American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
For Immediate Release Apr 29, 2018

2018 Award Winners Announced at 27th AMSSM Annual Meeting

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine presented the following awards during its 27th Annual Meeting on April 28, 2018 at the Swan and Dolphin Resort.

Best Overall Research Award – Jason Zaremski, MD – An Unaccounted Workload Factor: Pitch Counts in High School Pitchers, An Observational Study

Harry Galanty Young Investigator Award – Andrea Kussman, MD – The Female Athlete Triad Cumulative Risk Assessment Score Implemented at the Preparticipation Physical Exam Correlates with Risk of Bone Stress Injury in Collegiate Distance Runners: A Four-Year Prospective Study

The Harry L. Galanty, MD Young Investigator's Award is presented at the Annual Meeting for the most outstanding research presentation by a member who is a sports medicine fellow or who has recently completed fellowship training. The award was established in 2003 to honor Harry Galanty, MD, a charter member of the AMSSM, who passed away in 1999 at the age 36. Dr. Galanty’s contributions to sports medicine combined service and a commitment to teaching and research.

NCAA Research Award – Stephen Carek, MD – Interventricular Septum Measurements in Pre-Participation Screening of Collegiate Athletes: Understanding the Grey Zone

The NCAA Award for best research presentation addresses the health and safety issues of college athletes.

Best Overall Case Presentations 

  • Karl Reisig, MD for his case titled, Stopping Superman – A Kryptonite Pylon to the Abdomen Shatters a Season.
  • Amy Rabatin, MD for her case titled, Recurrent Right Ankle Pain in 15 Year-Old Basketball and Football Athlete.

Resident Scholarship Award Winners

  • Xiaoning Yuan, MD, PhD
  • Jovauna Currey, MD
  • Aloiya Earl, MD
  • Amy West, MD, Med
  • Jordan Knox, MD
  • Marc Gruner, DO, MBA, RMSK

NOTE: For more information, please contact the AMSSM, 4000 W. 114th St., Suite 100, Leawood, KS 66211, (913) 327-1415.

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