Endowment Award Winners

Noteworthy Signature Awards 2019

Leila V. Adamyan Innovation in Surgery and Reproductive Medicine Award

Leila V. Adamyan, MD

Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences
and Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,
Head of the Gynecologic Surgery Department,
Vice-Director of the Center
V.I. Kulakov National Medical Research Center
for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology,
Head Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation,
President of Russian Association of
Gynecologic Endoscopists
Moscow, Russia

John F. Steege Mentorship Award

Javier F. Magrina, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncologist
Department of Surgical Gynecology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Harrith M. Hasson
Educational Scholarship Award

Steve Kyende Mutiso, BSc (Hons),
MBChB, MMed (Obs&Gyn)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Aga Khan University
Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

2019 Signature Awards

Jordan M. Philips Award

Best Research Paper on MIGS

Andrew Zakhari, MD

Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Golden Hysteroscope Award

Best Paper on Hysteroscopy

Malcolm Munro, MD

University of California, Los Angeles and Kaiser
Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA

Golden Laparoscope Award

Best Surgical Video

Charles Souza, MD

Instituto Crispi
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Daniel F. Kott Award

Best Paper on New Instrumentation or Technology
Howard Curlin, MD

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Jay M. Cooper Award

Best Paper on MIGS by a Fellow

Chetna Arora, MD

Columbia University Medical Center
New York, USA

IRCAD Award for Excellence in Education


Sadikah Behbehani, MD

Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Jerome J. Hoffman Award

Best Paper by a Resident or Fellow

Kristen Pepin, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Robert B. Hunt Award

Best Paper Published in JMIG

Ahmed M. Abbas, MD

Assiut University
Assiut, Egypt