2017 Award Recipients

awards 1Student Prize Paper Award:   Melanie Jacobson

  •  Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Title: Thyroid hormones and menstrual function in a longitudinal cohort of premenopausal women
  • Mentor: Michele Marcus
  • Co-authors: Penelope Howards, Lydsey Darrow, Metrecia Terrell, Jessica Spencer, James Kesner, Juliana Meadows, Michele      Marcus




awards 2Heinz-Berendes International Travel AwardCarina Bagge

  • Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Title: Risk of dementia in adults with congenital heart disease: A population-based cohort study






awards 3


Rising Star AwardDeshayne Fell

  • School of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Ottawa
  • Mentor:  Robert Platt






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Mentoring Award:  Claudia Holzman

  • Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Michigan State University







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President’s AwardMichael Kramer

  • Depts. of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McGill University







Trainee Poster Awards


Daniel Kuhr, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

  • Title: Vitamin D and bioavailability of androgens in women with proven fecundity
  • Co-authors: Lindsey Sjaarda, Keewan Kim, Ukpebo Omosigho, Neil Perkins, Robert Silver, Enrique Schisterman, Tiffany Holland, Sunni Mumford

Helen Chin, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

  • Title: Urinary concentrations of phthalate metabolites and associations with the rise of human chorionic gonadotropin and rescue of the corpus luteum
  • Co-authors: Anne Marie Jukic, Kelly Ferguson, Clarice Weinberg, Allen Wilcox, Donna Baird

Honorable Mentions:

Kristen Moore, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

  • Title: Chlamydia trachomatis seroprevalence and ultrasound diagnosed uterine fibroids in a large population of African-American women

Farah Qureshi, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Title: Psychological and behavioral assets in childhood and the maintenance of optimal cardiometabolic health to age 17
  • Co-Authors: Laura Kubzansky, Karestan Koenen