Department of Surgery Research Day
Friday April 21, 2017
Showcasing great research
Dal Surgery Research Day remains the flagship event for the Department of Surgery. It is held annually, usually in April, and showcases the research taking place within the department.
Research Day 2017-Programme
Research day will start at 8 AM with morning salutations and opening remarks. The day will consist of 4 Chaired sessions. A noon time lecture by our visiting Dr. Bethune Professor, Dr. Thomas Forbes entitled, ““Evidence Based & Personalized Surgery – Paradigm Fusion NOT Shift” will be delivered during our lunch period. The day will end with a reception and award ceremony. View the entire programme schedule with abstracts here [PDF].
A clinician scientist is invited to come to Research Day as the Dr. Gordon Bethune Visiting Professor to give a noon-time lecture and act as one of three judges for the day.
The 2017 Dr. Bethune Visiting Professor is Dr. Thomas Forbes [pdf]
The three judges comprise the visiting professor and two established researchers in the department, who weigh through the impressive presentation schedule to determine winners in both resident and student categories.
The Dr. Robert Stone Traveling Fellowship is awarded to the top resident research presenter.
Next Research Day
The next Dal Surgery Research Day will be held April 13, 2018.
Dal Surgery Research Day 2017
List of Winners
The Dr. Stone Traveling Fellowship – Best Overall Resident
Dr. Ben Taylor, PGY4, Otolaryngology
The Effect of Strontium Citrate on Bone Consolidation during Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis in a Rabbit Model
Best Resident Research-Driven Presentation
Dr. Ashley Drohan, PGY 3, CIP, General Surgery
Rates of Re-Excision Following Breast Conserving Surgery
Best Clinical Presentation
Dr. Ioustin Moga, PGY2, Orthopaedics
Safety of a Far Medial Arthroscopic Portal for Arthroscopic Anatomic Glenoid Reconstruction – A Cadaveric Study
Best Basic Scientist Presentation
Dr. Aaron Robichaud, PGY 4, CIP, Neurosurgery
Identification of Approved Drugs Altering Stress Granule Dynamics and Implications in Glioblastoma Therapy
Best Student Presentation
Stephanie Legare, Grad Student – PhD, Immunology
Mast Cell Relevance to Cardiac Fibrosis: in vitro and ex vivo Perspectives
|Year||1st place resident
||1st place student
|2016||Timothy Pillips||Erin Maguire|
|2015||Phil Magown||Basavaraj Shettar|
|2014||Amanda Murphy||Michael Hart Matyas|
|2013||Fawaz Makki||Alison Gareau|
|2012||Phil Magown||Jennifer Hurry|
|2011||Scott Livingston||Lauren Clark|
|2010||Devon Richardson||David Konadu|
|2009||Michael Bezhuly||Amr Zaki
|2008||Jane Watson||Sara Nejat|
|2007||Lara Williams||Julie Jordan|
|2006||Ansar Hassan||Jeremy Murphy|
|2005||Chris Drover||Colin Franz|
|2004||Rakesh Arora||Damian Yohn|
||S. Christie/A. Skaro||Damian Yohn|
|2002||A. Skaro||A. Alemdar|