Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition
and 2023 Resident Poster Competition

"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.” Dr. Bruce Blank, Past President of OHFAMA and a former student of Dr. Yu.

The Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition and 2023 Resident Poster Competition will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM during the 107th 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. 
*Presentation time may be subject to change.*

For competition 2023 information, please contact Luci Ridolfo, CAE with any questions - lridolfo@ohfama.org

 

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2022 Paper Competition Finalists:

**FIRST PLACE WINNER**
Zachary Washburn, DPM; Peter A Crisologo, DPM; Anthony Blanchard, DPM FACFAS
The Effects of Cold-Forging Process Applied to Fine Wires for the Ilizarov External Fixator Apparatus: A Pilot Study

**SECOND PLACE WINNER**
Alex Schaeffer, DPM; Suhail Masadeh, DPM; Ghaleb Darwazeh, MD; William Perry, DPM; Mohammed Ellabban, MD; Christopher Bibbo, DO DPM, Michael Liette DPM
Anatomical Variations of the Medial Plantar Artery Flap: A Cadaveric Study with Clinical Applications

**THIRD PLACE WINNER** 
Alex Bischoff, DPM; Ryan Stone, DPM; Tung Dao, DPM; Steven Anderson, DPM; Zachary Hill, DPM; Brian Steginsky, DO DPM; Robert Mendicino, DPM FACFAS
Functional Outcomes and Complications Associated with Total Talus Arthroplasty: A Systemic Review

**HONORABLE MENTION**
Alec Dierksheide, DPM; Michael Liette, DPM; Zachary Washburn, DPM, Peter Crisologo, DPM; Benjamin Haberer, DPM; Jordan Henning, DPM
Complications of Percutaneous Tendo-Achilles Lengthening for Treatment and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systemic Review

Alex Bischoff, DPM; Ryan Stone, DPM; Tung Dao, DPM; Randall Thomas, DPM FACFAS; Amanda Quisno, DPM FACFAS, Mallory Faherty, PHD ATC
Resident Run Clinic in Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery Residency Training: A Preliminary Study of Resident Perceived Benefit

2022 Poster Competition Finalists:

**FIRST PLACE WINNER**
Dominick Casciato, DPM
; Alex Bischoff, DPM; Robert Mendicino, DPM FACFAS
Anatomic Description of the Calcaneocuboid Joint: Implications for Staple Fixation 

**SECOND PLACE WINNER**
Dominick Casciato, DPM;
Amar Chandra, DPM; Kevin Nguyen, DPM; John Thompson, DPM AACFAS; Nathaniel Starcher, MS-II; Robert Mendicino, DPM FACFAS; Benjamin Taylor, MD
Correlation of Lisfranc Injuries with Regional Bone Density

**THIRD PLACE WINNER**
Dominick Casciato, DPM; Ryan Stone, DPM; John Thompson, DPM; Marissa Venero, DPM; Michael Chiu, DPM; Jonathan Blum, DPM FACFAS; Ian Barron, DPM AACFAS; Christopher Hyer, DPM FACFAS
Radiodensity Analysis of Lateral Column Superconstruct Fixation Sites in Midfoot Charcot Neuroarthropathy

**HONORABLE MENTION**
Alex Bischoff, DPM; Ryan Stone, DPM; Tung Dao, DPM; Steve Anderson, DPM; Zack Hill, DPM; Brian Steginsky, DO; Robert Mendicino, DPM FACFAS
Functional Outcomes and Complications Associated with Total Talus Arthroplasty: A Systemic Review

Alex Bischoff, DPM; Ryan Stone, DPM; Ross Groeschl, DPM; Mallory Faherty, PHD ATC; Richard Weiner, DPM FACFAS 
Postoperative Maintenance of Sagittal Plane Positioning of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Following Arthrodesis with an Isolated Dorsal Plate Construct: A Retrospective Review of 43 Feet

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL AND
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!!