SAN DIEGO (April 16, 2010) - Capt. David J. Tanzer (center) is presented with the first place award in NMCSD Clinical Investigation Program Research category one, level two, Staff-Level by Capt. Richard Green(left), Director for Professional Education and Deputy Commander, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Capt. Joel A. Roos (far right) during NMCSD’s Academic Research Competition April 15 and 16. Tanzer was awarded first place for his case study on Comparison of Wavefront Guided PRK and LASIK corrective eye surgery. Winners in categories one and two will advance to the Navy-wide Academic Research Competition scheduled for May 14 at NMCSD. (U.S. Navy photo Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Anastasia Puscian/Released)
SAN DIEGO (April 16, 2010) - Lt. Cmdr. Jason Lucas is presented with the first place award in Research other than NMCSD Clinical Investigation Program Project category two, by Capt. Richard Green, Director for Professional Education (left) and Deputy Commander, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Capt. Joel A. Roos (far right) , during NMCSD’s Academic Research Competition April 15 and 16. Lucas was awarded first place for his case study on Developing Mutant Template As A Novel Biological Agent for Breast Cancer. Winners in categories one and two will advance to the Navy-wide Academic Research Competition scheduled for May 14 at NMCSD. (U.S. Navy photo Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Anastasia Puscian/Released)
SAN DIEGO (APR. 22, 2010) - Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) held its 25th annual Academic Research Competition (ARC) April 15 and 16.
Eighty-seven staff, doctors, nurses, residents and interns from various medical departments in the hospital along with staff from NMCSD’s outlying clinics including three staff from Naval Hospital Bremerton presented posters and medical research cases and findings that were judged before a panel of San Diego medical experts.
Lt. Cmdr. Matthew S. Christman won first place in the Approved Clinical Investigation Program (CIP) Research Resident-Level for his research on Intraocular Pressures during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Procedures Utilizing Steep Trendelenburg Positioning. Capt. David J. Tanzer won first place in CIP Research Staff-Level, for his research on Comparison of Wavefront Guided PRK and Lasik corrective eye surgery.
“I know personally how much work it takes to get a research project done from the ground up all the way through publication,” said Deputy Commander NMCSD, Joel A Roos. “The fact that we have this many people all presenting is tremendous and is a testament in your talents, interests and dedication to your hard work.”
Other winners included Lt. Cmdr. Jason Lukas for Research Other than NMCSD CIP Projects for his research on Developing Mutant Template as a Novel Biological Agent for Breast Cancer. Lt. Kristine Munoz won first place in the Case Reports the category for her submission on The Influence of Language on Diagnosis: The Case of a Columbian Patient in a Military Hospital. Winners for the poster competition included Lt. Charles Eisenberg and Lt. Jack Zuckerman. Eisenberg won first place in category one for his poster on Beyond the Bloat: Atypical Presentations of Celiac Disease. Zuckerman won first place for his poster on Initial Experience Transplanting Kidneys from Deceased Donor with Terminal Acute Renal Failure.
“The ARC is a great way to showcase the research our residents and staff have been doing. It also provides entry into the Navy-wide competition,” said Capt. Peter Linz, Department Head of Clinical Investigation Department.
Academic Research Competitions provide an environment to improve patient care through the advancement of Navy medicine.
“It’s also way of providing our beneficiaries with cutting edge advances in medical technology,” said Linz Chirstman and Tanzer will go on to compete in the Navy-wide competition scheduled for May 14 at NMCSD.
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