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Appalachian Student Research Forum

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Awards

Division I: Undergraduate students

All of the Division I awards are sponsored by the Philip D. Cooper Memorial Research Trust Fund, Inc. Dr. Cooper was an ETSU professor in the Department of Marketing and Management, a dedicated educator, an active researcher, and a pioneer in the area of healthcare marketing. To learn more about Dr. Cooper read Tribute to a Marketing Scholar published in the Journal of Services Marketing.

Arts & Humanities; Social & Behavioral Sciences

1 st place: Katherine Smith, Dept. Psychology

2 nd place: Stephanie Grissom, Dept. Economics, Finance and Urban Studies

Natural Sciences & Mathematics

1 st place: Holly Gragg and Sarah Patton, Carson Newman University, Dept. Mathematics

2 nd place: Neem Bhatt, Dept. Biological Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

1 st place: Jessica Vencill, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2 nd place: S. Matthew Fitzgerald, Dept. Internal Medicine

Division I: Undergraduate students: Kara Kuntz Award for the best presentation in the Arts and Humanities:

Patrick Fessenbecker, Department of English

Division II: Graduate Students (1-2 years)

Arts & Humanities; Social & Behavioral Sciences

1 st place: Marla Perna, Dept. Psychology

2 nd place: Kelley Lewis, Dept. Communicative Disorders

Natural Sciences & Mathematics

1 st place tie: Tapasree Roy Sarkar, Dept. Biological Sciences and Christy Strong, Dept. Biological Sciences

2 nd place:

Biomedical Sciences

1 st place: An Xuong "Mike" Tran, Microbiology

2 nd place: Yiyong Liu, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Division III: Graduate Students (2+ years)

Arts & Humanities

1 st place:

2 nd place:

Natural Sciences & Mathematics ;Social & Behavioral Sciences

1 st place: Stephanie Thacker, Dept. Psychology

2 nd place: Andrea Danielle Rose, Dept. Communicative Disorders

Biomedical Sciences

1 st place: Douglas Corrigan, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2 nd place: Cerrone Foster, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Division IV: Medical Students

1 st place: Matthew Standridge

2 nd place: Shannon Pitts, Dept. Internal Medicine

Division V: Residents/ Post-doctoral Fellows

1 st place: Dr. Denise Milhorn, Dept. Microbiology

2 nd place: Dr. Annette Rau, Dept. Microbiology

Division VI: Case History

1 st place: Dr. Vipul Brahmbhatt, Cardiology

2 nd place: Dr. Said Iskandar, Internal Medicine

Oral Presentations

1 st place: Dr. Mustafa Saad, Internal Medicine

2 nd place: Dr. Panous Kougias, Surgery

Student Choice Awards

Division I : Undergraduate Students:Sarah Collier, Dept. Pharmacology

Division II :Graduate Students (1-2 years):Deidra Mountain, Dept. Physiology

Division III: Graduate Students (2+ years): Brent Lockhart, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Division IV: Medical Students: Matthew Standridge

Division V: Residents/Post-doctoral Fellows: Dr. Annette Rau, Department of Microbiology

Division VI: Case History: Dr. Ahmad Halawa, Department of Internal Medicine
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