Past Competition Winners
2008: Dr. Luigi Vernaglione, a young and promising nephrologist practising at the M. Giannuzzi Hospital of Manduria, Taranto (Italy). He recently coauthored the book Mediterranean Cooking: Old Flavors Looking for Health. Gastronomical Pathways Applied to the Nephrology, Novapublishers, New York, 2007. His lecture was entitled: "Mediterranean Diet: a Matter of History, Tradition, Culture, and Health".
2010: Dr. Pavlos C. Goudas, a Consultant Nephrologist at the Renal Unit of St. Andrews General State Hospital in Patras, Greece, who has been researching the History of Nephrology for several years, and has presented papers on this topic in national and international conferences. He has published historical articles, in collaboration with his mentor, Dr. Athanasios Diamandopoulos. He delivered a lecture entitled: "On some exotic urine colours in Ancient and Byzantine Greek literature".
2013: Dr. Jennifer Gordetsky, who, after receiving a doctorate of medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin, attended a residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY., before accepting a fellowship in Genitourinary Surgical Pathology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD, where she is currently based. She presented a lecture entitled "Wine and Honey, the oldest of the medicines".