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Everyone who attended CHEST Annual Meeting 2018 is a winner, but we would like to call out the winners participating in CHEST’s special categories of awards and events. Congratulations to all!


ANNUAL CHEST AWARDS

Master FCCP
David Gutterman, MD, Master FCCP

Distinguished Service Award
David Gutterman, MD, Master FCCP

College Medalist Award
Ghada Bourjeily, MD, FCCP

Master Clinician Educator
Lisa Moores, MD, FCCP

Early Career Clinician Educator
Amy Morris, MD, FCCP

Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence
Jean Rice

Presidential Citation
Darcy Marciniuk, MD, FCCP

Presidential Citation
D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP


HONOR LECTURES AND MEMORIAL AWARDS

Edward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP/Master Teacher Honor Lecture Accelerated Aging in COPD and Its Comorbidities: Novel Therapeutic Targets
Peter Barnes, MD, Master FCCP
The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Distinguished Scientist Honor Lecture in Cardiopulmonary Physiology
Understanding Diaphragm Performance: The Role of Ultrasound

F. Dennis McCool, MD, FCCP
The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Presidential Honor Lecture
Asthma: Past, Present, and Future

Jay Peters, MD, FCCP

Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture
Recent Developments in Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Long-Term Oxygen Therapy: Would Tom Petty be Pleased?

Richard Casaburi, MD, PhD, FCCP
The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation
Saving Lives…One Ventilator at a Time - HMV in 2018 and Beyond

Douglas McKim, MD, FCCP
The Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation is generously supported by International Ventilator Users Network of Post-Polio Health International and the CHEST Foundation.

Pasquale Ciaglia Memorial Lecture in Interventional Medicine
Evolution of Endobronchial Ultrasound: From Diagnostics to Therapeutics

Kazuhiro Yasufuku, MD, PhD, FCCP
The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Roger C. Bone Memorial Lecture in Critical Care
Methylprednisolone in ARDS: A Highly Effective Treatment. How it Works, How to Use it

G. Umberto Meduri, MD
The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

CHEST FOUNDATION GRANT WINNERS

Distinguished Scholar
Robert C. Hyzy, MD, FCCP
Eli Lilly and Company Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care MedicineGrant Title: The Use of Electrical Impedance Tomography to Assess Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
This grant is made possible due to the philanthropic support from Eli Lilly and Company.

Community Service Grantees
Deborah Haisch, MD
Columbia University Medical Center – New York, NY
CHEST Foundation Community Service Grant Honoring D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP
Grant Title: East African Training Initiative in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Pamela Garrett, CCRN, MN
Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville, GA
CHEST Foundation Community Service Grant Honoring D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP
Grant Title: Breathe Better Gwinnett

Phillip Sheridan
Mobile Care Chicago – Chicago, IL
CHEST Foundation Community Service Grant Honoring D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP
Grant Title: Home Environment Education for Children with Asthma

These grants are supported in full by the CHEST Foundation.

Research Grant Winners
Ayodeji Adegunsoye, MD, MS
Research Grant in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Grant Title: Impact of Telomere Length on Pulmonary Fibrosis Clusters Across Diverse Racial Cohorts

Justin Oldham, MD, MS
Research Grant in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Grant Title: Plasma Biomarkers to Predict Outcomes and Treatment Response in Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis

These grants above are supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc and Genentech.

Jacob Brenner, MD, PhD
Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Grant Title: Ambulatory Cuirass Ventilation for Relief of Exertional Dyspnea in Severe COPD Patients

William Zhang, MD
Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Grant Title: Pulmonary Iron Overload as a Novel COPD Endotype

These grants above are supported by AstraZeneca LP and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Margaret Bublitz, PhD
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Women’s Lung Health
Grant Title: Sex as a Predictor of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Its Consequences in Pregnancy
This grant is supported in full by the CHEST Foundation.

Tim Morris, MD, FCCP
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Venous Thromboembolism
Grant Title: Long-term Follow-up of Acute Pulmonary Embolism
This grant is supported in full by the CHEST Foundation.

Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Grant Title: Exercise Provocation in the Noninvasive Detection of Occult Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Emerging Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis
This grant is supported in full by the CHEST Foundation.

Don Sanders, MD, MS
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Cystic Fibrosis
Grant Title: Whole-genome Shotgun Sequencing of Oropharyngeal Swabs in Infants With CF
This grant is supported by Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Imran Sulaiman, MD, PhD
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria Diseases
Grant Title: Lower Airway Microbiota Signatures Associated W ith Impaired Immune Response in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterium
This grant is supported by Insmed.

Samira Shojaee, MD, MPH, FCCP
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Lung Cancer
Grant Title: Extracellular Vesicle miRNA as a Biomarker in Malignant Pleural Effusion
This grant is supported in full by the CHEST Foundation.

Anna Volerman, MD
CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Severe Asthma
Grant Title: A Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of Virtual Teach-to-Goal(TM) Education versus Brief Intervention for Children with Severe Asthma
This grant is supported by AstraZeneca LP.

ABSTRACT AND CASE REPORT WINNERS

Alfred Soffer Research Award Winners
Clauden Louis, MD: Left ventricular assist devices in Intermacs 1 acute cardiogenic shock patients

Babith J. Mankidy, MBBS, FCCP: Reduction in in-hospital cardiac arrest with early interventions in the emergency department and non-ICU units by a novel approach of rapid response teams and mobile ICU management

Young Investigator Award Winners
Fayez Kheir, MD, MSc: Intrapleural tissue plasminogen activator and deoxyribonuclease therapy vs early medical thoracoscopy for treatment of pleural infection: a randomized clinical trial

Michael Rosman, MD: The utility of end tidal CO2 (ETCO2) monitoring during in-hospital cardiac arrest to predict return of spontaneous circulation

Top 5 Abstract Poster Winners
Neha Agarwal, MD: The 3 wishes project: a feasible intervention to improve end of life care in the ICU at UCLA

Hiroaki Harada, MD: Usefulness of comprehensive preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation program including intensive nutritional support concomitant with physical exercise through an interdisciplinary team approach

Joseph M. Carrington, DO, MHA: Targeting the trans-IL-6 signaling pathway to reduce agriculture organic dust exposure-induced airway inflammation in mice

Yu Kuang Lai, MBBCh: The utility of parametric response mapping in pulmonary graft vs host disease following hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Top Abstract Poster Finalists
Ligia M. Puiu, MD, PhD, FCCP: Association between echocardiographic and lipid parameters to workers in the metalliferous mines

Kush R. Dholakia, MD: Colloids vs crystalloids for postoperative resuscitation in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery

Kulothungan Gunasekaran, MD, MBBS: Risk of VTE in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review

Laura B. Sutton, PharmD: Ease and correct use of Ellipta by age in patients with asthma and COPD

Ankur Mogla, MD: To assess the utilization of pulmonary function testing for perioperative respiratory complications in bariatric surgery patients

Ali Ammar: Tracheostomy and admission diagnosis as predictors for an extended length of stay (ELOS)

Charlene Kalani, PharmD: Efficacy and safety of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACS) in morbidly obese patients

Jonghoo Lee, MD: Performances of modified CRB-65 score compared to SIRS and QSOFA as a rapid screening tool for sepsis among infected patients in initial emergency department: a propensity score matching study

Frank J. Trudo, MD, FCCP: Clinical burden of eosinophilic COPD

Elise L. Stephenson, MD: Vitamin C and point of care glucose measurements: a retrospective, observational study

Faisal Siddiqi, MD: Implementation of an early mobility program in the medical ICU

Eileen Harder, MD: Connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension hospitalizations from 2001-2014

Sophie Korzan, MD: Exhaled nitric oxide and asthma-COPD overlap in patients hospitalized with exacerbations of airway disease: preliminary observations

Andreas Grove, MD: MicroRNA (MIRNA) and biological markers discriminate between normotensive and prehypertensive young men in hypobaric hypoxic environments

Snigdha Nutalapati, MBBS: Large cell neuroendocrine cancer of the lung: SEER 2004-2014 analysis

Anubhav Jain, MBBS: Survival benefit of beta-blockers in patients hospitalized for acute exacerbation of COPD

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