The Founders' Award

Formerly known as the Best Paper Award

The Founders’ Award is given for the best seven-minute paper presented by an Active Member of the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc., who is in good standing.

To be eligible for the award, the presenter must be presenting work for which he or she was the principal investigator, and is expected to be the first author if the paper is eventually published in any format.

The paper must not have been previously published or previously presented, wholly or in part, at a national meeting.

 

2019   Newport, RI -
Mark B. Constantian, MD  ~

for his paper entitled “Fat Grafting As An Adjunctive Procedure in Revision Rhinoplasty: A Preliminary Series”

2017   North Falmouth, MA -
Deepak Narayan, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Back To The Future – A New England Tale”

2016   Bretton Woods, NH -
William G. Austen, Jr., MD ~

for his paper entitled “Invention in Plastic Surgery” Lessons from the NESPRS”

2015   Westbrook, CT -
Mark B. Constantian, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Prevalence and Manifestations of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Secondary Rhinoplasty Patients”

2014   Sebasco Estates, ME -
Eric C. Liao, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Closing the Gap on Orofacial Cleft: A Genetics Primer for the Plastic Surgeon”

2013   Newport, RI -
Paul Y. Liu, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Changes in Molecular Profiles and Morphological Characteristics Associated with Wound Contraction and Closure of the Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice”

2012   Woodstock, VT -
Arin K. Greene, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Experimental Comparison of Cranial Particulate Bone Graft, rhBMP-2, and Split Cranial Bone Graft for Inlay Cranioplasty”

2011   Brewster, MA -
Gary J. Price, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Switched Lips, Radium, and Stone Age Tools; Robert Abbe and New England”

2010   Hancock, MA -
Mitchell A. Stotland, MD ~

for his paper entitled “The Effect of Facial Paralysis on the Central Processing of Facial Expressions of Emotion”

2009   Boston, MA -
Mark B. Constantian, MD ~

for his paper entitled “What Motivates Secondary Rhinoplasty Patients?”

2008   Manchester Village, VT -
Jeffrey Weinzweig, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Analysis of Frontal and Orbital Osteotomy Fixation Using a Novel Adhesive Resorbable Plating System for Craniofacial Reconstruction”

2007   Newport, RI -
E. Dale Collins, MD ~

for her paper entitled “Comprehensive Approach to Immediate TRAM Reconstruction”

2006   New Castle, NH -
Sumner A. Slavin, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Scar Lymphedema: Fact or Fiction?”

2005   Mystic, CT -
Carolyn L. Kerrigan, MD ~

for her paper entitled “Models for Shared Consultations in a Plastic Surgery Practice: Increasing Quality and Efficiency”

2004   Lenox, MA -
Mark B. Constantian, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Narrow Middle Vault and Untreated Alar Cartilage Malposition: The Face of Secondary Rhinoplasty Today”

2003   Plymouth, MA -
Mark B. Constantian, MD ~

for his paper entitled “The Boxy Tip, The Ball Tip, and Alar Cartilage Malposition: Variations on a Theme”

2002   Manchester Village, VT -
Gary J. Price, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Mythology, Medicine for the Plastic Surgeon”

2001   Mystic, CT -
Mark B. Constantian, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Personality Characteristics of 200 Consecutive Secondary Rhinoplasty Patients: From “Normal” to Body Dysmorphic Disorder”

2000   Laconia, NH -
Mark B. Constantian, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Variations and Use of Composite Grafts for Nostril and Airway Reconstructions: Experience in 86 Secondary and Tertiary Rhinoplasty Patients”

1999   Newport, RI -
Sumner A. Slavin, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Long-Term Aesthetic Results Following Reconstruction Breast Conservation Deformities”

1998   Chatham, MA -
Sumner A. Slavin, MD ~

for his paper entitled “Transaxillary Endoscopic Subpectoral Augmentation Mammoplasty: Avoiding Pitfalls in Patient Selection and Technique”