The P.J. Leinfelder Award

Dr LeinfelderThe P. J. Leinfelder award was inaugurated in 1982 by alumni who wished to pay tribute to Dr. Leinfelder -- scholar, teacher, and physician. Dr. Leinfelder served on the staff of the Department of Ophthalmology from 1936 to 1978. A faculty committee presents awards each year to the resident and fellow physicians who have made significant contributions in preparing and delivering seminars.

  • 1982
    • P. David Reese, MD
    • R. Kent Stiverson, MD
  • 1983
    • Robert C. Kersten, MD
    • R. Lawrence Tychsen, MD
  • 1984
    • Dennis P. Han, MD
  • 1985
    • Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD
  • 1986
    • Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD
  • 1987
    • Randall S. Brenton, MD
    • Mark I. Freedman, MD
  • 1988
    • Byron L. Lam, MD
  • 1989
    • Marian S. Macsai, MD
    • Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD
  • 1990
    • Robert J. Morris, MD
    • Paul M. Munden, MD
    • Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD
  • 1991
    • William L. Haynes, MD
    • Karen M. Joos, MD, PhD
    • Timothy J. Martin, MD
  • 1992
    • David M. Brown, MD
    • Christina P. Johnson, MD
    • Rita Parys-van Ginderdeuren, MD
  • 1993
    • Volker Rummelt, MD
    • Norman A. Zabriskie, MD
  • 1994
    • Jeremiah Brown, Jr., MD
    • William N. White, II, MD
  • 1995
    • Sean P. Donahue, MD, PhD
    • Elise Héon, MD
    • Jane B. Mizener, MD
  • 1996
    • Richard J. Olson, MD
    • C. Tobin Taylor, MD
  • 1997
    • Jeremiah Brown, Jr, MD
    • Kean T. Oh, MD
  • 1998
    • Mark A. Alford, MD
    • Jeffrey J. Jordan, MD
  • 1999
    • Sung-Pyo Hong, MD
    • Andrew J. Lotery, MB, BCh, MD
    • Kristie K. Shappell, MD, DVM
  • 2000
    • Chang-Sik Kim, MD
    • Brian E. Nichols, MD, PhD
  • 2001
    • Scott A. Larson, MD
    • Sharam Danesh, MD
    • Kean T. Oh, MD
  • 2002
    • Fiona E. Costello, MD
    • Julie Falardeau, MD
    • David B. Petersen, MD
  • 2003
    • Scott A. Larson, MD
    • Russell B. Warner, MD
  • 2004
    • Michael D. Abràmoff, MD, PhD
    • Esther M. Bowie, MD
    • Sudeep Pramanik, MD
  • 2005
    • Stacy A. Sjoberg, MD, PhD
    • Chan Kim, PhD
    • Andrew Doan, MD, PhD
    • Susannah Quisling, MD
  • 2006
    • John H. Fingert, MD, PhD
    • Judy Liu, MD
    • Christopher C. Robinson, MD
    • Robert B. Dinn, MD
  • 2007
    • Shalini Johnson, MD
    • Shaival Shah, Research Fellow
    • Edward H. Hu, MD
  • 2008
    • Paula Wynn, MD
    • Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD
  • 2009
    • Brock Roller, MD, PhD
    • Kori A. Elkins, MD
    • Alina Dumitrescu, MD, PhD
    • Juan Fernandez de Castro, MD
  • 2010
    • Emily Birkholz, MD (resident paper)
    • Juan Fernandez de Castro, MD (fellow paper)
    • Gina Rogers, MD (poster)
  • 2011
    • Shaival Shah, MD (resident paper)
    • Ryan Tarantola, MD (fellow paper)
    • Alina Dumitrescu, MD (basic science poster)
    • Gina Rogers, MD (clinical science poster)
  • 2012
    • John J. Chen, MD, PhD (best resident performance)
    • Gina M. Rogers, MD (best fellow performance)
    • Erin Burnight, PhD (best basic scientist performance)
    • Jeffrey T. Lynch, MPH, MD (Kolder Humanitarian Memorial Award)
  • 2013
    • Justin Risma, MD (resident paper)
    • Matthew Cunningham, MD (fellow paper)
  • 2014
    • Jeffrey Welder, MD (resident paper)
    • Jordan Rixen, MD (fellow paper)
    • Ralph Hazelwood (graduate student paper)
  • 2015
    • Philip I. Niles, MD, MBA (resident paper)
    • Matthew C. Weed, MD (fellow paper)
  • 2016
    • Christopher A. Kirkpatrick, MD (resident paper)
    • Lindsay K. McConnell, MD (resident paper)
    • Andrew R. Cary, MD (fellow paper)
    • Jesse M. Vislisel, MD (fellow paper)
  • 2017
    • Johanna D. Beebe, MD
    • Brittni A. Scruggs, MD, PhD