Society Awards

The Gold Medal 

The Gold Medal of The Society for Pediatric Radiology is our most distinguished honor. The SPR Gold Medal is awarded to pediatric radiologists and others who have contributed greatly to the SPR and our subspecialty of pediatric radiology as a scientist, teacher, personal mentor and leader.

1988     Frederic N. Silverman, MD              
1989     John L. Gwinn, MD                  
1990     John F. Holt, MD                              
1991     John A. Kirkpatrick, Jr., MD    
            Bernard J. Reilly, MB, FRCP
1992     Edward B. Singleton, MD
1993     Hooshang Taybi, MD
1994     Walter E. Berdon, MD
1994     J. Scott Dunbar,  MD 
1995     Guido Currarino, MD
            Derek Harwood-Nash, MD, DSc
1996     Andrew K. Poznanski, MD
            Beverly P. Wood, MD         
1997     N. Thorne Griscom, MD
            John F. O’Connor, MD
1998     William H. McAlister, MD
1999     E. Anthony Franken, MD
2000     Eric L. Effmann, MD
2001     Giulio J. D’Angio, MD
2002     David H. Baker, MD
2003     Brinton B. Gay, Jr., MD 
2003     William H. Northway, Jr., MD
2004     Diane S. Babcock, MD
            Virgil R. Condon, MD
2005     Jerald P. Kuhn, MD
            Thomas L. Slovis, MD
2006     John C. Leonidas, MD
            Robert L. Lebowitz, MD
2007     Leonard E. Swischuk, MD
2008     Barry D. Fletcher, MD
2009     Charles A. Gooding, MD
2010     Janet L. Strife, MD
2011     Carol M. Rumack, MD 
2012     Marilyn J. Goske, MD
2013     Stuart A. Royal, MD
2014     David C. Kushner, MD
2015     George A. Taylor, MD
2016     Jennifer K. Boylan, MA
2017     M. Ines Boechat, MD, FACR
            Paul K. Kleinman, MD
2018     Dorothy I. Bulas, MD
            Neil D. Johnson, MBBS 

 


Pioneer Honorees

Pioneer Honorees were first acknowledged in 1990 as a means to honor certain physicians who made special contributions to the early development of our specialty

1990     John Caffey, MD 
1991     M.H. Wittenborg, MD 
1992     Edward B. Singleton, MD 
1993     Frederic N. Silverman, MD 
1994     John P. Dorst, MD 
1995     E.B.D. Neuhauser, MD 
1996     Edmund A. Franken, MD 
            Kazimierz Kozlowski, MD 
            M. Arnold Lassrich, MD 
1997     Arnold Shkolnik, MD 
1998     Heidi B. Patriquin, MD 
            William Northway, Jr., MD 
2000     Jerald P. Kuhn, MD 
2001     Diane S. Babcock 
            Fred E. Avni, MD, PhD
2003     Walter E. Berdon, MD
2004     G.B. Clifton Harris, MD  
2005     Rita L. Teele, MD
2006     Robert L. Lebowitz, MD
2007     Carol M. Rumack, MD
2008     Paul S. Babyn, MD
2009     Kenneth E. Fellows, MD
2010     David K. Yousefzadeh, MD
2011     Massoud Majd, MD
2012     George S. Bissett, III, MD
2013     Barry D. Fletcher, MD  
2014     Diego Jaramillo, MD, MPH
2015     William E. Shiels, II, DO
2016     Mary Board Wyers, MD
2017     H. Theodore Harcke, Jr., MD, FACR, FAIUM
2018     Richard B. Towbin, MD, FACR 

 


Presidential Recognition Award

The Society bestows Presidential Recognition Awards on members or other individuals whose energy and creativity have made a significant impact on the work of the Society and its service to its members.

1999      David C. Kushner, MD
2000      Paul K. Kleinman, MD
2001      Neil Johnson, MD
             Christopher Johnson
2002      Jennifer K. Boylan
             Thomas L. Slovis, MD
2003      Danielle K.B. Boal, MD
             Marta Hernanz-Schulman, MD
2004      Kenneth L. Mendelson, MD
2005      Taylor Chung, MD
             J. A. Gordon Culham, MD
             Shi-Joon Yoo, MD
2006      L. Christopher Foley, MD 
2007      Donald P. Frush, MD
2008      Mary K. Martel, PhD
             Connie Mitchell, MA, RT(R)(CT)
             Harvey L. Neiman, MD, FACR
2009      Karen S. Schmitt 
2010      Richard A. Barth, MD
2011      Kimberly Applegate, MD, FACR 
             Keith Strauss, MS, FACR
2012      David C. Kushner, MD, FACR
             Stuart A. Royal, MD, FACR 
2013      Alan E. Schlesinger, MD 
2014      Richard Benator, MD 
2015      Cynthia K. Rigsby, MD
2016      Vicente Gilcanz, MD, PhD
2017      Tal Laor, MD 

2018      Joëlle Moreno, JD
             Ms. Patricia Vario


 

Honorary Members 

Since 1998, the Society extends Honorary membership to individuals outside of North American pediatric radiology who have made outstanding contributions to the care of children.

1985       Jacques Sauvegrain, MD
1987       Bryan J. Cremin, MD
1987       Ole A. Eklof, MD
1987       Clement C. Faure, MD  
1987       Andres Giedion, MD 
1987       Denis Lallemand, MD  
1987       Arnold Lassrich, MD  
1987       Ulf G. Rudhe, MD
1998       Frederic N. Silverman, MD
1989       John L. Gwinn, MD 
1990       John F. Holt, MD  
1990       Richard G. Lester, MD
1991       Gabriel L. Kalifa, MD
1991       Javier Lucaya, MD
1991       John P. Masel, MD
1991       Noemi Perlmutter-Cremer, MD
1991       Hans G. Ringertz, MD
1991       John A. Kirkpatrick, Jr., MD
1991       Bernard J. Reilly, MB, FRCP(C)
1992       Edward B. Singleton, MD
1992       Donald R. Kirks, MD
1992       Beverly P. Wood, MD
1993       Hooshang Taybi, MD
1992       Walter E. Berdon, MD
1994       Marie A. Capitanio, MD
1994       Edmund A. Franken, Jr., MD
1994       John C. Leonidas, MD
1994       William H. McAlister, MD
1994       Andrew K. Poznanski, MD
1994       J. Scott Dunbar, MD
1995       David H. Baker, MD
1995       Derek C. Harwood-Nash, MD, DSc
1995       N. Thorne Griscom, MD
1995       Guido Currarino, MD
1996       Francis O. Brunelle, MD
1996       Lloyd L. Morris, MD
1996       Heidi B. Patriquin, MD

1997       John F. O’Connor, MD
1997       Theodore E. Keats, MD
1998       Rita L. Teele, MD
1998       H. Ted Harcke, MD
1999       J. Bruce Beckwith, MD
2000       Joseph Volpe, MD
2001       Ulrich V. Willi, MD
2001       Henrique M. Lederman, MD
2001       Mutsuhisa Fujioka, MD
2002       Eric J. Hall, DSc, FACR, FRCR
2002       Walter Huda, PhD
2003       Michael R. Harrison, MD
2004       Lee F. Rogers, MD
2005       Carden Johnston, MD, FAAP, FRCP
2006       Alan B. Retik, MD
2007       Robert R. Hattery, MD
2008       Prof. Hassen A. Gharbi
2009       Dolores Bustelo, MD
2009       Pedro A. Daltro, MD
2009       Cristian Garcia, MD
2009       Antonio Soares de Souza, MD
2010       Stephen Chapman, MD
2011       Catherine Owens, MBBS 
2011       Madan M. Rehani, PhD
2012       Harvey Neiman, MD, FACR
2013       Savvas Andronikou, MD
              Karen Schmitt 
2014       Timothy Cain, MBBS
2015       In-One Kim, MD
              Guy H. Sebag, MD*
2016       Bernard Laya, DO 
2017       Gloria Soto Giordani, MD
2018       Fred E. Avni, Jr., MD PhD
              Karen Rosendahl, MD, PhD

 

*Posthumously

 


Edward Singleton-Hooshang Taybi Award for Excellence in Education

2006               Corning Benton, Jr., MD
2007               Michael P. D'Alessandro, MD
                      Janet R. Reid, MD
2008               Dorothy I. Bulas, MD
2009               Lane F. Donnelly, MD

 

 

2010               Wilbur L. Smith, Jr., MD
2011               Ralph S. Lachman, MD, FACR
2012               Alan Daneman, MD
2013               Lisa H. Lowe, MD
2014               Robert H. Cleveland, MD
2015               Stephen F. Simoneaux, MD
2016               Michael DiPietro, MD
2017               Shi-Joon Yoo, MD, PhD
2018               John D. Strain, MD, FACR

John Caffey Award Papers (1969-1998)

1969 Pneumonia of Atypical Measles: Residual Nodular Lesions. Young LW, Smith DI, Glasgow LA.

1970 Plain Skull Roentgenograms in Children with Head Trauma. Roberts F, Shopfner CE.

1971 Vascular Thromboembolism Complicating Umbilical Artery Catheterization. Williams HJ, Jarvis CW, Neal WA, Reynolds JW.

1972 Hydrometrocolpos in Infancy. Reed MH, Griscom NT.

1973 Various Radionuclide Patterns of Cerebral Inflammation in Infants and Children. Gilday DL.

1974 The Tethered Filum. Fitz CR, Harwood-Nash DC.

1975 B-Mode Ultrasound and the Nonvisualizing Kidney in Pediatrics. Shkolnik A.

1976 The Pediatric Tracheostomy: Roentgen Signs of Normal Healing and Complications-The Value of Xerography. Scott JR, Kramer SS.

1977 A Prospective Study of Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Premature Newborns Using Computed Tomography. Burstein J, Papile L, Burstein R.

1978 Chemotherapy-Induced Inhibition of Compensatory Renal Growth in the Immature Mouse. Moskowitz PS, Donaldson SS.

1979 Lithiasis Due to Interruption of the Enterohepatic Circulation of Bile Salts. Kirks DR.

1980 Cranial Ultrasound Findings in Patients with Meningomyelocele. Babcock DS, Han BK.

1981 Effect of Contrast Agents in the Lungs of Animals. McAlister WH, Siegel MJ, Shackelford GD, Glasier CH, Askin FB.

1982 Real-Time Ultrasonographic Detection of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children. Kessler RM, Altman DH.

1983 Ultrasonic Evaluation of Caudal Spine Anomalies in Children. Naidich TP, Fernbach SK, McLone DG, Shkolnik A.

1984 Experimental Neonatal Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Clinical Radiographic, and Pathologic Features, Goske MJ, Morin FC, Eskin TA.

1985 The Metaphyseal Lesion in Abused Infants: A Radiologic?Histopathologic Study. Kleinman PK, Marks SC, Blackbourne BD.

1986 Magnetic Resonance Appearance of Blood and Blood Products. Cohen MD, Smith JA, Cory DA.

1987 Intussusception Reduction by Rectal Insufflation of Air. Gu L, Alton DJ, Daneman A, Stringer DA, Liu P, Wilmot DM, Reilly BJ.

1988 MR Imaging Determination of the Location of the Conus Medullaris in Normal Children and in Children with Tethered Cord Syndrome. Wilson DA, Prince JR.

1989 Early Avascular Necrosis: MRI and Histological Examination in an Animal Model. Brody AS, Strong M, Babikian G, Seidel FG, Kuhn JP.

1990 Determination of Functional Residual Capacity from Digital Radiography in an Animal Model of the Neonatal Chest. White KS, Muelenaer AA, Beam CA, Effmann EL.

1991 Juvenile Colonic Perforation: Experimental Results and Clinical Applications. Shiels II WE, Keller GL, Ryckman FR, Daugherty CC, Specker BL, Kirks DR, Summa DW.

1992 Pulmonary oxygen toxicity: Experimental assessment of capillary leakiness using contrast-enhanced MRI. Brasch RC, Berthezene Y, Vexler V, Shames DM, Jerome H, Clément O, Mühler AR, Kuwatsuru R.

1993 High Resolution CT Assessment of Bronchoconstriction: Differential Effects of Methacholine and Histamine. Kramer SS, Hoffman EA, Amirav I.

1994 Inhibition of Neutrophil Phagocytosis by Barium Sulfate. Hernanz-Schulman M, Hakim RM, Schulman G, Vanholder R.

1995 Evaluation of Perfusion of the Normal and Ischemic Cartilaginous Epiphysis by Using Gadolinium-enhanced MR Imaging. Jaramillo D, Shapiro F, Villegas OL, Mulkern RV, Doty D, Dwek J.

1996 The Detection of Pulmonary Metastases with Pathological Correlation: Effect of Breathing on the Accuracy of Spiral CT. Coakley FV, Cohen MD, Waters D, Davis MM.

1997 MR Imaging Microvessel Permeability Correlates with Pathologic Tumor Grade. Brasch RC, Daldrup HE, Shames DM, Rosenau W, Okuhata Y, Wendland, MF.

1998 Imaging Acute Heart and Lung Transplant Rejection in Rats By Using Tc-99m -radiolabeled Annexin V. Blankenberg FG, Vriens, P, Robbins RC, Ohtusuki K, Tait JF, Strauss HW.

Caffey Award for Best Basic Science Paper (1999-present)

1999 - Changes in Renal Blood Flow Depicted with Contrast-enhanced Harmonic Imaging During Acute Urinary Obstruction; Claudon, M, Barnewolt, CE, Taylor, GA, Dunning, PS, Gobet, R, MD; Badawy, A.

2000 - Detection of Early Atherosclerosis with Radiolabeled Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 in Prediabetic Zucker Rats; Blankenberg FG, Tait, JF, Strauss, HW, Valentine HA.

2001 - Computer-Simulated Radiation Dose Reduction For Pediatric Abdominal Helical CT, Frush, D, Slack,CC, Hollingsworth, CL, Bisset III,GS, Donnelly, LF, Hsieh,Jl

2002 - Understanding the Functional Angiogenic Process in an Antigen-Induced Arthritis Model: Correlative BOLD MR Imaging (fMRI) of the Stages of Synovitis along the Time Course of the Disease; A. S. Doria, MD , Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, P.S. Babyn, MD, A. Crawley, PhD, M. Noseworthy, PhD, K. Pritzker, MD, R. B. Salter, MD, et al

2003 - A Novel Method for Non-Viral Gene-Therapy: Transcatheter Hydrodynamic Delivery Using Isolated Liver as a Depot Organ In a Rabbit Model;   Kevin Baskin, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, Simon J. Eastman, PhD; Ronald K. Scheule, PhD; Bradley L. Hodges, PhD; Qiuming Chu, MS; Richard B. Towbin, MD

2004 - Site-Specific Induction of Lymphatic Malformations in a Rat Model for Image-Guided Therapy; Robert F. Short, MS, Department of Radiology, Children's Radiological Institute, Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH; William E. Shiels, DO; Thomas J. Sferra, MD; Katherine Nicol, MD; Minka Schofield, MD; Gregory Wiet, MD

2005 - Quantitative Measurement of Microbubble Ultrasound Contrast Agent Flow To Assess the Efficacy of Angiogenesis Inhibitors In Vivo; Beth McCarville, MD, Dept of Rad Sciences, St. Jude Children’s Research Hosp, Memphis, TN; Christian Streck, MD; Chin-Shang Li, PhD; Andrew Davidoff, MD

2006 - 64Cu-Immuno-PET Imaging of Neuroblastoma with Bioengineered Anti-GD2 Antibodies; Stephan D Voss, MD, PhD, Radiology, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Suzanne V Smith, PhD; Nadine M Di Bartolo, PhD; Lacey J McIntosh; Erika M Cyr; Ali A Bonab, PhD, et. al.

2007 - MR Imaging of Adenocarcinomas with Folate-Receptor Targeted Contrast Agents; Heike E Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD, Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Zhen J Wang, MD; Reinhard Meier, MD; Claire Corot, PhD

2008 - Evaluation of Quality Assurance Quality Control Phantom for Digital Neonatal Chest Projection Imaging; Steven Don, MD, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

2009 - Faster Pediatric MRI Via Compressed Sensing - Shreyas Vasanawala, Stanford University, Marcus Alley, Richard Barth, Brian Hargreaves, John Pauly, Michael Lustig

2010 - Clinical Evaluation of Readout-Segmented-EPI for Diffusion-Weighted Imaging – Roland Bammer, PhD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Samantha J Holdsworth, PhD;Stefan Skare, PhD; Kristen Yeom, MD; Patrick D Barnes, MD;
High-Resolution Motion-Corrected Diffusion-Tensor Imaging (DTI) in Infants – Stefan T Skare, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Samantha J Holdsworth, PhD; Kirsten Yeom, MD; Patrick D Barnes, MD; Roland Bammer, PhD;
3D SAP-EPI in Motion-Corrected Fast Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI) – Roland Bammer, PhD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Samantha J Holdsworth, PhD; Stefan Skare, PhD; Kristen Yeom, MD; Patrick D Barnes, MD;
T1-Weighted 3D SAP-EPI for Use in Pediatric Imaging – Roland Bammer, PhD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Samantha J Holdsworth, PhD; Stefan Skare, PhD; Kristen Yeom, MD; Patrick D Barnes, MD

2011 - An MR System for Imaging Neonates in the NICU, Jean Tkach, Randy Giaquinto, Wolfgang Loew, Ronald Pratt, Barret Daniels, Blaise Jones, Lane Donnelly, Charles Dumoulin, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

2012 - Advantages of a Nanoparticle Blood Pool Contrast Agent Over Conventional Intravascular Glomerular-Filtered Contrast Agents for Pulmonary Vascular Imaging; Ananth Annapragada, Texas Children's Hospital, R. Paul Guillerman, Eric Hoffman, David Kaczka, Ketan Ghaghada, Cristian Badea

2013 - Psychometric Function: A Novel Statistical Analysis Approach to Optimize CT Dose: Steven Don, MD, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO,Bruce Whiting, David Politte, Parinaz Massoumzadeh, Charles Hildebolt

2014 - No longer a holiday: Improving the pediatric radiology elective for medical students and pediatric housestaff
Eddie Hyatt, Vanderbilt University, Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Nashville, TN, Cody Penrod, Sudha Singh, Jayne Seekins, DO, Amy Fleming, Melissa Hilmes, MD

2015 - Gonad Shields: Good or Bad for Patient Radiation Exposure?; Summer L. Kaplan, MD, Department of Radiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Dennise Magill, MS, Marc A. Felice, MS, Sayed Ali, MD, Xiaowei Zhu, MS

2016 - In vivo Profiling of Folate Receptor Expression in Rat Placenta Using MR Molecular Imaging; Ketan Ghaghada, PhD, Zbigniew Starosolski, PhD, Eric Tanifum, PhD, Haijun Gao, PhD, Igor Stupin, MD, PhD, Saakshi Bhayana, BS, Chandresh Patel, BS, Chandrasekhar Yallampalli, DVM, PhD, Ananth Annapragada, PhD, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

2017 - Performance of a Deep Neural Network Learning Model in Assessing Skeletal Maturity on Pediatric Hand Radiographs; David B. Larson, MD, MBA1, Matthew C. Chen1, Matthew P. Lungren, MD, MPH1, Safwan S. Halabi, MD1, Nicholas V. Stence, MD2, Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD1Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA  2University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

2018 - Feed and Wrap MRU; Sila Kurugol, PhD, Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Onur Afacan, PhD, Catherine Seager, MD, Reid Nichols, Richard S. Lee, MD, Simon K. Warfield, PhD, Jeanne S. Chow, MD

Caffey Award for Best Clinical Science or Education Paper (1999-present)

1999 - Triangular Cord Sign in Biliary Atresia: A Gold Standard for the Millennium? Tan Kendrick AP, Phua, KB, Subramaniam, R.

2000 - Cisterna Magna Thrombus and Subsequent Posthemorrhageic Hydrocephalus. Cramer BC, Walsh EA.

2001 - Aneurysmal Bone Cysts In Children: Percutaneous Sclerosing Therapy, An Alternative To Surgery.  Dubois J, Garel LA, Rypens FF, Grimard G, Isler, M, Mercier C

2002 - MR Imaging of Kidneys: Functional Evaluation Using F-15 Perfusion Imaging,  Grattan-Smith D, Jones RA; Little S, Perez M, Kirsch A

2003 - Differential Regurgitation in Branch Pulmonary Arteries after TOF Repair.  Yoo SJ, Kang IS, Redington A, Benson LN;  Macgowan CK; Valsangiacomo ER

2004 - Feasibility of a Free-Breathing SSFP Sequence for Dymanic Cardiac Imaging in Pediatric Patients.  Krishnamurthy, R, Muthupillai R, Vick G, Su J, Kovalchin J,  Chung T; Diagnostic Imaging, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

2005 - Evaluation of High Resolution Cervical Spine CT In 529 Cases of Pediatric Trauma: Value Versus Radiation Exposure. Shiran, D, Jimenez, R, Altman, D, DuBose, M, Lorenzo, R

2006 - Alterations in Regional O2 Saturation (StO2) and Capillary Blood Volume (HbT) with Brain Injuries and ECMO.  P Ellen Grant, MD, Pediatric Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; George Themelis; Kara Arvin, MD; Sonal Thaker; Kalpathy K Krishnamoorthy, MD; Maria Angela Franceschini, PhD

2007 - Evaluation of Single Functioning Kidneys Using MR Urography.  Damien Grattan-Smith, MBBS, Department of Radiology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA; Richard Jones, PhD; Stephen Little, MD; Andrew Kirsch, MD; Adina Alazraki, MD

2008 - Evaluating the Effects of Childhood Lead Exposure with Proton MR Spectroscopy & Diffusion Tensor Imaging Neuroradiology; Kim M Cecil PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

2009 - Improving Patient Safety:  Effects of a Safety Program on Performance and Culture in a Department of Radiology at a Children's Hospital - Lane Donnelly, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Julie Dickerson, Martha Goodfriend, Stephen Muething

2010 - Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans (JOCD): Is It a Growth Disturbance of the Secondary Physis of the Epiphysis? Tal Laor, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, Eric J Wall, MD; Andrew M Zbojniewicz, MD

2011 - Quantitative Assessment of Blood Flow with 4D Phase-Contrast MRI and Autocalibrating Parallel Imaging Compressed Sensing, Albert Hsiao, Stanford University, Micheal Lustig, Marcus Alley, Mark Murphy, Shreyas Vasanawala

2012 - Multidetector CT Pulmonary Angiography in Children with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Thromboembolic Risk Factors and Implications for Appropriate Use; Edward Lee, MD, MPH, Children's Hospital, Boston, Sunny K. Tse, David Zurakowski , Victor M. Johnson, Tracy A. Donald, Phillip M. Boiselle

2013 - Prospective Comparison of MRI and Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Pediatric Appendicitis; Robert Orth, MD, PhD, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, R. Paul Guillerman, Prakash Masand, MD, Wei Zhang, George Bisset

2014 - Ultrasound-Derived Shear Wave Speed Correlates with Liver Fibrosis in Children; Jonathan Dillman, M.D., Department of Radiology, Section of Pediatric Radiology, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, Ethan Smith, Amer Heider, Nahid Keshavarzi, Jacob Bilhartz, Jonathan Rubin

2015 - Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the Assessment of Pediatric Solid Tumor Response to Anti-Angiogenic Therapy; Beth McCarville, MD, Department of Radiological Sciences, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, Jamie Coleman, MD, Junyu Guo, PhD, Yimei Li, PhD, Xingyu Li, PhD, Fariba Navid, MD

2016 - Intra-operative MRI guided, laparoscopic-assisted anorectoplasty in the treatment for imperforate anus; Damien Grattan-Smith, MBBS, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, George Raschbaum, John Bleacher, Joseph Williams, Edwin Smith, Stephen Little, Richard Jones

2017 - CXR Reduction Protocol in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – Lessons Learned; Michelande Ridore, MS, Dorothy Bulas, MD, William Pastor, MS, MPH, Sarah McKenney, PhD, Lamia Soghier, MD, Billie Lou Short, MD, CNMC, Washington DC

2018 - Association of T2 Lymphatic Imaging in Single Ventricle Patients After Superior Cavopulmonary Connection with Acute Post-Fontan Outcomes; David Biko, MD, Department of Radiology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Aaron Dewitt, MD, Michael O’Byrne, MD, Mark Fogel, MD, Matthew Harris, MD, Sara Partington, MD, Kevin Whitehead, MD, PhD, David Saul, MD, David Goldberg, Jack Rychik, Andrew Glatz, MD, Matthew Gillespie, MD, Jonathan Rome, MD, Yoav Dori

Caffey Poster Awards

1994: Wilms Tumor: Unusual Manifestations. Navoy JF, Royal SA, Vaid YN, Mroczek EC.

1995: Evaluation of Suspected Air Trapping with Dynamic CT Densitometry. Johnson JL, Kramer SS, Mahboubi S.

1996: MR Imaging in the Diagnosis of Experimental Pyelonephritis in Piglets. Pennington, Lonergan GJ, Flack CE, Waguespack L, Jackson CB.

1997: Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Children. Lowe LH, Vezina GL.

1998: Primary Immunodeficiencies: An Immunology Primer for Radiologists. Manson DE, Sikka BS, Cohen S, Reid B, Roifman CM.

1999: Retinoblastoma: US Findings with Pathologic Correlation Kaste, SC, Jenkins, III, JJ, Pratt, CB; Langston, JW, Haik, BG

2001: Mitochondrial Disorders Of Oxidative Phosphorylation In Children: Patterns Of Disease Palasis S, Grattan-Smith JD, Shoffner JM, Neish AS, Stewart S

2002: Volumetric Localization of Somatosensory Cortex in Children Using Synthetic Aperture Magnetrometry. Xiang J, MD, PhD, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada Chuang S., MD; Holowka S; Babyn P, Otsubo H, Sharma R

2003: Assessing the Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Determining the Age of Closure of Growth Plates. Rajwani T, Huang EM, Secretan C, Bhargava R, Lambert R, Bagnall K

2004: Outstanding Basic Science Research Poster - Imaging of the Diaphragm in Neonates and Young Infants, with Special Emphasis on Diaphragmatic Motion. Epelman M, Navarro O, Miller S Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

2004: Outstanding Clinical Research Poster - The Spectrum of Renal Cystic Disease in Children. Restrepo R, Ranson M, Sookman J, Jacobson E, Daneman A, Fontalvo L, Department of Radiology, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL

2005: 3D MRI and CT in the Evaluation of Congenital Anomalies of the Aortic Arch. Dehkharghani S, Olson K, Richardson, R

2006: Diffusion Weighted Imaging in Pediatric Neuroradiology: A Primer. Pallavi Sagar, MD, Pediatric Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; P Ellen Grant, MD

2006: Imaging of Suprarenal Fossa in Children: Radiological Approach and Clinico-Pathological Correlation. Kamlesh Kukreja, MD, Radiology, Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL; Ricardo Restrepo, MD; Maria D’almeida, MD

2007: Neuroimaging of Nonaccidental Trauma: Pitfalls and Controversies. Lisa H Lowe, MD, Radiology, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO; Ruby E Obaldo, MD; Kristin A Fickenscher, MD; Irene Walsh, MD

2008: Estimation of Cumulative Effective Doses from Diagnostic and Interventional Radiological Examinations in Pediatric Oncology Patients. KE Thomas, BA Ahmed, P Shroff, B Connolly, A Lee Chong, C Gordon, The Hospital for Sick Children - Toronto

2009 Case Report:

Multi-Modality Imaging Manifestations of the Meckel’s Diverticulum in Pediatric Patients.  Manish K Kotecha, MD, Richard D Bellah, MD, Andres H Pena, MD, Peter Mattei, MD

2009 Educational:

MR Urography: Functional Analysis – Made Simple!  Dmitry Khrichenko, BSc, Kassa Darge, MD, PhD

2009 Scientific:

MRI Findings in the Term Infant with Neonatal Seizures. An Etiologic Approach - Monica Rebollo Polo,Julie Hurteau-Miller, Eoghan Laffan, Hazar Tabban, Husein Naser, Khaldoun Koujok

2010 Case Report:

MRI of Congenital Urethroperineal Fistula Maryam Ghadimi Mahani, MD, University of Michigan Health System, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, Jonathan R Dillman, MD; Deepa Pai, MD; John M Park, MD; Michael A Dipietro, MD; Maria F Ladino Torres, MD

2010 Educational:

Hemangiomas Revisited: The Useful, the Unusual and the New Ricardo Restrepo, MD, Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL, Rajaneeshankar Palani, MD; Umamahesh Matapathi, MD; Nolan Altman, MD; Luisa Cervantes, MD; Ana-Margarita Duarte, MD; Ibrahim Amjad, MD

2010 Scientific:

Dual Phase Intravenous Contrast Injection in Pediatric Body CT Erika Mann, MD, Hospital for Sick Children,Toronto, ON, CA, Amin Alzahrani; Nancy Padfield; Liane Farrell; Guila BenDavid; Karen Thomas, MD

2011 Case Report:

MR Imaging Features of Fetal Mediastinal and Intrapericardial Teratomas, Eva Rubio, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, Beth Kline-Fath, Maria Calvo-Garcia, Carolina Guimaraes

2011 Educational:

Button Battery Ingestion in Children: What the Radiologist Must Know, Mariam Kappil, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cynthia Rigsby, Martha Saker, Emma Boylan

2011 Scientific:

Updated Estimated Radiation Dose for Pediatric Nuclear Medicine Studies, Frederick Grant, Children's Hospital, Boston, Laura Drubach, S. Ted Treves, Fred Fahey

2012 Case Report:

Neuroimaging in Hemiplegic Migraine: Cases and Review of the Literature, Nicholas V. Stence, Children's Hospital Colorado, Sita Kedia, John A. Maloney, Jennifer Armstrong-Wells, Timothy Bernard

2012 Educational:

Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea in Pediatric Patients: From the Beginning to the End, Cesar Cortes, Miami Children's Hospital, Yanerys Ramos, Ricardo Restrepo, Alejandro Diaz, Lorena Sequeira, Edward Lee

2012 Scientific:

Prenatal Evaluation of Limb Body Wall Complex with Emphasis on MRI, Elisa Aguirre-Pascual, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Teresa Victoria, Ann Johnson, Nancy Chauvin, Beverly Coleman, Monica Epelman

2013 Case Report

Percutaneous trans-splenic embolization of Roux limb varices in children with chronic portal vein occlusion (PVO) post orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) Sheena Pimpalwar,MD, Texas Children’s Hospital- Interventional radiology, Houston, TX; Aparna Annam, Ponraj Chinnadurai, Alberto Hernandez

2013 Educational

MR imaging of coronary arteries in children: Case Based Teaching File
Roy Jacob, MD, Children’s Medical center, Dallas, TX; Shannon Blalock, Jeanne Dillenbeck

2013 Scientific Exhibit: (TIE) 

Phantom Iterative Reconstruction Technique (PIRT)-a quantitative ALARA method to test iterative reconstructions effect on image quality and dose in the pediatric population Anne McLellan, DO, Medical, Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ; James Owen, MS, Robyn Augustyn, BSRT (R)(CT), John Egelhoff, DO, John Curran, MD Jeffrey Miller, MD, Richard Southard, MD William Pavlicek, PhD, Richard Towbin, MD

2013 Scientific Exhibit: (TIE) 

Morbidity associated with delayed treatment of cholelithiasis in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease Heather Imsande, MD, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

2014 Case Report:

Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound of Pediatric Abdominal Visceral Trauma: Initial Data; Beatrice Dionigi, Carol Barnewolt, Jill Zalieckas, David Mooney, Harriet Paltiel, MD, Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

2014 Educational Poster:

The Pediatric Breast: What to do with Lumps and Bumps; Natalie Burns, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, Habib Rahbar, Teresa Chapman

2014 Scientific Poster:

Towards radiation dose reduction in MDCT with iterative reconstruction for the prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia: the minimum radiation dose required to evaluate the normal fetal bones?; Chihiro Tani, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan, Yoshinori Funama, Chikako Fujioka, Kazuo Awai

2015 Case Report:

Congenital Portocaval Shunt: A Rare Entity, Arash Zandieh, MD, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, Christabel Lee, Frank Volberg

2015 Educational Poster:

Pediatric Radiology Economics and Politics in Jeopardy: A Primer, David Swenson, MD, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, Cassandra Sams

2015 Scientific Poster:

Infant Bone Age Estimation Based on Fibular Shaft Length: A Validation Study, Andy Tsai, MD, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, Catherine Stamoulis, Sarah Bixby, Michael Breen, Susan Connolly, Paul Kleinman

2016 Case Report:

Imaging Appearances of Crayons; Aaron McAllister, MD, MS, Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Neil Lall, MD, Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

2016 Educational Poster:

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer: Common Sonographic Appearances and Pitfalls; Claudia Martinez-Rios, MD, Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, Lydia Bajno, Alan Daneman, Rahim Moineddin, Danielle CM van der Kaay, Jonathan Wasserman

2016 Scientific Poster:

Ultrasound Diagnosis of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS): A Single Institutional Experience; Anjum Bandarkar, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC, Hansel Otero, MD

2017 Case Report:

Cutaneous Metastases of Infantile Choriocarcinoma can Mimic Infantile Hemangioma both Clinically and Radiographically; Logan Dance, MD; Patricia Cornejo, MD; Mittun Patel, MD, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

2017 Educational Poster (TIE):

Sonographic Evaluation of Diaphragmatic Motion: A Practical Guide to Performance and Interpretation; Benjamin D. Smith, MD, Hansel Otero, MD, Tara Cielma, Anjum Bandarkar, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

2017 Educational Poster (TIE): 

Nuts and Bolts: A Radiologist’s Guide to Orthopedic Hardware Utilized in the Lower Extremities of Children; Hailey Allen, MD, Radiology University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Kirkland Davis, MD, Kenneth Noonan, MD, Jie Nguyen, MD

2017 Scientific Poster:

Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome Causes Increased Liver Stiffness; Naresh Reddivalla, MD, Erin Opfer, DO, Amie Robinson, BSRT(R)(MR) CCRP, Kimberly J Reid, MS, Mohamed Radhi, MD, & Sherwin Chan, MD, PhD, The Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

2018 Case Report:

Calcifying Nested Stromal-Epithelial tumor of the liver: Case report of a rare primary liver tumor; Deepa Biyyam, MD, Mostafa Youssfi, MD, Gerald Mandell, MD, Steve Taylor, MHS, PA and Mittun Patel, MD

2018 Educational Poster: 

Optimizing Pediatric Leptomeningeal Metastasis Detection: Technical Considerations; Julie H. Harreld, MD, Muhammad Ayaz, PhD, Claudia M. Hillenbrand, PhD; Ralf B. Loeffler, PhD, Zoltan Patay, MD, PhD

2018 Scientific Poster:

3D T1-Weighted Post-Contrast Spine and Abdomen 3 Tesla MRI Using a Golden Angle Radial Acquisition; H. Harry Hu, PhD, Thomas Benkert, PhD, Ramkumar Krishnamurthy, PhD, Mark Smith, MS, Jerome Rusin, MD, Aaron McAllister, MD, Jeremy Jones, MD, Brent Adler, MD, Cody Young, MD, Kathryn Milks, MD, Rajesh Krishnamurthy, MD, and Kai Tobias Block, PhD

 

 

John Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award

This award is given to the author of the best paper presented by a Resident or Fellow at the SPR meeting. Beginning in 1995, the award became known as the John A. Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award.

1993 Philipp K. Lang, MD 
1993    Stephanie P. Ryan, MD
1994 Sara O'Hara, MD 
1995 Philipp K. Lang, MD 
1996 Fergus V. Coakley, MB, FRCR
1997 Ronald A. Alberico, MD 
1998 Laura J. Varich, MD
1999 A. E. Ensley, BS
1999 R.W. Sze, MD
2000 S. H. Schneider, MD
2001 Valerie L. Ward, MD
2002 Ricardo Faingold, MD
2003 Andrea Doria, MD
2004 Nina M. Menezes, PhD 
2005 Lena Naffaa, MD
2006 Courtney Coursey, MD
2007 Ashley J. Robinson, MB, ChB
2008 Hee Kyung Kim
2009 Conor Bogue, MD
2010 Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD
2011 Ethan A. Smith, MD
2012 Saivivek Bogale, MD
2013 Emma Raver, BA
2014  Aarti Luhar, MD
2015 Ashish Parikh, MD PGY-5
2016 Jacquelyn Garcia, DO
2017 Ezekiel Maloney, MD
2018 Arleen Li

 

The Walter E. Berdon/Thomas L. Slovis Awards

The Berdon award recognizes the best Clinical Research paper submitted to the journal of Pediatric Radiology in the year preceding the meeting. This award was established to honor Walter Berdon who served as the North American Editor of Pediatric Radiology for 30 years and who stepped down as editor on June 30, 2003.

The Slovis award recognizes the best Basic Scientific paper submitted to the journal of Pediatric Radiology in the year preceding the meeting. This award was established to honor Thomas Slovis who served as the North American Editor of Pediatric Radiology following Dr. Berdon and who stepped down as editor on December 31, 2012. 

2017

Best Clinical Paper (Walter Berdon Award):

Jennifer E. Lim-Dunham, MD, FACR, Iclal Erdem Toslak, MD, Khalid Alsabban, MD, Amany Aziz, MD, Brendan Martin, PhD, Gokcan Okur, MD, Katherine C. Longo, MD. Ultrasound risk stratification for malignancy using the 2015 American Thyroid Association Management Guidelines for Children with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.

Best Basic Science Paper (Tom Slovis Award):

Monwabisi Makola, PhD, M. Douglas Ris, PhD, E. Mark Mahone, PhD, Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, Kim M. Cecil, PhD. Long-term effects of radiation on white matter of the corpus callosum: a diffusion tensor imaging study

2016

Best Clinical Paper (Walter Berdon Award):

Sarah Rothman, MD, Anat Gonen, BN, MHA, Alina Vodonos, PhD, Prof. Victor Novack, MD, PhD, Prof. Ilan Shelef, MD. "Does preparation of children before MRI reduce the need for anesthesia? Prospective randomized control trial", Pediatric Radiology, 2016.

Best Basic Science Paper (Tom Slovis Award):

Kelly Jarvis, PhD, Susanne Schnell, PhD, Alex J. Barker, PhD, Julio Garcia, PhD, Ramona Lorenz, PhD, Michael Rose, BS, Varun Chowdhary, MD, James Carr, MD, Joshua D. Robinson, MD, Cynthia K. Rigsby, MD, Michael Markl, PhD. "Evaluation of blood flow distribution asymmetry and vascular geometry in patients with Fontan circulation using 4-D flow MRI", Pediatric Radiology, 2016. 

2015

Best Clinical Paper (Walter Berdon Award):

Arabinda K. Choudhary, Ray Bradford, Mark S. Dias, K. Thamburaj, Danielle K. B. Boal. "Venous injury in abusive head trauma", Pediatric Radiology, 2015.

Best Basic Science Paper (Tom Slovis Award):

Susan J. Back, J. Christopher Edgar, Douglas A. Canning, Kassa Darge. "Contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography: In vitro evaluation of a second generation ultrasound contrast agent for in vivo optimization", Pediatric Radiology, 2015. 

2014

Best Clinical Paper (Walter Berdon Award):

Catlin, M, Bohl, D, Blickman, J. "A randomized controlled trial: child life services in pediatric imaging", Pediatric Radiology, 2014.

Best Basic Science Paper (Tom Slovis Award):

Tsai, A, McDonald, A, Rosenberg, A, Gupta, R, Paul K. Kleinman. "High-resolution CT with histopathological correlates of the classic metaphyseal lesion of infant abuse", Pediatric Radiology, 2014. 

2013

Best Clinical Paper (Walter Berdon Award) :
Punwani S, Cheung KK, Skipper N, Bell N, Bainbridge A, Taylor SA, Groves AM, Hain SF, Ben-Haim S, Shankar A, Daw S, Halligan S, Humphries PD. Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI improves accuracy for detecting focal splenic involvement in children and adolescents with Hodgkin disease. 

Best Basic Science Paper (Tom Slovis Award):
Hanquinet S, Rougemont AL, Courvoisier D, Rubbia-Brandt L, McLin V, Tempia M, Anooshiravani M. Acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography for the non-invasive diagnosis of liver fibrosis in children.

2012

Best Clinical Paper (Walter Berdon Award) :
Swanson JO, Vavilala MS, Wang J, et al. Association of initial CT findings with quality-of-life outcomes for traumatic brain injury in children

Best Basic Science Paper (Tom Slovis Award):
Tkach JA, Hillman NH, Jobe AH. An MRI system for imaging neonates in the NICU: initial feasibility study.

2011

Best Basic Science Paper
Castaneda RT, Boddington S, Henning TD, Wendland M, Mandrussow L, Liu S, Daldrup-Link H. Labeling Human Embryonic Stem-Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Tracking With MR Imaging

Best Clinical Research Paper
Schachar JL, Zampolin RL, Miller TS, Farinhas JM, Freeman K, Taragin BH. External Validation of the New Orleans Criteria (NOC), the Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR) and the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study II (NEXUS II) for CT Scanning in Pediatric Patients With Minor Head Injury in a Non-Trauma Center

2010

Best Basic Science Paper
Goo HW. "Initial Experience of Dual Energy Lung Perfusion CT Using a Dual Source CT System in Children."

Best Clinical Research Paper
Raissaki M, Perisinakis K, Damilakis J, Gourtsoyiannis N. "Eye-lens Bismuth Shielding in Pediatric Head CT: Artifact Evaluation and Reduction."

2009

Best Basic Science Paper
Helm, EJ; Silva, CT; Roberts, HC; Manson, D; Seed, MTM; Amaral, JG; Babyn, PS, “Computer-aided detection for the identification of pulmonary nodules in pediatric oncology patients: initial experience”

Best Clinical Research Paper
Saad, MB; Rohnean, A; Sigal-Cinqualbre, A; Adler, G; Paul, J-F, “Evaluation of image quality and radiation dose of thoracic and coronary dual-source CT in 110 infant with congenital heart disease”

2008

Best Basic Science Paper
Wang, ZJ, Boddington, S, Wendland, M, Meier, Reinhard, Corot, C, Daldrup-Link, H, “MR Imaging of Ovarian Tumors Using Folate-Receptor-Targeted Contrast Agents”

Best Clinical Research Paper
Hallowell, LM, Stewart, SE, de Amorim e Silva, CT, Ditchfield, MR, “Reviewing the Process of Preparing Children for MRI”

2007

Best Basic Science Paper
Maree GJ, Irving BJ, Hering ER, "Paediatric Dose Measurement in a Full-Body Digital Radiography Unit"

Best Clinical Research Paper
Silva CT, Daneman A, Navarro OM, Moore AM, Moineddin R, Gerstle JT, Mittal A, Brindle M, Epelman M, "Correlation of Sonographic Findings and Outcome in Necrotizing Enterocolitis"

2006

Best Basic Science Paper
Hyun Woo Goo, Dong Soo Suh, "The Influences of Tube Voltage and Scan Direction on Combined Tube Current Modulation: A Phantom Study"

Best Clinical Research Paper
I-Chen Tsai, Tain Lee, Yun-Ching Fu, Sheng-Lin Jan, Chung-Chi Wang, Yen Chang, Min-Chi Chen, "Using Multidetector-row CT in Neonates with Complex Congenital Heart Disease to Replace Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization for Anatomical Investigation: Initial Experiences in Technical and Clinical Feasibility"

2005

Best Basic Science Paper
Nield LE, Qi XL, Valsangiacomo ER, Macgowan CK, Wright GA, Hornberger LK, Yoo SJ, " In vivo MRI Measurement of Blood Oxygen Saturation in Children with Congenital Heart Disease"

Best Clinical Paper
Jones A, Granger S, Brambilla D, Gallagher D, Vichinsky E, Woods G, Berman B, Roach S, Nichols F, Adams RJ, "Can Peak Systolic Velocities be Used for Prediction of Stroke in Sickle Cell Anemia?"

2004

Best Basic Science Paper
Peng SSF, Lee WT, Wang YH, Huang KM, “Cerebral Diffusion Tensor Images in Children With Tuberous Sclerosis: A Preliminary Report"

Best Clinical Paper
Babyn PS, Chu WC, Tsou IYY, Wansaicheong GKL, Allen U, Britnun A, Chee TSG, Cheng FWT, Chiu MC, Fok TF, Hon EKL, Gahunia HK, Kaw GJL, Khong PL, Leung CW, Li AM, Manson D, Metreweli C, Ng PC, Read S, Stringer DA, “Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): Chest Radiographic Features in Children"

2003

Best Basic Science Paper
Xiang J, Holowka S, Sharma R, Hunjan A, Otsubo H, Chuang S, " Volumetric Localization of Somatosensory Cortex in Children Using Synthetic Aperture Magnetometry"

Best Clinical Paper
Grattan-Smith JD, Perez-Bayfield MR, Jones RA, Little S, Broecker B, Smith EA, Scherz HC, Kirsch AJ, "MR Imaging of Kidneys: Functional Evaluation Using F-15 Perfusion Imaging"

2002

Best Basic Science Paper
L Nield, X Qi, S Yoo, E R Valsangiacomo, L K Hornberger, G A Wright, "MRI-based blood oxygen saturation measurements in infants and children with congenital heart disease"

Best Clinical Paper
Lamer, S Dorgeret, AKhairouni, K Mazda, P Brillet, E Bacheville, J Bloch, G F Penneçot, M Hassan, G H Sebag, "Femoral head vascularisation in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: comparison of dynamic gadolinium-enhanced subtraction MRI with bone scintigraphy"