Newswise — The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine presented the following awards during its 30th Annual Meeting on April 17, 2021.

Best Overall Research Award – Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, MD, MPH – The Athletes Rights Survey: A Step Towards Intentional Injury (Abuse) Prevention In Sport

Harry Galanty Young Investigator Award – Ashley Austin, MD – Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Adolescent Male Basketball Players: Survival Outcomes at School-Sponsored Versus AAU/Select Events

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 – Nicole Katz, BS - Collegiate Athletes with Female Athlete Triad Risk Factors Are At A Greater Risk Of Trabecular-Rich Bone Stress Injuries

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

Best Overall Case Presentations

  • Stephanie Carey, MD, MPH – Numbness, Tingling And Pain, Oh My: Unexpected Etiology Of Leg Pain In A Football Player
  • Connor Mitrovich, DO – Post-traumatic Blurry Vision In A Highly Competitive Soccer Player

Resident Scholarship Award Winners

  • Joseph Benert, MD
  • Emma Cronk, MD
  • Will Hollabaugh, MD
  • Matt LaCourse, MD
  • Leina'ala Song, MD
  • Sara Walker, MD, MS

South Bend/Notre Dame Resident Scholarship Awards

  • Brian Atkinson, MD
  • Christina Pedro, MD, MBA
  • Justin Reed, MD
  • Rock Vomer, DO, DPT

Galen Medical Student Scholarship Awards                       

  • Brittany Ammerman, MBS
  • Nicole Katz, BS
  • Eileen Storey, BA

Jason Davenport Memorial Scholarship Awards

  • Marisa Jayakar, MD
  • Alberto Oseguera, MD