Established in 1994, this award is presented annually to a technologist member in good standing who is the primary author and first time presenter of an oral presentation at the Annual Conference.
|2019||Kathryn Stuhler, MBA RVT RPhS - "An Unusual Case of an Arteriovenous Fistula Involving the Vertebral Artery"|
|2018||Stacy McDaniel, RVT - "Non-Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis with Acute Hypertension"|
|2017||Mariah McLemore, RVT - "Diganosis of Eagle Syndrome by TCD with Provocative Maneuvers: Internal Carotid Artery Compression by the Styloid Ligament"|
|2016||Jill Bearse, BS FTP RVT - “Case Report of Paradoxical Embolism: Clinical Diagnosis Based on Multi-Modality Imaging”|
|2015||B. Tonia Maddock, BS RVT RDMS - "Gaseous Microembolic Signals (MES) Seen in Patient with Severely Calcified Native Aortic Valve: A Case Report"|
|2014||Christina O'May, RVT RDMS - "Precise Identification of Spontaneous Tibial Artery Bleeds with Duplex Ultrasound"|
|2012||Timothy L. Caine – “Virtual Guidance Ultrasound: A Tool to Obtain Diagnostic Ultrasound for Remote Environments”|
|2011||Renee Croft, RVT – “Is Pre-Operative Vein Mapping Beneficial for Creation of Dialysis Arteriovenous Fistulas?”|
|2010||Dennis Kiser, BS RVT, Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus, OH, — "Timeliness in Notification of Critical Vascular Laboratory Test Results is Part of Quality Assurance"|
|2009||Kerri Ricci, RVT — "Evolving Patterns of Vascular Lab Testing in the Hospital and Private Lab Setting"|
|2007||Kristin Hansen, BS RDCS — "Transthoracic Endocardiogram and Transcrannial Doppler Detection of Emboli Following Foam Sclerotherapy of Leg Veins"|
|2006||Megan D. Hodge, RN RVT — "Continuous Ultrasound Contrast Infusion as an Adjunct to Color Duplex Ultrasound in the Assessment of Aortic Endografts"|
|2005||Holly Beals, BS RVT — "Duplex Scanning for the Detection and Follow-up of Iliac Artery Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms Amenable to Endovascular Therapy"|
|2003||Jason R. Morrissette, BS RVT — "Is Ultrasound Gel a Reservoir for Bacterial Pathogens? Results from a Tertiary Care Vascular Laboratory"|
|2001||Kelly Bates, RVT —"Superior Mesnteric Artery Aneurysm Indentified by Color Duplex Ultrasonography: Two Case Reports"|
|2000||Alexandra Melnik — "Evaluation of the Hand and Arm Function in Patients Who Underwent the Radial Artery Harvest" (sponsored by Acuson Corporation).|
|1999||Rebecca Hetherington, BSC DMC — "Duplex Findings in Symptomatic Carotid Artery Dissection"|
|1998||Timothy J. Ellender, RN — "Brachial Artery High Bifurcation-A Retrospective Analysis"|
|1997||Alex Westerband, MD RVT — "Do Ultrasonographic Surface Characteristics of Carotid Plaque Correlate with Intraoperative Findings"|
|1996||Karen A. Cousens, BA, RVT — Utility of Pre-operative Vein Mapping"|
|1995||Deborah C. Stout, RN RVT - "Distribution and Severity of Stenosis in Functioning Arteriovenous Grafts: A Duplex and Angiographic Study"
1996 Karen A. Cousens, BA RVT — "Utility of Pre-Operative Vein Mapping"
|1994||Lynn P. Payne, MS RN RVT — "Duplex Criteria for Predicting Progression of Vein Graft Lesions: Which Stenoses can be Followed?"|