Research Day

Congratulations to our award winners!

Top Overall Presentation Prize ($1000 to be used toward research costs):
Melissa Stevens (Hospital Medicine)

Outstanding Oral Presentation - Clinical: [tie]
Laura Plantinga (Renal Medicine/General Medicine & Geriatrics) and Michelle Paine (Infectious Diseases)

Outstanding Oral Presentation - Basic Science: [tie]
Chungwen Wei (Rheumatology) and Brandon Johnson (Cardiology)

1st Place Clinical Poster:
Ayrenne Adams (Renal Medicine)

2nd Place Clinical Poster:
Kehmia Titanji (Endocrinology)

3rd Place Clinical Poster:
H. Om Sharma (General Medicine & Geriatrics)

1st Place Basic Science Poster:
Marina Hernandes (Cardiology)

2nd Place Basic Science Poster: [tie]
Samantha Yeligar (Pulmonary) and Lin Tan (Cardiology)

3rd Place Basic Science Poster: [tie]
Ben Perry (Renal Medicine) and Jau-Yi Li (Endocrinology)

Thank you very much to our abstract and poster judges for helping us to select the most outstanding presentations for these awards!


Download 2016 abstract book and program (PDF)


Past Research Day Event Information:

2015 Research Day

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The annual Emory Department of Medicine Research Day has celebrated research efforts across the Department of Medicine since 2008. The event brings together researchers from all divisions and provides an opportunity to share exciting new findings, facilitate scientific exchange and identify potential new collaborations. All members of the department, including postdoctoral fellows, residents and students, are encouraged to participate.

The full-day program includes both oral and poster presentations as well as a keynote address from a distinguished leader in academic medicine. Awards are given at the conclusion of the day to recognize the most outstanding presentations of the day.

Congratulations to the 2015 award winners:

Clinical, Quality, and Health Services Research Posters
1st Place: Ho Lim Lee (Renal Medicine)
2nd Place: Salim Hayek, MD (Cardiology)
3rd Place: Carlos del Rio, MD (Infectious Diseases)

Basic Science Posters
1st Place: Christopher Tipton, PhD (Rheumatology)
2nd Place: Xian Fan, PhD (Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)
3rd Place: Tie: Masakazu Fujii, MD, PhD (Cardiology) and Alejandra Valdivia Cortes, PhD (Cardiology)

Outstanding Oral Presentation – Basic Science
Samantha Yeligar, PhD (Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)

Outstanding Oral Presentation – Clinical, Quality, and Health Services & 2015 Top Overall Presentation Prize*
Barrett Bowling, MD, MSPH (General Medicine and Geriatrics)

*$1,000 to be used toward research costs.


Download materials from this event:

Program   |  Abstract book  | Dr. Stephens' slides

View abstract submission percentages by division.

2014 Research Day

Award Winners

  • Edward J. Benz, Sr., MD Memorial Research Award and Outstanding Oral Presentation - Basic Science: Abdul Malik Tyagi (Endocrinology)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation - Clinical/Quality/HSR: Amanda Marie James (Cardiology)
  • 1st Place Basic Science Poster: Matt Hudson (Nephrology)
  • 2nd Place Basic Science Poster: Emily Blalock (Rheumatology & Immunology)
  • 3rd Place Basic Science Poster: Alicia Lyle (Cardiology)
  • 1st Place Clinical Poster: TIE - Elizabeth Iffrig (Cardiology) and Saumeth Cardona (Endocrinology)
  • 2nd Place Clinical Poster: Jonathan Colasanti (Infectious Diseases) 
  • 3rd Place Clinical Poster: TIE - Jesse Couk (Infectious Diseases), Erik Renz (General Medicine & Geriatrics) and Barrett Bowling (General Medicine & Geriatrics)

Download the 2014 Research Day Program

Download the 2014 Research Day Abstract Book

View Photos from Research Day 2014

Benz Award

Award Winner Abdul Malik Tyagi, Endocrinology

2013 Research Day

Award Winners

  • Edward J. Benz, Sr., MD Memorial Research Award and 1st Place Basic Science Poster: Christopher Tipton (Rheumatology/Immunology)
  • 2nd Place Basic Science Poster: Samantha Yeligar (Pulmonary)
  • 3rd Place Basic Science Poster: David Brown (Cardiology)
  • 1st Place Clinical Poster: Kira Newman (Hospital Medicine)
  • 2nd Place Clinical Poster: Khuram Ashraf (Cardiology)
  • 3rd Place Clinical Poster: Elizabeth Held (Cardiology)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation - Basic Science: TIE - Ronald Trible (Infectious Diseases) and Nawazish Naqvi (Cardiology)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation - Clinical/Quality/HSR: TIE - Madeleine Hackney (General Medicine and Geriatrics) and Melissa Stevens (Hospital Medicine)

Download the 2013 Research Day Program

Download the 2013 Research Day Abstract Book

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Tipton

Award Winner Chistopher Tipton

2012 Research Day

Award Winners

  • Outstanding Oral Presentation – Basic Science: Samantha Yeligar (Pulmonology)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation – Clinical: Ronnie Ramadan (Cardiology)
  • 1st Place Clinical Poster: Christian Overgaard (Pulmonology)
  • 2nd Place Clinical Poster: Jenna McLendon (Nephrology)
  • 3rd Place Clinical Poster: Danny Eapen (Cardiology)
  • 1st Place Basic Science Poster: 2-way tie! Matthew Hudson (Nephrology) and Candace Adamo (Cardiology)
  • 2nd Place Basic Science Poster: 3-way tie! Bernard Lassègue (Cardiology), Hope Gole (Cardiology), Nawazish Naqvi (Cardiology)
  • 3rd Place Basic Science Poster: 3-way tie! S. Raju Datla (Cardiology), Myra Woodworth-Hobbs (Nephrology), Ioannis Parastatidis (Cardiology)

Download Research Day 2012 Program

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2011 Research Day

Award Winners

  • Outstanding Oral Presentation (tie): Monnie Wasse, Renal Medicine and Ruth Grossmann, Endocrinology
  • 1st Place Clinical Poster: M. Neale Weitzmann, Endocrinology
  • 2nd Place Clinical Poster (tie): Sushma Cribbs, Pulmonology Amit Shah, Cardiology
  • 1st Place Basic Science Poster: Angelica Amanso, Cardiology
  • 2nd Place Basic Science Poster: Martina Weber, Cardiology
  • 3rd Place Basic Science Poster: Bum-Yong Kang, Pulmonology

Download the 2011 Research Day Program