Awards

1988 Phi Betta Kappa
1988 Graduate summa cum laude and valedictorian
1988 Torrison Research Scholarship
1987/88/89 Regional TaeKwonDo Instructor of the Year
1990/92/2000 International TaeKwonDo Club of the Year
1994 Mayo Foundation Karis Award
1996 American Academy of Pediatrics (Academy’s Resident Section) – Resident Research Award; Title: “Pulmonary Atresia-VSD, Velo-Cadio-Facial Syndrome and Reactive Disease: A Prospective Study”
1997 Howard W. Siebens Molecular Medicine Award; Title: “Molecular and Functional Basis of Inherited Long QT Syndrome”
1997 Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award
1998 Mayo Foundation Clinical Research Award; Title: “Molecular Genetics of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome”
1999 Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society – Outstanding Presentation Award
1999 American Academy of Pediatrics – Pediatric Resident Research Award
2000 Mayo Alumni Association – Donald C. Balfour Research Award
2000 Society for Pediatric Research – Clinical Fellow Research Award
2000 Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Scientist Development Award; Title: “Molecular and Functional Basis of Cardiac Channelopathies”
2001 American College of Cardiology – Young Investigator Award Finalist
2001 North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology – Young Investigator Award Finalist
2002 Society for Pediatric Research – Young Investigator Travel Award
2002 American Academy of Pediatrics – Young Investigator Award (Section on Perinatal Pediatrics)
2002 Mayo Foundation Clinical Research (CR75) Award; Title: Channel Variants and Sudden Death Risk in Long QT Syndrome and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy”
2002 National Institutes of Health – RO1 Award; Title: “Cardiac Channelopathies in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome”
2003 Dr. Scholl Foundation Award; Title: “Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Translational Research in Sudden Death Genomics”
2004 Mayo Continuing Medical Education Faculty of the Year Award
2004 American Heart Association Award; Title: “Molecular Autopsy of Sudden Unexplained Death and Drownings”
2007 Society for Pediatric Research – Young Investigator Award

Mentored awards

2003 Michael Earing (Pediatric Cardiology fellow) - Young Investigator Award - 1st Place Clinical Science Award - American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiovascular Diseases – New Orleans, LA
2004 Daniel Spoon (MMSII) – Young Investigator Award - 1st Place Basic Science Award - American Academy of Pediatrics section on Cardiovascular Diseases – San Francisco, CA
2004 Patrick Fitzgerald (Pediatric Cardiology fellow) – Travel Award - American Academy of Pediatrics section on Cardiovascular Diseases – San Francisco, CA
2005 Virginia Bartleson (MMSIII) – Student Research Award – Society for Pediatric Research - New Orleans, LA
2006 Karin Batalden (MMSIII) – Student Research Award – Society for Pediatric Research – San Francisco, CA
2007 Jonathan Johnson (Pediatrics) – Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award