Resident Awards

Congratulations to all of the Resident Lecture Award winners!

2017

Spring: April 7, 2017 (Infectious Diseases of the Head and Neck), MEEI, Boston, MA

Philip Ryan Camilon, MD - Bostons University
Fungus, Coffee, and the Nine-banded Armadillo
Mamie Higgins, MD - Albany Medical College
Quadrivalent Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination as Adjuvant Therapy in Pediatric Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
Eric Eisen, MD - Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Gas-forming Infections

Also, congratulations to our Resident Research Grant Award Winner Marc Polacco, MD from Darmouth-Hitchcock. His research topic is entitled, "Measuring Local Flap Oxygenation Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance." We look forward to hearing from Dr Ren at our April meeting.

2016

Winter: December 9, 2016 (Illuminating Developments in Head and Neck Imaging), Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA

Erin Haser, MD - Tufts University
Reducing Radiation in the Workup of Grisel's Syndrome
Elliott Kozin, MD - Harvard Medical School
The Auditory Connectome: Fiber Tracking Implant Candidates with Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nathan Grohmann, MD - University of Vermont
Ultrasound-Guided Transcutaneous Needle Biopsy of a Tongue Base Mass

Fall: October 15, 2016 (Healthcare Metrics: Separating the Signal From the Noise), Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Zachary Quay-de la Vallee, MD - Tufts University
Pain Management in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic
Marc A. Polacco, MD - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Patient Access and Opportunity Cost in Head and Neck Surgery
Christine Cairns, MD - University of Vermont
The Effect of Surgical Instrument Sterilization on Quality of Care

Spring: April 1, 2016 (Complications in Head and Neck Surgery), MEEI, Boston, MA

Ashley Dunn, MD - Yale University
Tobacco Use and the Role of Preventative Medicine in Head and Neck Surgery
Jessica Riccio, MD - Albany Medical Center
Depression as a Cause of Mortality in Total Laryngectomy Patients
Kathryn Noonan, MD - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Necrotizing Fasciitis: A Complication of Peritonsillar Abscess

Also, congratulations to our Resident Research Grant Award Winner Yin Ren, MD, PhD from Harvard, MEEI, Boston, MA. His research topic is entitled, "Tumor Penetrating Delivery of Nanoparticles to Human Vestibular Schwannomas." We look forward to hearing from Dr Ren at our April meeting.

2015

Winter: December 4, 2015 (Otolaryngological Manifestations of Rheumatologic Diagnoses), The Starr Center, Boston, MA

Matthew Naunheim, MD - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Acute and Chronic Laryngeal Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Marissa Schwartz, MD - University of Connecticut
Pemphigus of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract
Ameer Shah, MD - Tufts University
Laryngotracheal Sclerosis: A Rare Cause of an Uncommon Disease

Fall: October 9, 2015 (Management of Salivary Gland Disorders: Infectious, Inflammatory and Neoplastic), Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA

Todd Spock, MD - Yale University
Salivary Ductal Carcinoma - The Role of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Mamie Higgins, MD - Albany Medical College
MR Sialography as an Alternative to Fluoroscopic Evaluation
Scott Finlay, MD - Boston University
IgG Mediated Disease of the Salivary Glands

Spring: March 27, 2015 (Skin Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment and Reconstruction), MEEI

Dunia Abdul-Aziz, MD - Harvard University
Atypical Cranial Nerve Invasion from Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Christine Cairns, MD -Univeristy of Vermont
Diagnostic Delay Involving Cutaneous Malignancy of the Head and Neck
Michael Otremba, MD - Yale University
Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the External Ear: Clinical Factors in the Stratification and the Role of Elective Llymph Node Dissection

Also, congratulations to our Resident Research Grant Award Winner Sidharth Purham, MD from Harvard University. His research topic is entitled, "Identification of Intratumoral Subpopulations in Oral Cavity Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using Novel Single Cell Sequencing." We look forward to hearing from Dr Purham at our April 2016 meeting.

2014

Winter: December 5, 2014 (Allergy Update), Starr Center, Boston, MA

Jessica Riccio, MD - Albany Medical Center
Omalizumab as an Effective Treatment Modality for Recalcitrant Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis
Stefanie Saunders, MD - Boston University
Allergy Emergencies and Epinephrine
Julia Toman, MD - Yale University
Non-IgE Mediated Food Allergy: The Role of Elimination Diet

Fall: October 10, 2014 (Sinus and Ear Surgery: Spelunking in the Skull Base), Albany Medical Center

James Naples, MD - University of Connecticut
Surgical Management for an Unusual Variant of BPPV
Minyoung Jang, MD - Boston University
An Unusual Temporomandibular Joint Mass: Diagnostic Considerations and Treatment Approaches
Kristina Piastro, MD - Albany Medical College
Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to Intraconal Orbital Tumor

Spring: April 4, 2014 (Update in Pediatric Otolaryngology), MEEI

Matthew Dedmon, MD - Harvard University
Pediatric Vocal Fold Imaging with Optical Coherence Tomography
Alice Zhou, MD - Albany Medical College
Choanal Atresia: Past Present Future
Anju Patel, MD - Tufts University
A Novel Surgical Technique for Facial Reanimation in Children

Also, congratulations to our Resident Research Grant Award Winner James Naples, MD from University of Connecticut. His research topic is entitled, "The Effect of Different Doses of Intratympanic Diltiazem Against Cisplatin Induced Otototixicity in a Mouse Model." We look forward to hearing from Dr Naples at our April meeting.

2013

Winter: December 6, 2013 (New Technologies in Otolaryngology), New Haven, CT

Paul Neubauer, MD - Yale University
Middle Ear Implants
Margaret Carter, MD - Harvard University
Facial Transplantation
Dan Flis, MD - Tufts University
A Case Demonstrating the Utility of the Endoscope in Ear Surgery

Fall: October 11, 2013 (Laryngology Update), MEEI

Namita Murthy, MD - Boston University
Early Endoscopic Repair of Blunt Hypopharyngeal Trauma
Matthew Mori, MD - Harvard Medical School
Unusual Laryngeal Presentation of IgG4-Related Disease
Jack Russo, MD - Dartmouth Medical College
Saccular Cyst Masquerading as a Recurrence after Laryngeal Radiation

Spring: April 5, 2013 (Anosmia? Dysgeusia? What Next?), MEEI

Allan Lam, MD - Harvard University
The Glosopharyngeal Nerve, Contributions to Taste
Adam Weisstuch, MD - Albany Medical College
Congenital Anosmia: Living as an Otolaryngologist Without a Sense of Smell
Boris Paskhover, MD - Yale University
Anosmia: The Story of Zicam

Also, congratulations to our Resident Research Grant Award Winner Elliott Kozin from Harvard University. His research topic is entitled, "Optogenic Control of Central Auditory Neurons Using Chronos."" We look forward to hearing from Dr Kozin at our December meeting.

2012

Winter: December 7, 2012 (Tinnitus and Vestibular Disorders)

Christopher Schutt, MD - Yale University
Applied Optics: The Correlation Between Vestibular Ocular Reflex and Ocular Correction
Alice Zhao, MD - Albany Medical College
A Cause of Tinnitus: Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
Jeremiah Tracy, MD - Tufts University
Pulsate Tinnitus