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2017 Mount Sinai Alumni Reunion & Awards Ceremony
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2017 Mount Sinai Alumni Reunion & Awards Ceremony 

 

The 2017 Alumni Reunion and Alumni Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, May 19 and over 200

alumni and guests attended and had the opportunity to reconnect and reminisce with classmates and colleagues from both Mount Sinai and St. Luke's-Roosevelt. 





 

Attendees first enjoyed an inside look at medical student research projects and reception.

The following research projects were on display:

 

Caitlyn Braschi, ISMMS 2018

Characterization of B12 Deficiency in Patients with Plasma Cell Disorders

Mentor: Ajai Chari, MD

 

Leela Chockalingam, ISMMS 2018

Long Term Complications of Radiotherapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus in HIV

Mentor: Keith Sigel, MD

 

Clara Fischman, ISMMS 2018

Genetic Studies of Acute Renal Allograft Rejection

Mentor: Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD

 

Daniel Hicks, ISMMS 2018

Bioinformatics Identification and Validation of C1QTNF2 as a Candidate Antifibrotic Molecule

in Hepatic Stellate Cells

Mentor: Scott Friedman, MD

 

Kyle Riley, ISMMS 2018

The Proliferative Kinetics of Human Glioblastoma Stem Cells in Vivo

Mentor: Hongyan Zou, MD, PhD

 

Samuel Schnittman, ISMMS 2018

Long-Term Outcomes Following Bioprosthetic Versus Mechanical Valve Replacement
in Patients Aged 18 to 50 Years

Mentor: Joanna Chikwe, MD

 

Afterwards, attendees were welcomed by David Muller, MD, MSSM ’95, Dean for Medical Education, and then 

heard from Keynote Speaker, David E. Stark, MD, Assistant Professor of Health System Design and
Global Health, Medical Director of the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare at the Icahn School of Medicine. 

 




 

Following the keynote address, attendees enjoyed cocktails, entertainment from student pianist, Joseph Borrello, PhD candidate, a buffet dinner, and the presentation of alumni awards.  

 

The following alumni were recognized for their distinguished service and achievements, and recieved the 2017 Alumni Association Awards:


The Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Award
Adam I. Levine, MD, MSSM '89, MSH '93

The J. Lester Gabrilove Award

Peter R. Dottino, MD, MSH '85

The Mount Sinai Alumni Special Recognition Award
Ira Eliasoph, MD, MSH '58

 

The Mount Sinai Alumni Special Recognition Award

Albert M. Lefkovits, MD, MSH '67


The Mount Sinai Alumni Award for Achievement in Medical Education
Daniel M. Maklansky, MD, MSH '62

The Mount Sinai Alumni Award for Achievement in Medical Education
Marita S. Teng, MD, MSH '04

 

The Dr. Sideny Grossman Distinguished Humanitarian Award
Annie Sparrow, MD


The Mount Sinai Alumni Student Leadership Award 
Ian B. Kwok, MD, ISMMS, '17

The Mount Sinai Alumni Student Leadership Award
Alison P. Sanders, PhD


The Terry Ann Krulwich Physican-Scientist Alumni Award
Mark E. Sobel, MD, PhD, MSSM '75


The Mount Sinai Alumni Award for Achievement in Graduate Education
Joy S. Reidenberg, PhD, MSSM '88


St. Luke's-Roosevelt Distinguished Alumnus Award
Farrokh Shahrivar, MD


St. Luke's-Roosevelt Distinguished Young Physican of the Year
Mirna Mohanraj, MD

 

     


Find photos from the reunion on the Mount Sinai Alumni Facebook page. Feel free to post your own reunion photos, comments, and memories on our Facebook page as well.


Thank you to all our alumni and guests who attended the 2017 Mount Sinai Alumni Reunion and Awards Ceremony. Reunion 2018 date and information to come soon! 

 

 

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