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Congratulations to the 2021 Abstract Competition Winners

August 2, 2021

Congratulations!

APMA is pleased to announce the winners of the APMA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Competition!

The six categories of awards are as follows:

1. 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: Comparison of Patient-Centered Outcomes in Traditional Open and All Arthroscopic Brostrom Surgery for Lateral Ankle Instability—Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Mark Magnus, DPM
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Matthew Sorensen, DPM
Jeffrey Baker, DPM
Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH

Second place: Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty with Gastrocnemius Recession: Is Immediate Weightbearing Safe and Effective?—Deepali Darji, DPM, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Duane E. Ehredt Jr., DPM
Mark Razzante, DPM
Sydney Miggantz

Third place: Is Second Metatarsal Shortening Osteotomy Necessary when Performing a Lapidus Bunionectomy?—Ryan Rodela, DPM, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Matthew Diamond
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Matthew Sorenson, DPM
Jeffrey Baker, DPM
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS
Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH
Courtney M. Foote
Jonathan D. Furmanek

2. 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: Smart Offloading System with Remote Patient Monitoring to Improve Adherence and Manage Dosage of Safe Weight-Bearing Activities for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Patients—A Proof of Concept Design— Catherine Park, PhD, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Bijan Najafi, PhD
Ram Kinker Mishra, PhD
Gu Eon Kang, PhD
Davide Vigano
Karen D'Huyvette, ND, RN, MS
Jeffery W. Rankin, PhD
David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD

Second place: 3D Printed Patient-Specific Total Cuboid Replacement for Treatment of Post-Traumatic Arthritis: A Case Report— Paul Leatham, DPM, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Lance Johnson, DPM
Peter Highlande, DPM, MS
Coleman Clougherty, DPM

Third place: A Practical Solution Based on Daily Use of Lower Limbs Electrical Stimulation Therapy to Prevent ICU-Acquired Weakness in Critically Ill ICU Patients with Severe COVID-19 Infection—A Proof of Concept Double-Blinded Randomized Control Trial— Alejandro Zulbaran-Rojas, MD, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Ramkinker Mishra, PhD
Brian Lepow, DPM
Naima Rodriguez, MA
James Herlihy, MD
Muhammad Siddique, MD
Bijan Najafi, PhD

3. 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: Comparison of Regenerative Injection Therapy and Traditional Therapy for Sub-acute and Chronic Proximal Plantar Fasciitis—Alisha P. Joshi will receive $500

Co-authors:
Christopher Betrus, DPM
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS
Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA

Second place: Approximation of the Ankle-Brachial Index in the Setting of Medial Arterial Sclerosis—Andrew Meyr, DPM, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Jennifer Skolnik, DPM
Sara Mateen, DPM
Eric T. Choi, MD

Third place: A Comparison of Adverse Short-Term Outcomes Following Forefoot Amputation Performed on an Inpatient versus Outpatient Basis—Andrew Meyr, DPM, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Jennifer Skolnik, DPM
Sara Mateen, DPM
Laura Sansosti, DPM

4. Outstanding Poster Abstract (Resident)

The top three poster abstracts as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: Correlation of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Cultures to Surgically Treated Lower Extremity Wounds—Ramez Sakkab, DPM, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Tyler Macrae, DPM
Samantha Bagsic, PhD
Gonzalo Ballon-Landa, MD

(TIE) Second place: Anastomosis of Superficial Peroneal Nerve to Deep Peroneal Nerve for Treatment of Midfoot Arthritis: A Case Series—Nathan Mauren, DPM, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Alexis Wade
Krishan Singh, DPM
Brandon Gumbiner, DPM

(TIE) Second place: COVID-19 and the Impact of Lower Limb Amputation in a Pandemic within the Podiatric Community: A Retrospective Comparative Study—Reema Naman, DPM, will receive $250

Co-authors:
Kimberlee B. Hobizal, DPM, MHA
Tresa Wize, DPM

Third place: The Harvest of Calcaneal Bone Marrow Aspirate is a Safe and Efficacious Adjunctive Procedure with ORIF and Arthrodesis Procedures in the Foot and Ankle—Alexander Standiford, DPM, will receive $100

Co-authors:
Meghan K. Blanchet, DPM
Gurvikram Boparai, DPM
Corine L. Creech, DPM

5. Outstanding Poster Abstract (Student)

The top three poster abstracts as selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

First place: How Important is a Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomy in Preventing Hammertoe Recurrence?—Timothy P. Cheung, PhD, will receive $500

Co-authors:
Rachel H. Albright, DPM, MPH
Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS
Matthew Sorensen, DPM
Lowell S. Weil Jr., DPM, MBA
Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH

Second place: The Optimal Dose of Platelet-Rich-Plasma Injection for Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis—Rahul Mishra will receive $250

Co-authors:
Frances D. Svidler, MS
Jessica Sibal, MPH
Hargun Oberai, BS
Nathan Fletcher, BS
Chia-Ding Shih, DPM, MPH, MA

Third place: Metatarsal Head Resection as a Treatment for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis—Andrew To will receive $100

Co-authors:
Monica Cervantes, MA
Patricia Woo
Jason Aguas
Christian Costales
Chia-Ding Shih, DPM, MPH, MA

6. Outstanding American Public Health Association (APHA) Podiatric Health (POD Section) Student Poster Abstract and Arthur B. Helfand, DPM Award

As selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Annual Meeting Committee:

Vitamin C Level, Fruit and Vegetable Intake, and Glycemic Control in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer—Khan Phuong S. Tong will receive $250

Co-authors:
Jacquelyn Ortiz, CCRP, PMAC
Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MS

7. Attendees' Choice Award Winner

As selected by attendees of the Annual Scientific Meeting:

Adipose Derived Stem Cells in Chronic Wound Healing—Shalvi Prasad will receive $250

Co-authors:
Tamanna Hoqu
Nikhil Boga
Eric D. Stamps, DPM

 


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