honors & awards

We are proud of our lab fellows and students who have received the following honors and awards:


 

  • Danilea M. Carmona Matos, M.S.
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Medical Research Fellow Award (2018)
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Research Travel Scholarship Sponsored by Neurovision Medical Products (2018)
    • Latino Medical Student Association Travel Scholarship for Annual Meeting (2018)
  • Rachael Guenter
    • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Engineering T32 Pre Doctoral Training Grant Recipient, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2018)
    • American Thyroid Association Trainee Grant (2018)
    • Blazer Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Alabam at Birmingham (2017-2018) 
  • Samuel Jang, M.D.
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Medical Research Fellow Award (2016)
  • Yash Somnay, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Deb Hullet, PhD Translational Science Research Award (2015)
    • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Young Investigator Award (2011)
  • Jacob Bender
    • PEOPLE Excellence in Research Award (2014)
  • Eric Weinlander
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2014)
  • Sara Tesfazghi
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Best Poster Award (2013) 
  • Sara Murray Holden, M.D.
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Resident Research Award (2013)
  • Jocelyn Burke, M.D.
    • University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Resident Research Award (2013)
    • Commission on Cancer American College of Surgeons Research Award (2013)
    • University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Resident Research Award (2012)
    • American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship (2011) 
  • Priyesh Patel, M.D.
    • Association for Academic Surgery Medical Student Research Award (2012)
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2012)
  • Kevin Shepet, M.D.
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Resident Research Award (2012)
  • Amal Alhefdi, M.D.
    • Saudi Forum Best Graduate Research Award (2011)
  • Catherine McManus, M.D.
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2011)
  • Monica Woll, M.D.
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2011)
  • Haggi Mazeh, M.D.
    • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons Travel Award (2011)
    • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Young Clinical Investigator Award (2010)
  • Madhu Roy, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Top Ranked Abstract Award at the Academic Surgical Congress (2010)
  • Linda Youngwirth, M.D.
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2010) 
  • Barbara Zarebczan Dull, M.D.
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Best Poster Award (2010)
    • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Travel Award (2010)
    • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Basic Science Research Award (2010)
    • Midwest Surgical Association Resident Research Award (2010)
    • American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship (2009)
  • Joel T. Adler, M.D.
    • Association for Academic Surgery Medical Student Research Award (2010)
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Clinical Science Research Award (2007)
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Medical Research Fellow Award (2007)
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2007)
  • Scott Pinchot, M.D.
    • Harold P. Rusch Award for Clinical Research (2009)
    • Layton F. Rikkers Award for Clinical Research (2009)
    • Midwest Surgical Association Resident Research Award (2008)
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Basic Science Research Award (2008)
    • Association for Academic Surgery Research Award (2007)
  • Anna E. Bargren, M.D.
    • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons Travel Award (2009)
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2009)
  • Mackenzie Cook, M.D.
    • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Research “Rising Star” Award (2009)
    • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Travel Award (2009)
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Medical Research Fellow Award (2008)
  • Susan Pitt, M.D.
    • Paul Lo Gerfo American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Resident Research Award (2009)
    • Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Leadership Scholarship (2009)
    • American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship (2007)
  • Ashley Kappes Cayo, M.D.
    • Association for Academic Surgery Medical Student Research Award (2008)
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Resident Research Award (2006)
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2005)
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society President’s Award (2005)
  • David Y. Greenblatt, M.D.
    • Association for Academic Surgery Best Oral Presentation by a New Member Award (2008)
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Resident Research Award (2007)
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Basic Science Research Award (2007)
    • Midwest Surgical Association Resident Research Award (2006)
    • Association for Academic Surgery Research Award (2005)
    • University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Resident Research Award (2005)
  • Chris Platta, M.D.
    • Association for Academic Surgery Resident Research Award (2008)
    • Shapiro UW Excellence in Research Award (2007)
  • Daniel Hottinger
    • Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award (2007)
  • Max Cayo
    • Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award (2006)
    • Trewartha Honors Undergraduate Research Fund Award (2006) 
  • Jamie J. Van Gompel, M.D.
    • Herman Shapiro Award for the Most Outstanding Research as a Medical Student (2005)
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Basic Science Research Award (2004)
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Student Fellowship Award (2003)
  • David Conrad, M.D.
    • University of Wisconsin Medical Student Research Competition Award for Clinical Research (2004)
    • Wisconsin Surgical Society Clinical Science Research Award (2004)
  • Rebecca S. Sippel, M.D.
    • Paul Lo Gerfo American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Resident Research Award (2004)
    • University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Resident Research Award (2003) 
  • Amber Shada, M.D.
    • University of Wisconsin Medical Student Research Competition Award for Basic Research (2004) 
  • Eric Culbertson, M.D.
    • University of Wisconsin Medical Student Research Competition Award for Basic Research (2003)
  • Elizabeth Harris, M.D.
    • Hilldale Research Award (2002)
  • Sandeepa Musunuru, M.D.
    • American Medical Association Seed Grant for Laboratory Research (2002)
    • University of Wisconsin Medical Student Research Competition Award for Basic Research (2002)
  • Kelly Traeger, M.D.
    • Hilldale Research Award (2002)