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David Howard Prize

The David Howard Prize is awarded by the BLA each year, and is granted at the BLA's Cutting Edge Laryngology and Annual conferences.

Prize winners include:

2022 - Cutting Edge Laryngology Virtual Conference, Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September 2022


BEST ORAL PRESENTATION

Presentation entitled "Machine Learning-based Voice Analysis for the screening of Obstructive Sleep Apnoe"

Carlo Robotti, Department of Clinical-Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

BEST POSTER PRESENTATION

Poster entitled “The Phonetically Specific Oral Cavity Detection by Applying Nasal electrolarynx-Programmed High Frequency Signal”

Shu Wei Tsai, MD, Otolaryngology , National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

2021

BEST ORAL PRESENTATION 

Presentation entitled  “Incidence, diagnosis and natural history of vocal fold dysfunction after congenital cardiac surgery: a prospective implementation study."

Gareth Lloyd, Dept of ORL, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

 

BEST POSTER PRESENTATION

Poster entitled "Retrograde Cricopharyngeus Dysfunction: Safety and Efficacy of Botox injections under EMG control in an outpatient setting"

Eleanor Crossley, ENT registrar, St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

2019

Cutting Edge Laryngology 2019, 25-27 September 2019, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Best Oral Presentation

"Tissue engineering the upper airway mucosal lining"

Nick HamiltonUniversity College London


Best Poster Presentation

"A high-fidelity, fully imersive airway fire simulation for ENT Trainees"

Ciaran Walsh, University Hospital Aintree

 

2018

Best Oral Presentation

BLA Short Paper Sessions, European Laryngological Society Congress 2018, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

"Laryngeal distribution of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in a previously untreated cohort"

Gregory Dion, New York University, USA

 

2017 

Best Oral Presentation:
A 6 year retrospective review of 97 adolescent patients seen in a tertiary referral voice clinic
Anya Selwyn, University Hospital, Lewisham
 

Best Poster Presentation:
Transnasal oesophagoscopy: diagnostic and management experience of in 490 patients with various upper aerodigestive complaints
Shaden Al Riyami, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

 

2016

Best Oral Presentation: 
Chronic neurostimulation for treatment of age related laryngeal muscular atrophy
Markus Gugatschka,  Medical University Graz, Austria  

Best Poster:
Perioperative complications of Type II Thyroplasty
Kenji Mizoguchi, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine 

 

2015

Best Oral Presentation: Samantha Holmes

Best Poster Presentation: Jason Powell


2014

Best Oral Presentation in Laryngology: Jonathan Fishman

Best Oral Presentation in Speech and Language: Jennifer Craig


2013

Best Poster Presentation: Chaitanya Gadepalli

Best Oral Presentation: Amanda Domer


2012

Best Poster Presentation: Nupur Nerurkar

Best Oral Presentation: Tanya Meyer


2011

Best Poster Presentation: Raul Cetto

Best Oral Presentation: Sally Kamal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CUTTING EDGE LARYNGOLOGY 2022

THE VIRTUAL CUTTING EDGE LARYNGOLOGY CONFERENCE- September 22 - 23 2022
EARLY BIRD CLOSES FRIDAY, 5th AUGUST 2022 - Register here