma-Related Quality of Life in Uncontrolled Persistent Asthma Patients Across All Baseline Exacerbation Rates
  • Aaron B. Holley, MD, FCCP: Heparin prophylaxis does not prevent VTE in the presence of acute kidney injury
  • Anil Vachani, MD, FCCP: A Blood-based Multi-gene Expression Classifier to Distinguish Benign from Malignant Pulmonary Nodules
  • Abhishek Mishra, MD: Comparison of Catheter directed thrombolysis vs systemic thrombolysis in pulmonary embolism: A propensity score match analysis
  • David E. Ost, MD, MPH, FCCP: Comparison of Practice Patterns and Outcomes for Recurrent Malignant Pleural Effusions

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