CNS SANS Challenge Winners

2016 Winners

September 27—San Diego, CA

1st Place$2,500
University of Texas Health Science Center

  • Brand Dengler
  • Shane Hawksworth
  • Jeremiah Johnson​

2nd Place$1,500
University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Linden Fornoff
  • Andrew Gard
  • Jordan Lacy

3rd Place$1,000
University of Kansas Medical Center

  • Jeremy Peterson
  • Kyle Smith
  • Tim Stepp
Qualifying Programs
Ohio State University Hospitals
Oregon Health & Science University
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
University of California Los Angeles
University of Virginia Health System 
2015 Winners

October 29—New Orleans, LA

1st Place$2,500
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

  • Stephen L. Grupke
  • Farhan Arshad Mirza

2nd Place$1,500
University of Alabama Medical Center

  • Paul Foreman
  • Philip Schmalz

3rd Place$1,000
National Capital Consortium

  • Charles Miller
  • Scott Wallace

Qualifying Programs
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System (University of Miami)
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Rochester)
Rush University Medical Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
University of Chicago
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
2014 Winners

October 21- Boston, MA

1st Place - $2,500
National Capital Consortium

  • Daniel J. Coughlin
  • Corey M. Mossop

2nd Place - $1,500
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

  • Stephen L. Grupke
  • Farhan Arshad Mirza

3rd Place - $1,000
University of Virginia Health System

  • Robert Dallapiazza
  • Dale Ding
Qualifying Programs
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Program
National Capital Consortium Neurosurgery Service
Rush University Medical Center
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Univeristy of Chicago Hospitals
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
University of Virginia Health System
2013 Winners

October 22 - San Francisco, CA

1st Place - $2,500
SUNY Upstate at Syracuse

  • Michael Galgano
  • Amit Singla

2nd Place - $1,500
National Capital Consortium

  • Daniel Coughlin
  • Corey Mossop

3rd Place - $1,000
University of California, Irvine

  • Daniela Alexandru
  • Marlon Mathews
Qualifying Programs
Mayo Clinic, The
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Alabama, SOM
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
University of Colorado Health Science Center
University of Virginia
2012 Winners

October 9 - Chicago, IL

1st Place - $2,500
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System

  • Ramsey Ashour
  • Jeremiah Johnson

2nd Place - $1,500
National Capital Consortium

  • Michael Cirivello
  • George Rymarczuk

3rd Place - $1,000
University of Colorado

  • David Shafer
  • Marlin Richardson
Qualifying Programs
Univeristy of Alabama Medical Center
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Thomas Jefferson University
University of Iowa
University of Arkansas
2011 Winners

October 4 - Washington, DC

1st Place - $2,500
The National Capital Consortium

  • Sven M. Hochheimer
  • Correy M. Mossop

2nd Place - $1,500
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

  • David J. Daniels
  • Terry K. Schiefer

3rd Place - $1,000
University of Miami, SOM

  • Ramsey Ashour
  • Asterios Tsimpas
Qualifying Programs
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic
University of Colorado Health Science Center
University of Virginia Health System
Vanderbilt University Hospital
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
2010 Winners

October 19 - San Francisco, California

   

1st Place - $2,500
The National Capital Consortium

  • Sven Hochheimer
  • Michael Cirivello

2nd Place - $1,500
University of Alabama Medical Center

  • Mahesh Shenai
  • Christoph Griessenauer

3rd Place - $1,000
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

  • Jason Hoover
  • Jamie VanGompel
Qualifying Programs
University of Colorado Health Science Center
University of Iowa Hospitals
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)
Oregon Health & Science University
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
2009 Winners

October 27 - New Orleans, Louisiana

1st Place - $2,500
The Mayo Clinic

  • Brian D. Milligan
  • Jeremy L. Fogelson

2nd Place - $1,500
University of Miami

  • Hamad Farhat
  • Ted Brindle

3rd Place - $1,000
Vanderbilt University

  • Adam S. Reig
  • Richard L. Lebow
Qualifying Programs Participants
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi Manish Kasliwal Shashwat Mishra
National Capital Consortium Sven Hochheimer Michael Dirks
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Raqeeb Haque Brad Zacharia
University of Colorado Brian Callahan Adetola Roberts
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Chandra Reddy Nader Dahdaleh
University of Washington Tim Lucas Patrik Gabikian
2008 Winners

September 23 - Orlando, Florida

1st Place - $2,500
University of Colorado

  • Brian Callahan
  • Adetola Roberts


2nd Place - $1,500
Stanford University

  • Gordon Li
  • Shivanand Lad


3rd Place - $1,000
National Capitol Consortium (Walter Reed/Bethesda Naval)

  • Randy Bell
  • Sven Hochheimer
Qualifying Programs Participants
Baylor College of Medicine Roukoz Chamoun Gareth Adams
Indiana University Medical Center Greg Helbig Jason Voorhies
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Hamad Farhat Mohamed Samy Elhammady
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Richard Lebow Adam Reig
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic Chandon Reddy Nader Dahdaleh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Nestor Tomycz Richard Singleton
2007 Winners

September 18 - San Diego, California

1st Place - $2,500
University of Colorado

  • Brian Callahan
  • Josh Seinfeld

2nd Place - $1,500
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

  • Rich Singleton
  • Johnathan Engh

3rd Place - $1,000
Thomas Jefferson University

  • Stavropoula Tjoumakaris
  • Pascal Jabbour
Qualifying Programs Participants
Baylor College of Medicine Mark Dannenbaum Vikram Nayar
Indiana University School of Medicine Thomas Altstadt Shannon McCanna
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Stacey Quintero-Wolfe Hamad Farhat
National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed/Bethesda Naval) Randy Bell Mario Cardoso
Univeristy of Alabama Medical Center David Bauer Mahesh Shenai
2006 Winners

October 10 - Chicago, Illinois

1st Place - $2,500
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

  • Patrick Hsieh
  • Benson Yang

2nd Place - $1,500
National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed/Bethesda Naval)

  • Randy Bell
  • Mario Cardoso

3rd Place - $1,000
George Washington University

  • Josh Ammerman
  • Ben Kerr
Qualifying Programs Participants
Indiana University School of Medicine Dan Folkerson Phil Smucker
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Stacey Quintero Joseph Wayman
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Rochester) Todd Patrick Andrew Utter
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Christopher Mandigo Ricardo J. Komotar
Thomas Jefferson University Pascal Jabbour Stavropoula Tjoumakaris
University of Washington Tom Manning Patrik Gabikian