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Resident Paper Competition — 2022 Award Recipients

Picture of clinical first prize winner Dr. Jose Gutierrez. Picture of clinical second prize winner Dr. Ronit Patnaik. Picture of clinical third prize winner Dr. Mason Krysinski.
Drs. Jose Gutierrez, Ronit Patnaik, Mason Krysinski.


1st place ($500) – Dr. Jose Gutierrez (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Nutrition and Vitamin Deficiencies Are Common in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients

2nd place ($250) – Dr. Ronit Patnaik (General Surgery)
The Impact of an Autonomy Supportive Versus a Controlling Coaching Environment on Surgical Skill Acquisition for Novice Trainees

3rd place ($100) – Dr. Mason Krysinski (Otolaryngology)
Utilization of Acoustic Characteristics of Vocal Tremor as a Screening Tool for Parkinson's Disease


Picture of basic science first prize winner Dr. Mustafa Khan. Picture of basic science second prize winner Dr. Sam Tavakoli. Picture of basic science third prize winner Dr. Ankur Tiwari.

Drs. Mustafa Khan, Sam Tavakoli, Ankur Tiwari.

Basic Science

1st place ($500)– Dr. Mustafa Khan (General Surgery)
PD-L1 Plays a B Cell-intrinsic Role in Suppressing the Antibody Response and Anti-tumor Immunity

2nd place ($250) – Dr. Sam Tavakoli (Neurological Surgery)
Novel Unidirectional Drug Delivery System for Intrinsic Brain Neoplasms

3rd place ($100)– Dr. Ankur Tiwari (General Surgery)
Combination of CDK 4/6 Inhibitor Palbociclib With Rapamycin Synergistically Inhibits Growth of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Preclinical Models