Research Days 2012

Category Winners

BS Oral Presenter Winner:

Kristin E Ceniccola

IBS Poster Winners:

1st Place - Jennifer Peters-Hall

2nd Place - Amanda Matthews

3rd Place - Sherry Dadgar

Health Sciences Oral Presenter Winner:

Samar Nasser, Ph.D., M.P.H., PA-C

Health Sciences Poster Winners:

1st Place - Mary Compton

2nd Place - Dhinu Jayaseelan

3rd Place - Catheeja Ismail

3rd Place - Moussa Ismail

School of Nursing Oral Presenter Winner:

Lamin Juwara

Milken Institute School of Public Health Oral Presenter Winner:

Christel Host

Milken Institute School of Public Health Poster Winners:

1st Place - Keri Fulcher

1st Place - Lisa Bo Feng

SMHS Oral Presenter Winners:

1st Place - Bradley Anderson

2nd Place - Lauren Rechtman

3rd Place - Karin Kuhn

SMHS Poster Winners

1st Place - Amy Sherman

2nd Place - Shiv Dua

3rd Place - Todd Spock

2012 Doris Deford Speck and George Speck, M.D. Endowed Prize Award

Zachary Ashwell

2011 Elaine H. Snyder Cancer Research Award

Rask Kumar, Ph.D.
Jeanny Aragon-Ching, M.D.

2012 Distinguished Researcher Award

John N. Van Den Anker, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Day Jacobs Student Awardee

“Reproductive Health Training Curriculum for Indian Female Sex Workers” was selected by the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health as the Best Student Poster on Women's Health for the 17th GW Health & Medicine Research Day.


Olumide Adeleye, Denise Martinez Daniel, Kelly Healy, Jennifer Hutnich, LeMia Jenkins, Nokafu Koudoro, Quinn Perkins, Sam Price, Kem Ramirez, Ashley Rowe, Meaghan Smith, Regan Trappler, Seema Sayyed, Thryza Dow, Blaine Parrish (Faculty Advisor)

GW Pediatrician van den Anker Receives 2012 Distinguished Researcher Award

John N. van den Anker, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Pediatrics, and of Pharmacology and Physiology, was named the Distinguished Researcher of the Year for GW during the 2012 Research Day events. The award is presented annually to honor a member of the faculty for outstanding research achievements as demonstrated by the quality and significance of the faculty member’s work and the individual’s track record of biomedical, public health, and health services research.

A neonatologist and pharmacologist, van den Anker’s research centers on the effects of pain medication in premature infants and directs major NIH clinical pharmacology grants.