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

 

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