Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners

New Guideline: Past winners will not be eligible to be nominated for the same award within five years.

2021 Award Winners

2021 Mentee of the Year
 


Ryan Ross, PhD


2021 Mentor of the Year
 


D. Rick Sumner, PhD


2021 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
 


Rachel E. Miller, PhD


2021 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
 
 
Muhammad R. Haque, PhD
 

Amanda L. Persons, PhD
 

Robin Pourzal, PhD
 


Catherine Yuh, PhD


2021 RMP Symposium Poster Winners
1st Place Poster Winner

Adrian Mansini, PhD
2nd Place Poster Winner

Brian T. David, PhD
3rd Place Poster Winner


Martina Guidetti, PhD

2020 Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners
2020 Mentee of the Year
  • Shannon Halloway, PhD, RN, FAHA
2020 Mentor of the Year
  • Ali Keshavarzian, MD, FRCP, FACP, MACG, AGAF
2020 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
  • Vineet Gupta, PhD
2020 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
  • Puja Agarwal, PhD
  • Kyle D. Anderson, MS
  • Frank C. Ko, PhD
  • Xuexiang Wang, MD, PhD
2020 RMP Symposium Poster Winners
  • Terese Geraghty, PhD
  • Shahram Oveisharan, MD
  • Colleen Stiles-Shields, PhD
2019 Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners
2019 Mentee of the Year
  • Allison Wainer, PhD
2019 Mentor of the Year
  • T. Celeste Napier, PhD
2019 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
  • Niranjan S. Karnik, MD, PhD, FAPA, DFAACAP
2019 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
  • Jori Fleisher, MD, MSCE
  • Kristen Haut, PhD
  • Simona Radice, PhD
2019 RMP Symposium Poster Winners
  • Faraz Bishehsari, MD, PhD
  • Eduardo Molina-Jijon, PhD
  • Gian Pal, MD
2018 Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners
2018 Mentee of the Year
  • Melissa M. Crane, PhD
2018 Mentor of the Year
  • Wrenetha A. Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, CNL
2018 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
  • Lena Al-Harthi, PhD
2018 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
  • Jori Fleisher, MD, MSCE
  • Shannon Halloway, PhD, RN
  • Ha Won Lee, PhD
2018 RMP Symposium Poster Winners
  • Isabel Castrejon, MD, PhD
  • Robin Pourzal, PhD
2017 Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners
2017 Mentee of the Year
  • Gian Pal, MD
2017 Mentor of the Year
  • Robert Weinstein, MD
2017 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
  • Vineet Gupta, PhD
2017 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
  • Kristen Haut, PhD
  • Lisa LaGorio, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP
  • Matthew Najor, PhD
  • Antonia Zaferiou, PhD
2017 RMP Symposium Poster Winner
  • Kajal Gupta, PhD
2016 Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners
2016 Mentee of the Year
  • Faraz Bishehsari, MD, PhD
2016 Mentor of the Year
  • Ali Keshavarzian, MD, FRCP, FACP, MACG, AGAF
2016 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
  • Anne-Marie Malfait, MD, PhD
2016 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
  • Samia Q. Khan, PhD
  • Lisa LaGorio, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP
  • Hannah J. Lundberg, PhD
  • Robin Pourzal, PhD
2016 RMP Symposium Poster Winners
  • Mahboobeh Mahdavinia, MD, PhD
  • Joan O’Keefe, PT, PhD
  • Amanda L. Persons, PhD

2015 Rush Mentoring Programs Award Winners
2015 Mentee of the Year
  • Nicole Russo-Ponsaran, PhD
2015 Mentor of the Year
  • Mark Pollack, MD
2015 Postdoctoral Mentor of the Year
  • D. Rick Sumner, PhD
2015 RMP Symposium Abstract Winners
  • Samia Q. Khan, PhD
  • Gina Lowell, MD
  • Hannah J. Lundberg, PhD
  • Heather Rasmussen, PhD