Many of our students have presented their research at national conferences and contributed to peer-reviewed publications while completing the Summer Medical Student Respiratory Research Fellowship (SMURRF).

SMURRF Research Awards

Annual National Student Research Forum, Galveston, Texas

2019

  • Sofia Chinchilla (Samir Shah, MD, Mentor): Best poster presentation, Microbiology & Immunology

2018

  • Hayley Flanagan (Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD Mentor): Best poster presentation Infectious Disease and Immunology Research

2017

  • Mahima Venkatesh (Suhas Kallapur, MD, Mentor): Second place in poster presentation in public health
  • Stephanie Herrin (Paul Kingma, MD, PhD, Mentor): Best poster presentation in Radiology AND Pediatrics Excellence Research Award 

2016

  • Greg Lavins (Theresa Gilbert, Mentor), Best Poster presentation, Neuroscience & Cell Biology
  • Stephanie Kerlakian (Jason Wood, Mentor), Best Poster, Radiology Research ‐ 1st Place
  • Meera Basu (Louis Muglia, Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Michael Zhou (Zackary Cleveland, Mentor): Best Poster, Radiology Research ‐ 2nd Place

2014

  • Abigail Stein (Patti Fulkerson, Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Microbiology & Immunology
  • Patrick McWeeney (Simon Hogan, Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Emily Cassell (JP Clancy, Mentor): Award for Excellence in Pediatric Research

Annual Research and Service Symposium, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

2020

  • Yannan Huang (Grant Schulert, MD, PhD Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Clinical Medicine Research

2019

  • Rosario Alarcon (Jocelyn Myers, PhD Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Clinical Medicine Research

2018

  • Sofia Chinchilla (Samir Shah, MD, Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Clinical Medicine Research
  • Sarah Marshall (Patricia Fulkerson, MD, PhD, Mentor): Best Poster Presentation, Basic Science Research