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2019 CORE Grant Recipients

2019 CORE Grant Recipients

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF)

AAO-HNSF Research Grant sponsored by Xoran Technologies, LLC

Conner Massey, MD

University of Colorado Denver, AMC and DC, Denver, CO
Project Title: Using automated machine learning to volumetrically analyze sinus CT

Dr. Massey is currently a T32-research track otolaryngology resident at the University of Colorado - Denver. He grew up in Milwaukee, WI and attended Brandeis University as a Leonard Bernstein Fellow in chamber music performance, graduating summa cum laude. After finishing medical school at Tufts University, Dr. Massey completed a clinical research fellowship with a focus in rhinology at George Washington University under Ameet Singh, MD, before starting his residency training. His research will focus on clinical validation of a deep-learning based analytical platform for sinus CT under mentors Vijay Ramakrishnan, MD and Stephen Humphries, PhD. 

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grants

Ruth Davis, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Project Title: Defining the role of PD1+ CD4 T-cells in laryngotracheal stenosis

Ruth Davis is a third-year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Rochester and her medical degree from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. During medical school, she studied novel immunotherapeutic approaches in the treatment of head and neck cancer as a part of the Medical Research Scholars Program at the NIH. Her current research under the mentorship of Dr. Alexander Hillel investigates the role of the immune checkpoint PD1 in the pathogenesis of laryngotracheal stenosis.

William DeBusk, MD

Regents of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Project Title: Implications of Electronic Cigarettes on Postoperative Wound Healing

William Taylor DeBusk, MD is currently a fourth year otolaryngology resident at the University of Minnesota. He obtained both his bachelors degree in biological sciences and medical degree from Louisiana State University.  His research, under the mentorship of Dr. Amy Anne Lassig, will investigate the effects of electronic cigarettes on post-surgical wounds.

Allen Feng, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Project Title: Biomechanical Analysis of Force Loadings During Suspension Microlaryngoscopy

Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Dr. Feng received his degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta and was awarded the Past President’s Medal for achieving the highest academic standing in the department. After working in industry at companies like BlackBerry, he went on to attend medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. There, he received the W. Barry Wood Jr. Research Scholar award for outstanding medical student research. Dr. Feng uses his unique background to focus his research efforts on medical device design and the application of biomedical engineering to problems within head and neck surgery.

Molly Heft Neal, MD

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Project Title: Molecular and Immune Biomarkers in Advanced Larynx Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Molly Heft Neal is a third year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan. She obtained a B.S. in biology, graduating from the honors program at Stanford University. She completed her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh, where she was elected into AOA and graduated cum laude. She is currently pursuing her T-32 research fellowship at the University of Michigan. Her research will leverage multiple window of opportunity trials to identify molecular and immune biomarkers in advanced stage larynx cancer.

Joshua Horton, MD

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Project Title: The Central Memory Response to Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy in Oral Cancer

Joshua D Horton, MD was born and raised in southwestern Indiana and received his B.S. in biochemistry from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He then moved to the east coast to attend New York University School of Medicine where he was privileged to learn medicine at Bellevue Hospital. He then matriculated into the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery residency program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and is a rising PGY4. Josh has an interest in head and neck oncology and basic cancer immunology research, which he pursues with Chrystal Paulos PhD and David Neskey MD.

Emmanuel Jauregui, MD

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Project Title: Role of Sox2 in regulating murine vestibular hair cell fate during regeneration

Manny Jáuregui is currently a third-year T-32 research resident in the Department of Otolaryngology-HNS at the University of Washington. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a degree in Integrative Biology, with high honors, as well as a degree in Italian Studies. He received his medical degree, from the University of California, San Francisco. While at UCSF, his research focused on cochlear bone quality as it relates to hearing. Now as a resident, with the mentorship of Dr. Jennifer Stone, he is investigating the mechanisms involved in regenerating vestibular hair cells. 

William Kennedy, MD

University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Project Title: The Role of Biogenic Amines in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis

William P. Kennedy, MD is a fourth-year resident in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned an AB in Molecular Biology magna cum laude from Princeton University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He then completed his medical school training at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His current research efforts in the lab of Dr. Noam Cohen will seek to better characterize the role of biogenic amines in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis.

Ronit Malka, MD

The Geneva Foundation, Tacoma, WA
Project Title: Quantitative Model of Decompression Surgery for Bell’s Palsy

Ronit Malka is an intern in the Department of Otolaryngology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. She graduated with highest honors from Harvard with a BS in bioengineering. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology track, graduating cum laude for her research developing an animal model to study facial nerve decompression surgery. She is continuing her research collaboratively between Brooke and the Surgical Photonics and Engineering Lab at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, using this animal model to evaluate decompression surgery’s efficacy preventing lasting impairment in Bell’s Palsy patients. 

Eric Nisenbaum, MD, MSc

Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami, Miami, FL
Project Title: Tumor-Associated Macrophages and Hearing Loss in Vestibular Schwannoma

Eric J. Nisenbaum, MD, MSc is a T32-research track second-year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Miami.  Born and raised in Philadelphia, he received his BA in neuroscience from Dartmouth College.  He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, where he also received a Master of Science degree in clinical investigation through the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.  His research will focus on investigating the mechanisms through which vestibular schwannomas induce ototoxicity.

Anisha Noble, MD

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Project Title: Spectrotemporal Modulation Discrimination in Cochlear Implanted Children

Anisha Noble is a third-year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at University of Washington. After graduating from NYU, she earned a master’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and received the Herbert S. Steuer Award for Excellence in Anatomy. She studied risk factors associated with oral cavity cancer recurrence at Cleveland Clinic Foundation and earned her M.D. from Case Western Reserve University, where she was elected into AOA. Her research under Dr. David Horn’s mentorship investigates spectrotemporal discrimination in infants and children with the goal of developing tools to assess pediatric cochlear implant efficiency.

Kaylee Purpura, MD

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Project Title: Surgical management of non-severe pediatric sleep apnea

My name is Kaylee Purpura, and I was born and raised in West Virginia. I attended West Virginia University for my undergraduate and medical school degrees. I was fortunate to match at Eastern Virginia Medical School and am currently a second-year resident. I have a great interest in pediatric otolaryngology research and am honored to be selected as one of the CORE Grant recipients this year.

Grace Wandell, MD

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Project Title: Validating a voice screening tool for laryngeal mass using machine learning

Grace Wandell, MD MS is a third year resident at the University of Washington. She studied Biology and Philosophy at Wake Forest University. Afterwards, she pursued a Master’s in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden through the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. She returned home for medical school in Seattle, where she became interested in otolaryngology. She has research experience in public health and clinical outcomes, executing projects in topics such as malaria epidemiology, early HIV testing in Peru, and invasive fungal sinusitis. She is excited to combine her interests in diagnostics and public health through this research project.

James Wang, MD, PhD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Project Title: Microbial Diversity and Biofilm Presence on Pediatric Airway Stents

James C. Wang, MD, PhD is a fourth-year otolaryngology resident at the University of Cincinnati.  He received a BS degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.  Afterwards, he worked at a startup biotechnology company, Nanospectra Biosciences, in Houston, TX, developing gold nanoparticles for treatment of head and neck cancers.  Dr. Wang completed his MD,PhD training at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX.  His research interests include biofilms associated with infections in the head and neck region.

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant

Eric Kezirian, MD, MPH

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Project Title: Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Upper Airway Stimulation Outcomes

Eric Kezirian, MD, MPH is Professor and Vice Chair of the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. His career has focused on the surgical evaluation and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. His research has examined the role of evaluation techniques such as drug-induced sleep endoscopy and the outcomes of existing and novel
therapies.

Leila Mady, MD, PhD, MPH

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Project Title: The Cost of Cure: Financial Toxicity in Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship

Leila Jean Mady is a resident in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in chemistry from New York University. She pursued a joint MD/PhD/MPH program at Rutgers University. Under an NIH T32 training grant, she took a lead role in understanding financial toxicity in head and neck cancer survivors. Her current research examines the objective and subjective patient-level impacts of the cost of cancer care. This investigation will examine financial toxicity prospectively to understand the risk factors and impact of financial toxicity on longitudinal outcomes.

AAO-HNSF Bobby R. Alford Endowed Research Grant

Dunia Abdul-Aziz, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Project Title: Regulation of hair cell differentiation by histone demethylase Lsd1

Dr. Dunia Abdul-Aziz is a surgeon-scientist in the Department of Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School, specializing in diseases of the ear, balance and skull base. She earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School, jointly with the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences Technology Program, and subsequently completed otolaryngology residency and fellowship training in Neurotology at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear. Her research focuses on the role of epigenetics in inner ear hair cell development and regeneration in order to identify pathways and targets for treatment of hearing loss.

American Head and Neck Society (AHNS)

AHNS Pilot Grant

Hannah Knochelmann, BS

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Project Title: Defining the role of CD26 in checkpoint blockade induced tumor immunity

Hannah Knochelmann is a fourth year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Medical University of South Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame. Her dissertation research, guided by primary mentor Chrystal Paulos, PhD, is focused on cancer immunotherapy including both CD4+ adoptive T cell transfer therapy and mechanisms underlying efficacy of checkpoint blockade. With co-mentorship by David Neskey, MD, MSCR and Chrystal Paulos, PhD, her proposed research will determine the impact of CD26 expression on T cell responses to neoadjuvant PD-1 blockade in oral cavity cancer.

Alok R. Khandelwal, PhD

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
Project Title: Targeting CXCL17/GPR35 axis in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

Dr. Khandelwal received his Bachelors in Pharmacy degree (2005) from Pune University, India followed by a Ph.D. in Vascular biology from LSU Health Sciences Center. Dr. Khandelwal pursued a post-doctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Richard Cohen at Boston Medical Center with a primary focus on NOX4 in atherosclerosis and restenosis. Dr. Khandelwal returned to Shreveport and worked with Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan in ENT. In Jan 2017, he accepted the position of Assistant Professor Research at the ENT and Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. His research focuses on investigating the role of CXCL17 in tumor immune evasion leading to tumor progression.

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant

Emily Marchiano, MD

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Project Title: Analysis of Novel Technologies to Assess Worst Pattern of Invasion

Emily Jane Marchiano is a resident in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Michigan. She obtained her B.A. in natural science from Fordham University graduating summa cum laude and her M.D. from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where she was elected into AOA and graduated first in her class. Her current research aims to pilot an emerging technology, high throughput histologic computational spatial analysis of worst pattern of invasion in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Combined Award

Vlad Sandulache, MD

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Project Title: Mitochondrial regulation of tumor immune microenvironment

Vlad C. Sandulache MD, PhD serves as an Assistant Professor in the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He maintains an active basic science and clinical research program focused on elucidating the link between cancer metabolism and treatment effectiveness. The goal of this research program is to develop personalized treatment strategies based on tumor genomic information and metabolic response to conventional and targeted treatment strategies. One application of this approach currently underway is characterizing the interaction between chemotherapy-induced metabolic reprogramming and the tumor immune microenvironment.

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Combined Award

Marietta Tan, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Project Title: Intramuscular prime-intratumoral boost vaccination for HPV-positive cancer

Dr. Marietta Tan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins. After finishing medical school and residency training at Johns Hopkins, she then completed a clinical fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research focuses on the development of therapeutic vaccines and other immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated malignancies. She aims to investigate strategies to enhance vaccine immunogenicity and antitumor effect in novel mouse models of HPV-associated head and neck cancers, with the ultimate goal of bringing these vaccines to patients.

AHNS Endocrine Section Eisai Research Award

Sina Dadafarin, BS

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Project Title: Mechanisms of Androgen-Mediated PD-L1 Attenuation in Thyroid Cancer

Sina Dadafarin is an MD/PhD candidate at New York Medical College and is currently completing his doctoral research in Dr. Jan Geliebter’s lab. He graduated with highest honors from the University of California, Davis with a BS in neurobiology. His research examines the molecular pathogenesis of thyroid cancer with a focus on understanding the disparity in incidence between men and women. The proposed project aims to characterize the role hormone signaling plays in regulating immune checkpoint molecules both in vitro and in primary thyroid tumors.

Jennifer Wherley, MD

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Project Title: Thyroid tumor microenvironment in nodules with indeterminate FNA

Dr. Jennifer Wherley was born and raised in Southern California. She received her undergraduate education in Physiological Sciences at UCLA. She remained at UCLA for her master’s studies in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics with a focus on studying the role of the immune system in cancer. She then attended medical school at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) where she cultivated her interest in surgical oncology, prompting her to pursue training in otolaryngology. She is currently a resident in the OHSU Department of Otolaryngology-HNS where she continues to pursue a career treating patients with cancer.

American Rhinologic Society (ARS)

ARS Resident Research Grant

Jake Lee, MD

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Project Title: Intranasal Theophylline Irrigation for Post-Viral Olfactory Dysfunction

Jake Lee is a current third-year resident and postdoctoral research fellow in the T32-funded Physician Scientist Training Program in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. After growing up in Northern Jersey, he completed his B.S. degree in Biology at Duke University and M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation degree while conducting multiple clinical research projects under the mentorship of Dr. Jay Piccirillo. In his free time, he likes playing and watching sports, hiking, trivia, and traveling on a budget.

Sei Chung, MD

Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
Project Title: Exercise capacity and septoplasty with inferior turbinate reduction

Sei Chung is a third-year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Cornell University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a concentration in anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. She then completed medical school training at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where she was elected into AOA. Her current research, under the mentorship of Dr. Aaron Pearlman and in collaboration with Hospital for Special Surgery, aims to understand changes in exercise physiology after septoplasty with or without inferior turbinate reduction.

ARS New Investigator Award 

Waleed Abuzeid, MD

Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Project Title: Nitric oxide release microparticles as a therapeutic strategy for CRS

Waleed Abuzeid, MD is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He graduated with distinction from University College London Medical School and completed a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Abuzeid completed otolaryngology residency training at the University of Michigan and a fellowship in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery at Stanford University.  Currently, he leads a translational research team developing anti-biofilm therapeutics for chronic rhinosinusitis and is also involved in investigating the pathophysiologic mechanisms of aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease. 

ARS Friends in Research Young Investigator Award 

Adam Kimple, MD, PhD

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Project Title: A novel thiol based mucolytic for treatment of sinus disease

Adam Kimple is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. He completed his MD/PhD at UNC – Chapel Hill in 2012. Following this, he continued his training at UNC and completed a residency in Otolaryngology and a fellowship in Advanced Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery. His clinical and research interests are centered around treating patient with chronic rhinosinusitis and mucociliary disorders such as cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia. He enjoys working with patients of all ages to improve their quality of life through optimal management of their sinus disease.

Michael Kohanski, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Project Title: Cytokine Profiling of Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease

Dr. Kohanski is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Rhinology at the University of Pennsylvania.  He completed his M.D., Ph.D. training at Boston University and his residency training at Johns Hopkins in 2016.  He then completed a 2-year combined research and clinical fellowship in rhinology and skullbase surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kohanski’s research focuses include understanding the role of inflammatory signals in the development of sinus polyps and Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease.  He is specifically interested in the role of rare upper respiratory epithelial cells, solitary chemosensory cells, as a source of inflammation in the airway.

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)

ASPO Research Grant

Douglas von Allmen, MD

Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Project Title: A Novel Method of Assessing the Abnormal Pediatric Airway with Ultrasound

Douglas von Allmen was born in Burlington, Vermont and grew up in Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, before attending Ursinus College outside of Philadelphia. He then worked as a research technician in a surgical research lab prior to attending medical school at Marshall University. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Cincinnati in 2019 and will be starting a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Cincinnati Childrens. His research interests include obstructive sleep apnea, circadian rhythm, pediatric airway stenosis, and ultrasound of the airway. His recreational hobbies include playing soccer, softball, golf, cooking and spending time with his family.

Kaitlyn Zenner, MD

Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
Project Title: Mapping genetic heterogeneity in lymphatic malformations

Kaitlyn Zenner is a PGY-3 in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Iowa. During medical school, she was awarded the CUPID Fellowship from Johns
Hopkins where she studied the role of miRNAs in bladder cancer. She also received the Emory Warner Research Fellowship, spending a year studying oncogenic driver genes with mouse models. Her current research with Drs. William Dobyns, James T. Bennett, and Jonathan Perkins
investigates the role of post-zygotic somatic mutations on vascular anomalies of the head and neck.

Riccardo Gottardi, PhD

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Project Title: Posterior Cricoid Split Augmentation with Engineered Cartilage

Dr. Riccardo Gottardi graduated in 2003 in Physics at the University of Pisa, obtained his PhD in Engineering in 2007 from the University of Genova, and later joined as a postdoc the University of Pittsburgh, training with Dr. Rocky S. Tuan and Dr. Steven R. Little on tissue engineering/regenerative medicine of cartilage and on controlled drug delivery. Since January 2019, Dr. Gottardi is leading the Bioengineering and Biomaterials Laboratory at CHOP, with a specific focus on engineering solutions for airway disorders, biomaterials for laryngotracheal cartilage engineering, and approaches to prevent and repair damage to the vocal folds.

Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD)

AMD Resident Research Grant

Eric Formeister, MD, MS

University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Project Title: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for the Treatment of Vestibular Migraine

Eric J. Formeister, MD, MS is a fourth year otolaryngology resident at the University of California – San Francisco. He received his B.S. in the honors program in biology with highest distinction at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, followed by a Master of Science from the UNC School of Global Public Health (environmental toxicology). He then stayed to complete his medical degree at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Under the tutelage of Dr. Jeffrey Sharon at UCSF, he is investigating novel non-pharmacologic treatment modalities for treating vestibular migraine, including mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques.

The Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant

Adeeb Derakhshan, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Project Title: The Effect of Electrical Stimulation on Schwann Cell States Along Nerve Grafts

Adeeb Derakhshan, MD is a third year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School. He attended West Virginia University for his undergraduate studies, earning degrees in chemistry and mathematics. He subsequently received his medical degree from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. While in medical school, he spent a year at the National Institutes of Health investigating targeted therapies for head and neck cancer. His research under the mentorship of Dr. Nate Jowett examines the plasticity of Schwann cells in order to promote axonal regeneration.

AAFPRS Research Scholar Award

Nathan Jowett, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Project Title: Facial EMG for neuroprosthetic device control in facial palsy

Dr. Nate Jowett is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear. He completed M.D. training at the University of Toronto, otolaryngology residency training at McGill University, and fellowship training in head and neck surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg–Eppendorf and in facial plastic and reconstructive
surgery at Mass Eye and Ear. Dr. Jowett seeks to advance knowledge, techniques, and outcomes in the rehabilitation of sensory and movement disorders of the head and neck.

No Meritorious Applications Received

AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Grant

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Investigator Development Grant

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Grant

ASPO Research Career Development Award

AHNS Endocrine Section Stryker Research Award