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The National 2019 Abstract Winners

July 17, 2019

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APMA is pleased to announce the winners of the APMA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Competition. The six categories of awards are as follows:

Outstanding Oral Abstract Presentation: The top three oral abstract presentations as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: Effectiveness of Multidisciplinary Groups in Reducing Major Amputation Rate in Adults with Diabetes: A Systematic Review—Rachel H. Albright, DPM, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Matthew L. Diamond
Alyse L. Acciani, MPH
Nivethitha Manohar
Jennifer Murillo
Juan J. Delgado-Hurtado, MD
Anael Kengne

Second place: Charcot Reconstruction versus Transtibial Amputation versus Bracing for Non-Plantigrade Charcot Foot Neuroarthropathy: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis—Rachel H. Albright, DPM, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH
Dane Wukich, MD
David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD

Third place: Rotational Flaps in Complicated Partial Foot Amputation: A Retrospective Review to Assess Initial Healing and Flap Survival—Elizabeth F. Neubauer, DPM, MSHA, will receive $100

Co-author:
Troy J. Boffeli, DPM

Outstanding Poster Abstract (Single Case or Small Case Study/Series): The top three poster abstracts as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: Effect of Hallux Valgus Surgery on Balance and Gait in Older Adults: A 12 Month Longitudinal Assessment—Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Janki A. Patel
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Sai V. Yalla, PhD
Alyse L. Acciani, MPH

Second place: Subchondroplasty: An Alternative Treatment for Midfoot Arthritis—Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS

Third place: Inaccuracy of Forefoot Axial Radiographs in Determining the Coronal Plane Angle of Sesamoid Rotation in Adult Hallux Abducto Valgus Deformity: A Study Using Weight-Bearing CT Scanning—Lawrence S. Osher, DPM, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Jill S. Kawalec, PhD
Duane J. Ehredt Jr., DPM
Joseph R. Fleck, DPM
Kelsi M. Nutter
Kiarash Bakhaj, DPM

Outstanding Poster Abstract (Large Case Study/Series): The top three poster abstracts as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: Loss of Deformity Correction in the Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis? A Comparison of Techniques with and without Intercuneiform Fixation—Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS

Second place: A Prospective Comparison of Combination Weil Metatarsal Osteotomy and Direct Plantar Plate Repair versus Weil Metatarsal Alone for Forefoot Metatarsalgia—Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS

Third place: The “Haglund’s View”: A Retrospective Review of Lateral Oblique Radiographs for Patients with Retrocalcaneal Heel Pain—Troy J. Boffeli, DPM, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Tyler K. Sorensen, DPM
Collin G. Messerly, DPM

Outstanding Poster Abstract (Resident): The top three poster abstracts as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: The Podiatric Medical Profession: A Gender Comparison—Brittany A. Brower, DPM, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Michelle L. Butterworth, DPM
Mary E. Crawford, DPM
Zhengqi Tan, MPH
Jonathan D. Moore, MPH
Sumihiro Suzuki, PhD
Brian B. Carpenter, DPM

Second place: Delayed Onset Compartment Syndrome in a Patient with Elevated INR: A Case Study—Carlyn M. Hinish, DPM, will receive $250

Co-author:
Andrew H. Cohen, DPM

Third place: Fungal Osteomyelitis as a Complicating Factor of Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Diabetic Foot Infection: A Case Study—Lenny X. Nguyen, DPM, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Michael J. Huchital, DPM
Jason J. Kim, DPM

Outstanding Poster Abstract (Student): The top three poster abstracts as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: Visualizing Satellite Cell Activation in a Lower Extremity Resistance Training Mouse Model—Jennifer M. So will receive $500

Co-authors:
Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc
Daniel A. Peterson, PhD
Amanda F. Lin, DSc

(TIE) Second place: BESTest Evaluation and its Correlation to Laboratory Based Biomechanical Assessments of Balance in Type 2 Diabetic Population—Nicholas J. Beci will receive $250

Co-authors:
Ahanth Vedantham
Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc
Sai V. Yalla, PhD

(TIE) Second place: Effect of pH on Rate of Chronic Wound Healing: A Systematic Review—Arthur Tarricone, MPH, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Karla De La Mata
Ronald L. Soave, DPM

Third place: Reflection on Patient Outcomes Following m-Health App Usage: Healthcare Resources in the Digital Age—Christen R. Canada, MS, will receive $100

Co-author:
Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc

Outstanding American Public Health Association (APHA) Podiatric Health (POD Section) Student Poster Abstract and Arthur E. Helfand, DPM Award, winner selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

Correlation of Preoperative Radiographic Severity with Disability and Symptom Severity in Hallux ValgusAlyse L. Acciani, MPH, will receive $250

Co-authors:

Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH


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