Honors

LUEREC Honors - 08.01.16

Tanaka Dune, MD
  • Best Paper by a Resident or Fellow: Specific urinary tract infection symptoms in women relate to urinary organisms.” Presented at the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urology and Gynecology Society, Seattle, WA. October 13-17, 2015.
Evann Hilt, MS
  • Loyola University Chicago Master’s Thesis of the Year in the Bio-medical Studies and the Sciences 2015: “Characterization of the Female Urinary Microbiota and their Association with the Female Bladder Uroepithelium”.
  • Finalist: Young Investigators’s Award Competition: “Urine is Not Sterile: The Urinary Microbiota of Overactive Bladder Patients.” Annual Meeting of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, Chicago, IL. June 2014.
  • Young Investigator Oral Presentation: “Urine is Not Sterile: The Urinary Microbiota of Overactive Bladder Patients.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Boston, MA. May 17-20, 2014.
  • Student Travel Grant Award: “Urine is Not Sterile: The Urinary Microbiota of Overactive Bladder Patients.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Boston, MA. May 17-20, 2014.
  • Student Travel Grant Award: “Investigation into a Cell-Density Dependent Pathway in Aerococcus urinae” Poster presented at the ASM Microbe Meeting, New Orleans, LA. June 1-5, 2017.
Danielle Johansen
  • Student Travel Grant Award: “Measuring the Effects of Alcohol on the Genitourinary Microbiome” Poster presented at the ASM Microbe Meeting, New Orleans, LA. June 1-5, 2017.
Travis Price, MS
  • 2017 Research Mentoring Program (RMP) Student Mentor. Summer 2017.
  • Student Travel Grant Award: “A Reinterpretation of UTI Diagnostic Thresholds in a Urogynecologic Population.” Poster presented at the ASM Microbe Meeting, New Orleans, LA. June 1-5, 2017.
Krystal Thomas-White
  • Best Poster: "Bladder and Vaginal Microbiomes have a Corresponding Shift Following Estrogen Treatment in Post-Menopausal Women". Presented at the 21st International Meeting on Microbial Genomes, Lake Arrowhead, CA. September 2016.
  • Arthur J. Schmitt Dissertation Fellowship in Leadership & Service. 2016.
  • Best Clinical Paper: “Pre-Operative Urinary Microbiome Reveals Post-Operative UTI Risk.” Presented at the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urology and Gynecology Society, Seattle, WA. October 13-17, 2015. 
  • Young Investigator Award: “Pre-Operative Urinary Microbiome Reveals Post-Operative UTI Risk.” Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society, Montreal, CA. October 6-9, 2015.