Awards, Honors, and Recognitions
2018 2017-2018 Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
2017-2019 Featured Voice #GU17, #GU18, and #GU19, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Genitourinary Cancer Symposium (aka ASCO GU), Orlando, FL and San Francisco, CA. February 2017, 2018, and 2019
2016 Chair, Prostate Cancer Session, 17th Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO), San Antonio, TX. December 1, 2016.
2014 National Cancer Institute (NCI): 2014 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award (3P30CA042014-25S2).
2014 Chair, Genitourinary (Non-prostate) Cancer Poster Highlights Session, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, Chicago, IL. May 30th, 2014.
2013 Chair, Oral Prostate Cancer Session, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, Chicago, IL. June 1st, 2013.
2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Medical Student Rotation (MSR) Mentor Award (for student from underrepresented population), 2013
2013 SWOG’s top-accruing member institution for 2012-Nominated to receive the award at the SWOG spring meeting plenary session on behalf of University of Utah as the top accruer at the site.
2013-Present National PI, NCI-CTEP trial: SWOG-1216, A Phase III Randomized Trial Comparing LHRHa + TAK-700 with LHRHa + Bicalutamide in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer.”
2010-Present Leader of Early Therapeutics, Scientific Leadership Committee, South West Oncology Group (SWOG) – Committee for Genitourinary Cancers.
2009 2009-2010 William D. Odell Young Investigator Award (“University of Utah Department of Internal Medicine-Outstanding Junior Faculty Award”)
2009 South West Oncology Group (SWOG) 2009 Young Investigator
2008 “Travel Award”: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Medical Oncology Travel Award, RTOG Semi-Annual meeting in San Diego, California, January 17, 2008.
2008 America’s Top Physicians by Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2008
2007 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Scholarship Award: for NCI Sponsored Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology workshop, July, 2007.
2007 Fellow Research Award, 9th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Fellow’s Research Symposium (17th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews), 2007
2003 Winner, Clinical Vignette Competition, American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, San Diego 2003
2003 Finalist, Research Poster Competition, American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, San Diego 2003
2003 Merck Travel Award, American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2003
2001 Resident (PGY1) of the year. 2000-2001, 06/2001
1997 Ranked 5th in the All India Entrance Exam for Post-Graduation in Medicine