Amy Reed ’14 and Jason Huffman ’14 took 1st and 2nd place for their presentations at the 2013 Spring Anesthesia Conference sponsored by Allegheny Anesthetists. Amy won 1st place with her presentation on the History of Curare and Jason won 2nd place with his presentation on Artificial Hemoglobin. Well done!
Amanda Rossman ’13 wrote the winning manuscript in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Student Writing Contest. Her manuscript was titled “The Physiology of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor and its Importance in the Administration of Anesthesia.” As winner of the national contest, Rossman is recognized at the AANA’s annual meeting in Boston in August, 2011, her paper is listed as a continuing education offering by the Association, and she received a cash award. There are 111 CRNA programs in the United States that enroll some 2,500 students. Rossman’s was the only student chosen for the writing award.