Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition
and 2018 Resident Poster Competition

 
Be sure to attend the finalist's presentations during the 102nd Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar, Thursday May 17, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00pm.

 

"Dr. Gerard Yu’s life was a living testament to embody the highest standards and principles of both professional and personal conduct, while achieving nationally the highest standards of medical and surgical proficiency with an ongoing and continual dedication to excellence.”

From Dr. Bruce Blank, Past President of OHFAMA and a former student of Dr. Yu. The Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition and 2016 Resident Poster Competition will be held on Thursday June 9, 2016 at 1:00pm during the 100th Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.  This is an opportunity for active resident members of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association to showcase their talent and hard work in the presentation of their research.  

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The 2017 Paper Competition Finalists:

1 - Shayne Erman, DPM: A Discussion of the Currently Accepted Standards of Pathogen Identification in Human Infectious Processes - Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center

2 - Brianna David, DPM; Stephanie Kastel, DPM: Determining the Presence of Bioburden on High Touch Surfaces in a Healthcare Setting: A Quality Improvement Project in a Hospital-Based Podiatry Outpatient Clinic - Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center

3 - Michael B. Canales, DPM, FACFAS; Grace C Craig, DPM; John Boyde, Jr., DPM; Mario Markovic, MS, SM (ASCP) MT; Richard A. Chmielewski, MD: Dissemination of Pathogens by Mobile Phones in a Single Hospital – St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

4 - Eric So, DPM; Nate Preston, DPM; Timothy Holmes, DPM: Longevity & Incidence of Revision of the Midofied Brostrom Procedure for Lateral Ankle Ligament Repair: A Systematic Review – Grant Medical Center

5 - Adam Grahn, DPM: Revision Procedures for Failed First Metatarsophalangeal Implants: A Review of the Literature – Northside Medical Center (Western Reserve Health Education)


The 2017 Abstract Poster Competition received many great entries.  Posters were displayed on Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9, 2017 during the 101st Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.  The top finalists presented after the Scientific Paper Competition at the Columbus Hilton at Easton during the 2017 Annual Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.

The 2017 Poster Competition Finalists:

1 - 12 Year Follow-Up of Achilles Tendon Reconstruction with Allograft Tendon with Calcaneal Bone Block - Submitted by Eric So, DPM; Timothy Holmes, DPM - Grant Medical Center

2 - Muscle Transpositional Flaps for the Treatment of Lower Extremity Osteomyelitis and Exposed External Hardware - Submitted by Coleman Clougherty, DPM, AACFAS; Edgardo Rodriguqz, DPM; Grace Craig, DPM; Kartick Patel, DPM, MHSA; Ashley Mandela, DPM - St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

3 - Split Peroneus Longus Free Tendon Autograft Transplantation for the Treatment of Neglected Extensor Hallucis Longus Tendon Laceration: A Case Report - Submitted by Eric So, DPM; Trevor Black, DPM; Bradley Mehl, DPM - Grant Medical Center

4 - The Syme's Amputation: Revisiting Complications & Learning From Failures - Submitted by: Michael B. Canales, DPM, FACFAS; Kartick Patel, DPM; Grace Chuang, DPM; Preston Panicco, DPM - St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

5 - The Use of Intramedullary Nonvascularlized Fibular Autograft with External Fixation for Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in Patients Affected by Charcot Neuroarthropathy: A Technique - Submitted by: Michael Canales, DPM, FACFAS; Grace Craig, DPM; Kartick Patel, DPM, MHSA; Matthew Reiner, DPM - St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

 

The 2017 Resident Competition Finalists

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Img 0922 Dr. Robert Brarens with Dr. Eric So - the 1st place winner of the Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition and the 2017 Resident Poster Competition.