Navigation Links
AIUM Presents 2009 Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Awards
Date:3/31/2009

LAUREL, MDThe 2009 Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Awards will be presented on April 3 at the AIUM Annual Convention in New York, New York. The awards honor two recipients who have contributed to the growth and development of medical ultrasound. The clinical science award will be presented to Lawrence Platt, MD, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles, California. The basic science award will be presented to Ernest Feleppa, PhD, director of the Frederic Lizzi Center for Biomedical Engineering at Riverside Research Institute in New York, New York.

Clinical science awardee Lawrence Platt, MD, has authored more than 300 publications, including 3 books and 285 peer-reviewed articles. His research includes studies in prenatal diagnosis, ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology, and the biophysical assessment of the fetal condition. His work has been funded by numerous agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr Platt is on the editorial boards of 6 medical journals, including the AIUM's Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Dr Platt served as president of the AIUM from 1999 to 2001 and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 2002 to 2004. He was chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for 11 years and remains a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine. He also maintains a private practice in maternal-fetal medicine and women's ultrasound in Los Angeles.

Basic science awardee Ernest Feleppa, MD, has been the recipient of 14 public health service grants, including 8 research grants from the NIH. He was principal investigator of 7 and coprincipal investigator of 1. His biomedical research has yielded 3 patents, and he has published more than 100 scientific papers.

Dr Feleppa occupied several research positions at Riverside Research Institute before assuming his current role. In addition, he is an adjunct associate professor at Pace University, adjunct associate professor of surgery at New York Medical College, adjunct research associate professor of surgery at Drexel University, and adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University.

The award's namesake, Joseph H. Holmes, was an important figure to both the field of diagnostic ultrasound and the AIUM. His early efforts in ultrasound research helped advance the field of ultrasound and encourage others to conduct new research.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Hilderbrand
jhilderbrand@aium.org
301-498-4100
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Frontiers in Optics presents scientific advancements
2. New book presents successful strategies for probing genetic variation
3. NARSAD presents 2007 prizes for outstanding achievement in neuroscience and psychiatric research
4. New book presents methods to poke and prod individual molecules
5. Internationally recognized experts presents a complete overview on hydroecology and ecohydrology
6. Researcher helping to pioneer medical therapy for Fragile X Syndrome presents latest findings
7. ICS presents prestigious Digby McLaren Medal to Cincinnatis Carl Brett
8. Penn presents inaugural symposium on applied mathematics and computational science
9. Soil Science Society of America presents 2008 fellows
10. Soil Science Society of America presents awards in Houston
11. Arbor Vita presents new data on cancer diagnostic at EUrogin
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/9/2016)... leader in attendance control systems is proud to announce the introduction of fingerprint attendance ... the right employees are actually signing in, and to even control the opening of ... ... ... Photo - ...
(Date:6/2/2016)... 2016   The Weather Company , an IBM Business ... industry-first capability in which consumers will be able to interact ... questions via voice or text and receive relevant information about ... Marketers have long sought an advertising solution that can ... personal, relevant and valuable; and can scale across millions of ...
(Date:5/16/2016)... 16, 2016   EyeLock LLC , a market ... opening of an IoT Center of Excellence in ... the development of embedded iris biometric applications. ... convenience and security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it ... from DNA. EyeLock,s platform uses video technology to deliver ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Newly created ... and solutions to the healthcare market. The company's primary focus is on new ... and marketing strategies that are necessary to help companies efficiently bring their products ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Epic ... sensitively detects cancers susceptible to PARP inhibitors by ... tumor cells (CTCs). The new test has already ... therapeutics in multiple cancer types. Over ... DNA damage response pathways, including PARP, ATM, ATR, ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016   Boston Biomedical , an ... designed to target cancer stemness pathways, announced that ... Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and ... cancer, including gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer. Napabucasin is ... inhibit cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is ... treatments and faster cures for prostate cancer. Members of the Class of 2016 ... countries. Read More About the Class of 2016 PCF ... ... ...
Breaking Biology Technology: