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 Society for Vascular Surgery® Foundation Awards Eight Student Research Fellowships

June 24, 2011     Contact: Sue Crosson-Knutson     312-334-2311

CHICAGO – The Society for Vascular Surgery® Foundation presented eight research fellowships to students attending United States universities during the Vascular Annual Meeting® held June 16-18, 2011 in Chicago. In addition to the $3,000 one-year student stipend, each fellow receives a two-year subscription to the Journal of Vascular Surgery®.

The eight 2011 award recipients are:

• Sara Bartlett, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 
• Julia Glaser, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
• Calvin Harberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine, Madison, WI
• Matthew Huber, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
• Daniel Lee, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
• John Mitchell, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
• Doran Mix, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
• Viraj Raygor, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

The awards are made to United States or Canadian institutions where students are conducting two to 12 month research projects. All awardees are sponsored by a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. Upon completion of their research, awardees must submit a written report to the Society for Vascular Surgery Research and Education Committee.
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