Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition
and 2017 Resident Poster Competition

Be sure to attend the finalist's presentations during the 101st Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar, Thursday June 8, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00pm.


"Dr. Gerard Yu’s life was a living testament to embody the highest standards and principles of both professional and personal conduct, while achieving nationally the highest standards of medical and surgical proficiency with an ongoing and continual dedication to excellence.”

From Dr. Bruce Blank, Past President of OHFAMA and a former student of Dr. Yu. The Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition and 2016 Resident Poster Competition will be held on Thursday June 9, 2016 at 1:00pm during the 100th Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.  This is an opportunity for active resident members of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association to showcase their talent and hard work in the presentation of their research.  


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The 2016 Paper Competition Finalists:

1 - Breanna Ferguson, DPM: Amniotic Membranes in Both Chronic and Acute Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: A Literature Review - Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center

2 - Brianna David, DPM: Disinfectant Wipes and Their Role and Efficacy in Health Care Associated Infections: A Review of the Current Literature - Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center

3 - Craig Udall, DPM: Diabetes is Not Significantly Associated with an Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Development After Foot or Ankle Surgery – Ohio State University

4 - Amanda Lutter, DPM: Evaluating Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine for Peripheral Nerve Block Following Forefoot Reconstruction Versus Control Group – Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center

5 - Craig Udall, DPM: Incidence of Charcot Neuroarthropathy in Diabetic Patients who receive Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas Transplants – Ohio State University

The 2016 Abstract Poster Competition received many great entries.  Posters will be displayed on Thursday, June 9 and Friday, June 10, 2016 during the 100th Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.  The top finalists will present after the Scientific Paper Competition at the Columbus Hilton at Easton during the 2016 Annual Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.

The 2016 Poster Competition Finalists:

1 - Chondroid Syringoma in the Foot; a Case Study and Review of Literature - Rebecca Sundling, DPM; Eric So, DPM; Daniel Logan, DPM, FACFAS - Grant Medical Center

2 - Lambrinudi Arthrodesis for the Acute Treatment of Neurogenic Clubfoot: A Case Report - Eric So, DPM; Lee Hlad, DPM - Grant Medical Center

3 - Osteochondroma of the Cuboid: A Case Study - Submitted by Grace Chuang, DPM; Jeffrey Whitaker, DPM, FACFAS;  Sadie Winship, BS - St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

4 - Tibial Focal Dome Osteotomy with External Fixation for Correction of Charcot Neuroarthropathy: A Case Report   - Submitted by: Grace Chuang, DPM; Wissam Khoury, DPM; Kartick Patel, DPM; Matthew Reiner, DPM;  Erin Younce, DPM - St. Vincent Charity Medical Center


The 2016 Resident Competition 

Dr So   Resident Poster Winner Dr Udall   Resident Paper Winner
Resident Paper Finalists Resident Poster Finalists