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2012 Crystal Awards Honorees

Rudolf V. Schindler Award

Dennis M. Jensen, MD
West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, California

Distinguished Service Award

Glenn D. Littenberg, MD
Gastroenterology Associates, Pasadena, California

Distinguished Educator Award

Douglas A. Howell, MD, FASGE
Portland Gastroenterology Center, Portland, Maine

Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award

Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida

Master Endoscopist Award

Martin L. Freeman, MD, FASGE
University of Minnesota, Division of Gastroenterology, Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Service Award

Ibrahim Mostafa, MD
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt

Honorary Membership Award

Hirohumi Niwa, MD
Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, Tokyo, Japan

President's Award

David E. Fleischer, MD
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona

Covidien Senior Investigator Mentoring Award

Thomas F. Imperiale, MD
Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

Endoscopic Research Awards

Mohammad A. Al-Haddad, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
"MircoRNAs for the Diagnosos of Malignant IPMN Lesions"

Lauren B. Gerson, MD, FASGE
Stanford University, Stanford, California
"Randomized Controlled Trial of Botulinum Toxin Injection for Patients with
Spastic Esophageal Motor Dosorders"

Sarah A. Rodriguez, MD
The Oregon Clinic West Hills Gastroenterology, Portland, Oregon
"RNA Sequencing of Solid and Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas"

N. Jewel Samadder, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
"Predicators of Missed & Interval Colorectal Cancer in Utah:
A Population Based Epidemological Study"

Quality Endoscopic Research Award

Robert E. Schoen, MD
University of Pittsburgh Physicians Digestive Disorders Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Assessing Colonoscopy Quality Using Natural Language Processing"

Cook Medical Don Wilson Awards

Rees Cameron, MD
Wellington Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand

Muhammad Dawwas, MD
The Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Hyoung-Chul Oh, MD, PhD
Chung-Ang University Health Care System, Seoul, South Korea

Diversity Awards

Sabeen Abid, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ioana Smith, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia                                  

Endoscopic Audiovisual Award Winner

Won Young Cho, MD
Soochunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
"Endoscopic Tissue Sampling of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract: Forceps to Optical"

Endoscopic Audiovisual Award Honorable Mention

Won Young Cho, MD
Soochunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
"Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Colon Lateral Spreading Tumor"

Pentax Advanced Fellows Video Editing Awards

Suresh Pola, MD
University of California San Diego Health Systems, San Diego, California
"Rectal Cancer Developing in the Setting of a Cavernous Hemangioma in the Rectosigmoid Colon"

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH
Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota
"A Hybrid Percutaneous and Endoscopic Approach for the Complete Clearance
of Gallstones from the Gallbladder and Biliart Tree"

Ingrid Gonzalez, MD
University of California, San Diego, California
"Novel Endoscopic Guided Intra-Gastric Laparscopic Resection of Gastric Cardia Subepithelial Mass"

ASGE Outstanding Manuscript Award

Eun Hee Seo, MD
Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University School of Medicine, Busan, Republic of Korea
"Optimal preparation-to-colonoscopy interval in split-dose PEG bowel preparation determines
satsifactory bowel preparation quality: an observational prospective study"

Cook Medical Marsha Dreyer Awards

Sergio Coda, MD
Imperial College, London, London, United Kingdom
"Fluroescence lifetime imaging and spectroscopy for label-free contract of gastrointestinal diseases"

Meike MC Hirdes, MD
University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
"Single and sequential biodegradable stent placement for refractory benigh esophageal strictures:
a prospective follow-up study"

Bronte A Holt, MBBS
Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
"Interrogation of the mucosal defect after advanced endoscopic resection: Predicting post-procedural outcomes"

Payal Saxena, MBBS, FRACP
Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
"Management of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus with a combination of radiofrequency ablation and endoscopic mucosal
resection is safe and efficacious: A quaternary referral centre experience"

Nicholas J. Tutticci, MBBS
The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
"The Prevalence of Sessile Serrated Adenomas in a Fecal Immunochemical Test Positive Colorectal Cancer Screening Cohort"

J. Edward Berk, MD, DSc, FASGE Endowed Lecture

Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FASGE
University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California
"Opportunities for Therapeutic EUS"

Jack A. Vennes &Stephen E. Silvis, MD Endowed Lecture

Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD, FASGE
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California
" Quality In Colonoscopy, What Does It Mean?"

Basil I. Hirschowitz, MD Endowed Lecture

M. Brian Fennerty, MD, FASGE
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
"The Future of Innovation in Endoscopy: Challenges and Solutions"


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