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

2018: Kimberly Mallory, BSN, RCES, RN
2017: Benjamin Helm, MS
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

2018: Kevin M. Trulock, MD
2017: Akira Fujii, MD
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 Allied Professional Award

2018: Susan L. Song, BSN, RN, FHRS
2017: Elizabeth “Betty” Ching, RN, FHRS (posthumously)

Distinguished Scientist Award

2018: Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD
2017: Mark E. Anderson, MD, FHRS (basic)
2017: Barry J. Maron, MD (clinical)
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: Jean J. Welti, MD
1985: Earl Bakken
1985: William P. Murphy, MD
1980: David Link

Distinguished Teacher Award

2018: William G. Stevenson, MD, FHRS
2017: Francis Marchlinski, MD, FHRS
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, FHRS

Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award

2018: Connie R Bezzina, PhD
2017: Alfred L. George, MD
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 Early Career Researcher Award

2018: Jorge Romero, MD
2017: Ki-Woon Kang, MD
2016: Varun Sundaram, MD
2015: Seigo Yamashita, MD, IHU
2014: Shuyan Qi, MD
2013: Alexander Fuernkranz, MD

Eric N. Prystowsky Fellows Clinical Research Award

2018: Mohamed Al Rawahi, MD
2017: Christian H. Heeger, MD
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 Lectureship Award

2018: Pierre Jais, MD
2017: Fred Morady, MD
2016: William G. Stevenson, MD, FHRS

Founders Award

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

Founders Lectureship Award

2018: Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD, FHRS, CCDS
2017: George J. Klein, MD
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

Furman Travel Scholarships

2103: Neal A. Chatterjee, MD
2103: Nathan Robert Engstrom, BS, CCDS
2103: 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

HeartRhythm Journal Outstanding Publication Awards

Basic Research

2018: Wei-Chung Tsai, MD
2017: David W. Hunter, BSEE
2016: Ludovic Gillet, PhD
2015: Jin Li, MD
2014: Marvin G. Chang, MD, PhD
2103: 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

2018: Gareth J. Padfield, MBChB, PhD, MRCP
2017: Tomos E. Walters, MBBS, PhD
2016: Min Soo Cho, MD
2015: Ki-Woon Kang, MD, PhD
2014: Arnon Adler, MD
2103: 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

2018: Lucas V. A. Boersma, MD, PhD
2017: Meital Ben-Ari, MSc
2017: Ofer Binah, PhD
2016: David D. McManus, MD, ScM, FHRS
2015: Marmar Vaseghi, MD, MS, FHRS
2015: Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FHRS

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

Pioneer in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology

2018: Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, FHRS
2017: Arthur J. Moss, MD
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. El Sherif, 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

President’s Award

2018: J. Warren Harthorne, MD, FHRS, CCDS
2018: Victor Parsonnet, MD, FHRS, CCDS
2017: Zhang Shu, MD, FHRS
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

Young Investigators Award Finalists

Basic Research

2018: Hailey J. Jansen, PhD
2017: Markus B Sikkel, MBBS, PhD
2016: Worawan B. Limpitikul, BS
2015: Thomas H. Fischer, MD
2014: Nicole J. Boczek, BA
2103: 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

2018: Shohreh Honarbakhsh, MBBS
2017: Zak Loring, MD
2016: Nicolas Johner, MD
2015: Hermenegild J. Arevalo, PhD
2014: Michael Wong, MBBS, PhD
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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