Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

  • The P.J. Leinfelder Award

    Leinfelder, PJThe P. J. Leinfelder award was inaugurated in 1982 by alumni who wished to pay tribute to Dr. Leinfelder -- scholar, teacher, and physician. Dr. Leinfelder served on the staff of the Department of Ophthalmology from 1936 to 1978. A faculty committee presents awards each year to the resident and fellow physicians who have made significant contributions in preparing and delivering seminars.

    1982
    P. David Reese, MD
    R. Kent Stiverson, MD
    1983
    Robert C. Kersten, MD
    R. Lawrence Tychsen, MD
    1984
    Dennis P. Han, MD
    1985
    Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD
    1986
    Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD
    1987
    Randall S. Brenton, MD
    Mark I. Freedman, MD
    1988
    Byron L. Lam, MD
    1989
    Marian S. Macsai, MD
    Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD
    1990
    Robert J. Morris, MD
    Paul M. Munden, MD
    Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD
    1991
    William L. Haynes, MD
    Karen M. Joos, MD, PhD
    Timothy J. Martin, MD
    1992
    David M. Brown, MD
    Christina P. Johnson, MD
    Rita Parys-van Ginderdeuren, MD
    1993
    Volker Rummelt, MD
    Norman A. Zabriskie, MD
    1994
    Jeremiah Brown, Jr., MD
    William N. White, II, MD
    1995
    Sean P. Donahue, MD, PhD
    Elise Héon, MD
    Jane B. Mizener, MD
    1996
    Richard J. Olson, MD
    C. Tobin Taylor, MD
    1997
    Jeremiah Brown, Jr, MD
    Kean T. Oh, MD
    1998
    Mark A. Alford, MD
    Jeffrey J. Jordan, MD
    1999
    Sung-Pyo Hong, MD
    Andrew J. Lotery, MB, BCh, MD
    Kristie K. Shappell, MD, DVM
    2000
    Chang-Sik Kim, MD
    Brian E. Nichols, MD, PhD
    2001
    Scott A. Larson, MD
    Sharam Danesh, MD
    Kean T. Oh, MD
    2002
    Fiona E. Costello, MD
    Julie Falardeau, MD
    David B. Petersen, MD
    2003
    Scott A. Larson, MD
    Russell B. Warner, MD
    2004
    Michael D. Abràmoff, MD, PhD
    Esther M. Bowie, MD
    Sudeep Pramanik, MD
    2005
    Stacy A. Sjoberg, MD, PhD
    Chan Kim, PhD
    Andrew Doan, MD, PhD
    Susannah Quisling, MD
    2006
    John H. Fingert, MD, PhD
    Judy Liu, MD
    Christopher C. Robinson, MD
    Robert B. Dinn, MD
    2007
    Shalini Johnson, MD
    Shaival Shah, Research Fellow
    Edward H. Hu, MD
    2008
    Paula Wynn, MD
    Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD
    2009
    Brock Roller, MD, PhD
    Kori A. Elkins, MD
    Alina Dumitrescu, MD, PhD
    Juan Fernandez de Castro, MD
    2010
    Emily Birkholz, MD (resident paper)
    Juan Fernandez de Castro, MD (fellow paper)
    Gina Rogers, MD (poster)
    2011
    Shaival Shah, MD (resident paper)
    Ryan Tarantola, MD (fellow paper)
    Alina Dumitrescu, MD (basic science poster)
    Gina Rogers, MD (clinical science poster)
    2012
    John J. Chen, MD, PhD (best resident performance)
    Gina M. Rogers, MD (best fellow performance)
    Erin Burnight, PhD (best basic scientist performance)
    Jeffrey T. Lynch, MPH, MD (Kolder Humanitarian Memorial Award)
    2013
    Justin Risma, MD (resident paper)
    Matthew Cunningham, MD (fellow paper)
    2014
    Jeffrey Welder, MD (resident paper)
    Jordan Rixen, MD (fellow paper)
    Ralph Hazelwood (graduate student paper)