1961 George H. Connor, M.D.
1982 Carl Wurster (NUMS)
1992 Michael Paciorke (U of Ill)
First Place: Jacqueline Greene, MD, Northwestern -- TITLE: Neural Engineering & Regeneration in Otolaryngology
Second Place: Shiayin Yang, MD, Loyola -- TITLE: Gene Expression Profiling: Prognostic Factor in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Third Place: Cheryl Nocon, MD, University of Chicago -- TITLE: Factors Affecting Delays to Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma, 1998-2011: A Report from the National Cancer Data Base
First Place: Lauren Murrill, M.D., Loyola -- Title: Targeting Toll-Like Receptors to Prevent Skin Cancer
Second Place: Jason Bell, M.D., Loyola -- Title: Effects of a Novel Mitochondria-Targeted Free Radical Scavenger on Gene Expression in the Facial Nerve Motor Nucleus After Axotomy
Third Place: David Walker, M.D., University of Chicago -- Title: Fluoroquinolone-Resistant MRSA’s Responsiveness to Ototopical Therapy in Vitro
First Place: Neela Rao, M.D., University of Illinois at Chicago; Title: The effects of topical yeast protein extract on wound healing in healthy and metabolically compromised mouse models
Second Place: John Cramer, M.D., Northwestern University; Title: Venous Thromboembolism in Otolaryngology: Do existing guidelines apply?
Third Place: Ryan Smith, M.D., Rush University Medical Center; Title: Familiarity of Neonatal Tracheostomy Care in the NICU
First Place: Saied Ghadersohi, M.D., Northwestern University
Second Place: Dara Adams, M.D., University of Chicago
Third Place: Aimee Kennedy, M.D., University of Chicago
May 29, 2019
First Place: Matthew Urban, MD; Rush University; Title: Rural Otolaryngology Disparities in Care: The State of Illinois
Second Place: Edward Westfall, MD; Loyola University; Title: Testosterone Recovers Chronic Vestibular Impairment Following Repeat Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Third Place: Abhita Reddy, MD; Northwestern University; Title: Identification of Clinical and Patient-Reported Measures for Evaluating Outcomes after Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
June 2, 2020
First Place: Samuel Racette, MD; Northwestern University; Title: Post-operative Type 2 Inflammatory Mediators Decrease after Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Second Place: Tirth Patel, MD; Rush University; Title: Air Pollutant Exposure is Associated with Sinonasal Histopathology in Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Third Place: Dara Adams, MD; University of Chicago; Title: Are Rhinitis and Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Associated in United States Adolescents?
May 5, 2021
First Place: Adam Howard, MD; PGY4, University of Chicago; Title: “Risk and Response Adapted De-Intensified Treatment for HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer”
Second Place: Tony Peter, MD; PGY4, Loyola University; Title: “Testosterone Promotes Vestibular Neuronal Survival in an Experimental Model of Repeat Mild Traumatic Brain Injury”
Third Place: Elycia Kazemian, MD; PGY3, Loyola University; Title: “The Role of Perineural Invasion in Parotid Malignancy Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”
May 18, 2022
First Place: Brian Yuhan, MD; PGY3, Loyola University; Title: "No-show Rates in an Academic Otolaryngology Practice Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Second Place: Matthew Maksimoski, MD: PGY5, Northwestern University; Title: "Can you hear me now? Ossicular Ligament Ossification Leads to Clinically Significant Conductive Hearing Loss"
Third Place: Julia Thomas, MD; PGY1, University of Chicago; Title: "Fostering Early Child Development in Spanish-Speaking Households through a Parent-Directed Home Visiting Intervention: A Randomized Controlled Trial"