2014 James A. McKechnie, Jr. Award

The first annual James A. McKechnie, Jr. Award was presented to Gautam Vangipuram, a medical student at the University of Illinois Chicago for his research project – Association Between Retinal Vein Size and Short-term Intracranial Pressure Changes in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. The McKechnie Award recognizes the highest quality grant proposal based on the relevance of the research, clarity of thesis and quality of writing.
Dr. David Morimoto, ISPB Research Committee Chair, presented Mr. Vangipuram with the award at the September 29th Chicago Ophthalmology Society meeting.
View the 2014 Grant Recipients here.


2014 Award Presentation