Resident Accolades

Mark Bernard, MD

  • Travel Grant Award — Best of ASTRO, November 2015

Ajay Bhatnagar, MD

  • Travel Grant Award — American Society for Radiology Oncology, November 2006
  • ASTRO Seed Grant — American Society for Radiology Oncology, June 2005
  • Travel Grant Award — American Brachytherapy Society, June 2005

Matt Carpenter, MD

  • Resident’s Award — American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, October 2004

David A. Clump, MD, PhD

  • Travel Grant Award — American Radium Society Conference, April 2013

Brian Gebhardt, MD

  • Shadyside Hospital Foundation Grant, July 2017 – July 2018
  • Travel Grant Award — American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), March 2017
  • Shadyside Foundation Grant — January 2017 – December 2017

Beant Gill, MD

  • Travel Grant Award – American Radium Society Conference, 2015
  • Magee-Womens Hospital Staff Fund Grant — July 2014–July 2015
  • Travel Grant Award — American Brachytherapy Society Conference, April 2014

Scott Glaser, MD

  • Travel Grant Award – American Brachytherapy Society Conference, April 2017
  • Travel Grant Award – 2016 World Congress of Brachytherapy, June 2016
  • Shadyside Foundation Grant – January 2015- December 2015
  • Travel Grant Award – ESTRO 35, April/May 2016
  • Travel Grant Award – Best of ASTRO, October 2014

Zachary Horne, MD

  • Young Investigators Award – International Society of Geriatric Oncology — November 2016
  • Shadyside Hospital Foundation Grant — July 2016 – July 2017
  • The Beckwith Institute Frontline Innovation Grant — October 2016 – October 2017
  • Selected to participate in Practical Radiation Oncology Peer Reviewer Apprenticeship Program — October 2019

Uzoma Iheagwara, MD, PhD

  • Travel Grant, ASTRO Advocacy Day, April 2020

Peyman Kabolizadeh, MD, PhD

  • Travel Grant Award – American Society Clinical Oncologists Conference, June 2014
  • Travel Grant Award — American Brachytherapy Society Conference, April 2013
  • Travel Grant Award — American Radium Society Conference, 2012
  • Young Oncologist Award — American Radium Society Conference, 2012

Ronny Kalash, DO

  • Shadyside Hospital Foundation Grant, July 2017 – July 2018
  • Best Abstract “Judith Stitt Abstract Award” — American Brachytherapy Society, April 2017

Andrew Keller, MD

  • Thomas H. Nimick Research Fund Grant — March 2020 – March 2021
  • Travel Grant Award — World Congress of Brachytherapy, April 2020

Sean Koerner, MD

  • Best Poster Award — American Radium Society, September 2021

Diane Ling, MD

  • Young Oncologist Award — American Radium Society Conference, 2020
  • Travel Grant Award, American Radium Society, May 2020
  • James D. Cox Award of Scientific Merit, top scoring abstract – American Radium Society, March 2019
  • Young Oncologist Award – American Radium Society Conference, 2019
  • Travel Grant Award – ABS, June 2018
  • Best Medical Resident Challenge – The Radiosurgery Society Annual Meeting, 2017
  • Travel Grant Award – ASTRO, September 2016

Hima Bindu Musunuru, MD

  • Thomas H. Nimick Research Fund Grant — February 2021 – February 2022
  • Thomas H. Nimick Research Fund Grant — May 2021 – May 2022
  • Travel Grant Award — American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO),February 2020
  • Thomas H. Nimick Research Fund Grant — March 2020 – March 2021

Ankur Patel, MD

  • Travel Grant Award — American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), February 2020
  • Shadyside Hospital Foundation Grant — July 2019 – July 2020
  • Shadyside Hospital Foundation Grant — July 2018 – July 2019

Phillip Pifer, MD, PhD

  • Annual Meeting Abstract Award Basic/Translational Science Abstract Award in the Radiation and Cancer Biology — ASTRO, October 2021
  • NIH T32 Postdoctoral Training Program in Head and Neck Oncology, University of Pittsburgh
    Research Title: “B7-H3 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.”
    07/2021-06/30/2022

Malolan Rajagopalan, MD

  • Travel Grant Award – ASTRO refresher, March 2015
  • Travel Grant Award – San Antonio Breast Conference, December 2014
  • Research Grant — October 2014 – October 2015
  • Radiation Oncology Institute. Research Grant — July 2014 – July 2015
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Travel Grant Award — American Radium Society Conference, April 2014
  • Merit Award — American Society Clinical Oncologists 2014
  • Travel Grant Award — American Radium Society Conference, April 2012

Adam Richman, MD

  • Thomas H. Nimick Research Fund Grant – February 2021- February 2022

Joshua Rodriguez-Lopez, MD

  • Thomas H. Nimick Research Fund Grant — March 2020 – March 2021
  • Travel Grant Award — American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), February 2020
  • Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology,(ARRO) Global Health Scholar travel grant, June 2019
  • Radiation Oncology Institute Publication Award Honorable Mention, September 2019
  • Shadyside Hospital Foundation Grant — July 2019 – July 2020
  • Best Junior Presentation — GEC-ESTRO- World Congress of Brachytherapy, April 2020

John Austin Vargo, MD

  • Clinical Award Winner – Resident e-Poster Recognition Award – ASTRO September, 2016
  • Essay Travel Award – ACRO 2015
  • Travel Grant Award – ASTRO, September 2014
  • Young Oncologist Award — American Radium Society Conference, 2011

Rodney Wegner, MD

  • Travel Grant Award — Radiological Society of North America, November 2009