August 2013

APMA announces 2013 abstract awards

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) announced the winners of its 2013 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Competition on July 24 at its annual meeting, held in Las Vegas.

APMA presented awards to first-, second-, and third-place winners in five categories.

First place winners received $500; second-place awardees, $250; and third-place winners, $100.

First place winners were:  Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, for Outstanding Oral Abstract, “Naftifine hydrochloride gel 2% is efficacious and safe for the treatment of tinea pedis: results from a randomized, multicenter, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study”; Joseph N. Daniel, DO, for Outstanding Poster Abstract (Single Case Study/Series), “Pantalar arthrodesis in a patient with Dandy-Walker syndrome”; Roy H. Lidtke, DPM, for Outstanding Poster Abstract (Small Case Study/Series), “Evaluation of High Heel Diabetic Shoes”; Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, for Outstanding Poster Abstract (Large Case Study/Series), “Naftifine hydrochloride gel 2% is effective as a topical therapy for moccasin-type tinea pedis”; and Mathew Q. McCammon, DPM, for Outstanding Poster Abstract (Student or Resident), “Bisphosphonates for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy.”

For a full list of award winners and their coauthors, go to apma.org/workingforyou/NewsDetail.cfm?ItemNum ber=8412.

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