American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
2022 Award Winners Announced at 31st AMSSM Annual Meeting
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine presented the following awards during its Annual Meeting on April 12, 2022, in Austin, TX.
Best Overall Research Award – Erin Hammer, MD, MPH – Effect of Degree of Weight Cutting on In-Competition Injury Risk in Collegiate Division I Wrestlers
Harry Galanty Young Investigator Award – Kristin Whitney, MD – Running Gait Biomechanics in Children and Adolescents, Age and Sex-Specific Features
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 – Daniel Herman, MD, PhD – Return to Play After ACL Injury is Related to Neurocognitive Performance and Modified by Sex
The NCAA Award for best research presentation addresses the health and safety issues of college athletes.
Community Advocacy Award – Jennifer Koontz, MD, MPH, FAMSSM for her community-based, COVID-19 social media presence
Best Overall Case Presentations
Resident Scholarship Award Winners
South Bend/Notre Dame Resident Scholarship Winners
Galen Medical Student Scholarship Award Winners
Jason Davenport Memorial Scholarship Award
Agostini Medical Student Community Outreach Grant
NOTE: For more information, please contact the AMSSM, 4000 W. 114th St., Suite 100, Leawood, KS 66211, (913) 327-1415.