Research Awards 2011

ORAL PRESENTATION BY A TRAINEE

1st Place – Garner King Award –– presented to Dr. Yuenxin Shan & Mr. Dun Yuan Zhou – “Conferred Susceptibility to Acute and Ventilator Induced Lung Injury by Adoptive Bone Marrow Transfer of Myeloid Cells Lacking ATF3 Expression”

2nd Place – Alan Spanier Award – presented to Dr. Anthony Chau – “Feasibility Study to Compare Videolaryngoscopy Versus Direct Laryngoscopy in Critically IIl Patients”

3rd Place – Merit Award – Presented to Dr. Hussein Kanji“Emergency Cricothyroidotomy: a Randomized Crossover Trial Comparing Percutaneous Needle First Versus Incision First Techniques”

CLINICAL STUDY POSTER (MD/GRADUATE TRACK)

Best Clinical Poster Award –  presented to Mr. Marco Raggi – “Outcomes in Family Caregivers of Lung Transplant (LTX) Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation (PMV): The Towards Recover Study”

BASIC/ TRANSITIONAL SCIENCE POSTER (MD/GRADUATE TRACK)

Best Basic/ Transitional Science Poster Award – presented to Mr. Salahaddin Mahmudi-Azer – “Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Selective Mediator Release From Human Neutrophil Azurophilic Granules”

SCIENTIFIC POSTER (ALLIED HEALTH TRACK)

Best Research Poster for Nursing and Allied Health Award – presented to Marc Perreault, Zoe Thiboutot, Lisa Burry, Louise Rose, Salmaan Kanji, Jaclyn Leblanc, Roxanne Carr and David Williamson – “National Survey of Critical Care Pharmacists’ Views and Involvement in Clinical Research”

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT POSTER (ALLIED HEALTH TRACK)

Best Quality Improvement Poster for Nursing and Allied Health Award – – presented to Linda Nusdorfer, Mercedes Afidchao, Craig Dale – “Getting to the Bottom of the Problem: Weekly Pressure Ulcer Surveillance to Improve Patient Outcomes”