Lunsford Award for Research in Anesthesia winner announced

Joe Sterns, M2, who was mentored by Unyime Ituk, MBBS, FCARSI, won the Margaret V. Lunsford Award for Research in Anesthesia at the Carver College of Medicine’s Medical Student Research Conference for his presentation “Predicting pain after cesarean section using a 3-question questionnaire, local anesthesia infiltration and observer rating.” Sterns was one of more than 100 medical students who presented research at the 56th Annual Carver College of Medicine Student Medical Research Conference in September. 

The annual conference is an opportunity for medical students who have conducted research to present their results, receive feedback, and compete for cash awards sponsored by various departments and by the University of Iowa Center for Advancement donors. Margaret Vanderwilt Lunsford earned her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Iowa in 1932 and her MD in 1941. She went on to complete her residency in anesthesiology in 1943 and built a career in her chosen specialty over the next 34 years. The Margaret V. Lunsford Award for Research in Anesthesia is funded through donations she made through the University of Iowa Center for Advancement in the 9180s and '90s.

 

Date: 
Monday, October 28, 2019