Past Heart Rhythm Society Award Recipients

Each year the Heart Rhythm Society identifies and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field and to the Society. Congratulations to the following distinguished individuals.

Abstract Awards (Highest Scoring)

Allied Professional

2016:   Monica Pammer, PA
2015:   Ian J. Wright, BSc,
2014:   Ping He, BSc
2013:   Melissa E. Middeldorp
2012:   Kimberly D. Guise, ANP
2011:   Jill Repoley, MSN, CRNP
2010:   Elizabeth A. Ching, RN, FHRS, CCDS
2009:   David J. Tester, BS
2009:   Erica S. Zado, PAC
2009:   Lauren Wilson, BS, CEPS
2009:   Douglas Beinborn, RN, MA
2009:   Cynthia A. Carnes, PHARMD, PhD, FHRS
2009:   Courtney Schuten, BSN, RN, CEPS, CCDS
2009:   Michael F. Swartz, PA
2009:   Etel Silva
2008:   Imad Hameedullah, BSc

Fellow

2016:   Chuanyu Wei, PhD
2015:   Christian van der Werf, MD, PhD
2014:   H. Immo Lehmann, MD
2013:   Michael P. Brunner, MD
2012:   Raphael K. Sung, MD
2011:   Valentina Kutyifa, MD
2010:   Kasturi K. Ghia, MD
2009:   Sanjeev P. Bhavnani, MD
2008:   Anita Wokhlu, MD
2008:   Yanfei Ruan, MD

Women in EP

2013:   Aysha Arshad, MD, FHRS

Council Of Allied Professionals (NASPE/CAP) Award

1994:   Lois Schurig, RN, MSA
1990:   Jennifer A. Fraser, RN, FHRS
1990:   Susan L. Song, RN, BSN, FHRS

Distinguished Scientist Award

2016:   Stuart J. Connolly, MD
2015:   Mark E. Josephson, MD
2014:   Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD
2013:   Jeffrey E. Saffitz, MD, PhD
2012:   Arthur A. M. Wilde, MD, PhD
2011:   Arthur J. Moss, MD
2010:   Yoram Rudy, PhD, FHRS
2009:   Jose Jalife, MD, FHRS
2008:   Andre G. Kleber, MD
2007:   D. George Wyse, MD, PhD, FHRS
2006:   Raymond E. Ideker, MD, PhD, FHRS
2005:   Dan M. Roden, MD
2004:   Michael R. Rosen, MD, FHRS
2003:   Andrew L. Wit, PhD
2002:   Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, FHRS
2001:   Peter J. Schwartz, MD
2000:   Robert J. Myerburg, MD
1999:   Ralph Lazzara, MD, FHRS
1998:   Maurits A. Allessie, MD, PhD
1998:   J. Thomas Bigger Jr., MD
1997:   Madison S. Spach, MD
1997:   Albert L. Waldo, MD, FHRS
1996:   James L. Cox, MD
1996:   Gerard M. Guiraudon, MD
1995:   Douglas P. Zipes, MD, FHRS
1994:   Paul F. Cranefield, MD, PhD
1993:   Michiel J. Janse, MD
1992:   Borys Surawicz, MD
1991:   Mauricio B. Rosenbaum, MD
1990:   Agustin Castellanos, MD
1989:   Maurice Lev, MD
1988:   Gordon K. Moe, MD, PhD
1987:   Michel Mirowski, MD
1987:   Will C. Sealy, MD
1986:   Charles Kossmann, MD
1985:   John C. Callaghan, MD
1985:   Wilfred G. Bigelow, MD
1985:   Jack Hopps
1984:   Wilson Greatbatch, PE
1983:   Brian F. Hoffman, MD
1982:   Barouh Berkovits, MSEE

Distinguished Service Award

2016:   Nora Goldschlager, MD, FHRS
2015:   David S. Cannom, MD, FHRS
2014:   John D. Fisher, MD, FHRS, CCDS
2013:   Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD, FHRS
2012:   Anne B. Curtis, MD, FHRS
2008:   Stephen C. Hammill, MD, FHRS
2007:   Michael E. Cain, MD, FHRS
2005:   Marleen E. Irwin, RCRT, FHRS
2004:   Nancy L. Stephenson, BSN, FHRS
2003:   Barbara K. Krause, MA
2002:   Melanie T. Gura, MSN, CNS, FHRS
2001:   Daniel E. Nickelson
2000:   Wilton W. Webster, BSME
1999:   Leonard A. Cobb, MD
1998:   Carol J. McGlinchey
1996:   Jennifer A. Fraser, RN, FHRS
1995:   Jacques Mugica, MD
1994:   Susan L. Song, RN, BSN, FHRS
1992:   J. Warren Harthorne, MD, FHRS
1991:   Henry D. McIntosh, MD
1990:   Victor Parsonnet, MD, FHRS
1989:   Seymour Furman, MD
1988:   J. Walter Keller, BSEE, MS
1986:   JeanJ. Welti, MD
1985:   Earl Bakken
1985:   William P. Murphy, MD
1980:   David Link

Distinguished Teacher Award

2016:   Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD, FHRS
2015:   Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, FHRS
2014:   L. Brent Mitchell, MD
2013:   G. Neal Kay, MD
2012:   John M. Miller, MD, FHRS
2011:   Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD, FHRS
2010:   David L. Hayes, MD, FHRS
2009:   Melvin M. Scheinman, MD, FHRS
2008:   Edward P. Walsh, MD
2007:   Paul A. Levine, MD, FHRS
2006:   Berndt Luederitz, MD, FHRS
2005:   Francisco G. Cosio, MD, FHRS
2004:   Fred Morady, MD
2003:   George J. Klein, MD
2002:   Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, FHRS
2001:   A. John Camm, MD, FHRS
2000:   Hein J. J. Wellens, MD
1999:   John J. Gallagher, MD
1998:   Nora Goldschlager, MD, FHRS
1997:   Howard B. Burchell, MD
1996:   Mark E. Josephson, MD
1995:   Leonard S. Dreifus, MD
1994:   Charles Fisch, MD
1992:   S. Serge Barold, MD, FHR

Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award

2016:   Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, FHRS
2015:   José Jalife, MD, FHRS
2014:   Stanley Nattel, MD, FHRS
2013:   Raymond E. Ideker, MD, PhD, FHRS
2012:   Dan M. Roden, MD, FHRS
2011:   Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD, FHRS
2010:   James N. Weiss, MD
2009:   David Kass, MD
2008:   Michael R. Rosen, MD, FHRS
2007:   Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD
2005:   Jeffrey E. Saffitz, MD, PhD

Eric N. Prystowsky Fellows Clinical Research Award

2016:   Dong-Hyeok Kim, MD
2015:   Rajiv Mahajan, MD
2014:   Rajeev K. Pathak, MBBS
2013:   Abhishek J. Deshmukh, MBBS
2012:   Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD
2011:   Jose L. Baez-Escudero, MD
2010:   Caroline Medi, MBBS
2009:   Matthew R. Ginks, MBBS
2008:   Marcos Daccarett, MD 
2008:   Seiichiro Matsuo, MD

Eric N. Prystowsky Early Career Researcher Award

2016:   Varun Sundaram, MD
2015:   Seigo Yamashita, MD, IHU
2014:   Shuyan Qi, MD
2013:   Alexander Fuernkranz, MD

Eric N. Prystowsky Lectureship Award

2016:   William G. Stevenson, MD, FHRS

HeartRhythm Journal Outstanding Publication Awards

Basic Research

2016:   Ludovic Gillet, PhD
2015:   Jin Li, MD
2014:   Marvin G. Chang, MD, PhD
2013:   Eugenio Cingolani, MD
2012:   Jacob C. Odenstedt, MD
2011:   Michelle L. Milstein, BS, PhD
2010:   Zenawit Girmatsion
2009:   Shengmei Zhou, MD
2008:   Hiroshi Morita, MD, PhD
2007:   Vikram Lakireddy, MD
2006:   Michelle S. C. Khoo, MBChB, FHRS
2005:   Akiko Seki, PhD

Clinical Research

2016:   Min Soo Cho, MD
2015:   Ki-Woon Kang, MD, PhD
2014:   Arnon Adler, MD
2013:   Jason Costa
2012:   Michael C. Gavin
2011:   T. Jared Bunch, MD
2010:   Jean-Francois Sarrazin, MD, FHRS
2009:   Darwin D. Jeyaraj, MD
2008:   Lisa B. Cronk, MD
2007:   Sorin Lazar, MD
2006:   Raja N. Ghanem, PhD
2005:   Starr R. Kaplan, MD

Joan and Douglas P. Zipes Publication of the Year Award

2016:   David D. McManus, MD, ScM, FHRS
2015:   Marmar Vaseghi, MD, MS, FHRS
2015:   Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FHRS

Founders Award

2001:   J. Warren Harthorne, MD, FHRS
2001:   Carol J. McGlinchey

Founders Lectureship Award

2016:   Warren M. Jackman, MD, FHRS
2015:   Gregory Y. H. Lip, MD
2014:   José Jalife, MD, FHRS
2013:   Stanley Nattel, MD, FHRS
2012:   Michel Haïssaguerre, MD
2011:   Maurits Allessie, MD, PhD
2010:   Mark E. Josephson, MD
2009:   Hein J. Wellens, MD
2008:   A. John Camm, MD, FHRS
2007:   Albert L. Waldo, MD, FHRS

Heart Rhythm Society Travel Scholarships

2016:   Martin Aguilar, MD
2016:   Wouter Berger, MD
2016:   An Bui, MD
2016:   Celine Gallagher, RN, MS
2016:   Jacob Hantla, CRNA, CCDS, FHRS
2016:   Benjamin Helm, MS
2016:   Jeroen Hendriks, PhD
2016:   Yuxuan Hu, PhD
2016:   Sarah King, MS
2016:   Alejandra Leo-Macias, PhD
2016:   Jackson Liang, DO
2016:   Sarah McIntosh, MSc
2016:   Lindsay Meyers, MS
2016:   David Orenstein, CEPS
2016:   Matthew Thomas, MSc
2015:   Emily Brown, MS
2015:   Roy Lin, MD
2015:   Kate Orland, MS
2015:   Pierre Qian, MBBS
2015:   Husain Shabeeh, PhD, MRCP
2015:   Lasse Skibsbye, MSc
2015:   Sarah Ann Worsnick, PA
2014:   Julie Hathaway, MSc., CGC, CCGC
2014:   Taisuke Ishikawa, DVM, PhD
2014:   Saira Mohammed, BHE, MSc, CCRP
2014:   Kaitlyn Palmieri, ACNP
2014:   Alan J. Robertson, MBChB
2014:   Jacqueline Shuplock
2014:   Katherine G. Spoonamore, MS, CGC

Furman Travel Scholarships

2013:   Neal A. Chatterjee, MD
2013:   Nathan Robert Engstrom, BS, CCDS
2013:   Eleonora Savio Galimberti, MD, PhD
2012:   Gregory Beelek, PA, PAC
2012:   Isik Tucker, MD
2012:   Junaid A.B. Zaman, BCH, BM, MB
2011:   Daniel B. Kramer, MD
2011:   Tracey J. Littlefield, BSN
2011:   Rachel M.A. ter Bekke, MD
2010:   V. Ramesh Iyer, MD, FHRS, CCDS, CEPS
2010:   Krishnakumar Nair, BS, MB, MBBS, CCDS, CEPS
2009:   Cevher Ozcan, MD
2009:   Anita Wohlu, MD

Nancy L. Stephenson Award for Exemplary Industry/HRS Community Partnership

2016:   Paul A. Levine, MD, CCDS
2015:   Walter H. Olson, PhD, FHRS

NASPE Distinguished Achievement Award

2000:   Arthur J. Moss, MD
1996:   Seymour Furman

President's Award

2013:   N. A. Mark Estes III, MD, FHRS
2013:   David E. Haines, MD, FHRS
2013:   Douglas P. Zipes, MD, FHRS
2013:   M. Joan Zipes
2009:   Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, FHRS
2006:   Robin Johnson
2004:   Peter M. Spooner, PhD
2002:   David S. Cannom, MD, FHRS  
2000:   Morton M. Mower, MD
1986:   Glenn Rahmoeller, MS
1985:   Doris J. W. Escher, MD, FHRS
1984:   J. Warren Harthorne, MD, FHRS

Pioneer In Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology

2016:   Richard Sutton DsC, FHRS
2015:   Douglas P. Zipes, MD, FHRS
2014:   Gust H. Bardy, MD, CCDS
2013:   Albert L. Waldo, MD, FHRS
2012:   Harry G. Mond, MD, FHRS
2011:   Frank I. Marcus, MD
2010:   Nabil E. ElSherif, MD
2009:   Alden H. Harken, MD
2008:   Charles L. Byrd, MD
2007:   David G. Benditt, MD, FHRS
2006:   Brian F. Hoffman, MD
2005:   Guy Fontaine, MD, PhD, FHRS
2004:   Michel Haissaguerre, MD
2003:   John D. Fisher, MD, FHRS
2002:   Jeremy N. Ruskin, MD
2001:   Mark E. Josephson, MD
2000:   Warren Jackman, MD, FHRS
2000:   Kenneth B. Stokes, B Ch
1999:   Masood Akhtar, MD, FHRS
1999:   Victor Parsonnet, MD, FHRS
1998:   Paul C. Gillette, MD, FHRS
1998:   Bernard Lown, MD
1997:   F. Philippe Coumel, MD
1996:   Melvin M. Scheinman, MD, FHRS
1995:   Hein J. J. Wellens, MD
1993:   Herman K. Hellerstein, MD
1992:   Anthony N. Damato, MD
1992:   Nicholas P. D. Smyth, MD
1991:   Leonardo Cammilli, MD
1990:   William W. L. Glenn, MD
1989:   Doris J. W. Escher, MD, FHRS
1989:   Benjamin J. Scherlag, PhD
1989:   Paul M. Zoll, MD

Young Investigator Award (YIA)

Basic Science

2016:   Worawan B. Limpitikul, BS
2015:   Thomas Fischer, MD
2014:   Nicole J. Boczek, BA
2013:   Rajiv Mahajan, MD
2012:   Sameer Ather, MD
2011:   Tomonori Igarashi, MD, PhD
2010:   Christian Pott
2009:   Ravi Ranjan, MD, FHRS
2008:   Mihail G. Chelu, MD, PhD
2007:   Angeliki Asimaki, PhD
2005:   David J. Milan, MD
2004:   Blanca Rodriguez, PhD
2003:   Frederick G. Evans, PhD, CEPS
2002:   Heather S. Duffy, PhD
2001:   Faramarz Samie, MD
2000:   Dieter Nuyens, MD
2000:   Tetsuro Emori, MD, CEPS
1999:   Paul G. A. Volders, MD, PhD
1998:   Shien-Fong Lin, PhD
1997:   Wataru Shimizu, MD
1996:   Kenneth R. Laurita, PhD
1995:   Stephen D. Girouard, PhD
1994:   Candido Cabo, PhD
1993:   Christopher T. Leffler, MD
1992:   Da-Wei Lui, MS
1991:   Win-Kuang K. Shen, MD, FHRS
1990:   Zeng Wan-Zhen, PhD

Clinical Research

2016:   Nicolas Johner, MD
2015:   Hermeneglid Arevalo, PhD
2014:   Michael CG. Wong, MBBS
2013:   Amir A. Schricker, MD
2012:   Anand N. Ganesan, MBBS, PhD
2011:   Aditya Bhonsale, MD
2010:   Marcos Daccarett, MD, MS, FHRS
2009:   Jose Osorio, MD
2008:   Kurt C. Roberts-Thomson, MBBS
2007:   Harikrishna Tandri, MD
2005:   Sri Sundaram, MD, FHRS
2004:   Oliver R. Segal, MBBS, FHRS
2003:   Jason Ng, MS
2002:   Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, FHRS
2001:   Stephen W. Lord, MD
2000:   Gregory S. Nelson, PhD
1999:   Martin Lowe, MD
1998:   Paul B. Sparks, MBBS, PhD
1997:   Anna Maria J. Choy, MD
1996:   Steven J. Compton, MD, FHRS
1995:   Jeffrey E. Olgin, MD, FHRS
1994:   Gerald L. LeCarpentier, PhD
1993:   Stephen G. Keim, MD
1992:   Westby G. Fisher, MD
1992:   Konrad Gohl, MD
1991:   Peng-Sheng Chen, MD, FHRS

25 Years Of Service Award

2008:   Betsy Bougess Bogdansky

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