Student Oral Presentation Awards Funded through the Directed Donations Program

AACC holds a special student oral presentation contest at the AACC Annual Meeting for students and post-doctoral fellows who are the lead author of accepted abstracts. Prior to the Annual Meeting, the student abstracts are judged, and the students with the top four ranked abstracts are invited to compete in the student oral presentation contest. Judges evaluate each oral presentation on scientific quality, as well as organization and quality of the presentation and accompanying slides. Winners receive cash prizes as follows: first prize: $1,000, second prize: $300, and two honorable mention prizes at $100 each.

2013 Student Oral Presentation Contest Winners

Caption: (Left to right) Sarah Delaney, Katie Thoren, Edward Leung, Brenda Suh-Lailam

1st Place:
Sarah Delaney, MSc
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2nd Place:
Katie Thoren, PhD
University of California, San Francisco, California

Honorable Mentions:
Edward Ki Yun Leung, PhD
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Brenda Suh-Lailam, PhD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

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