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UTCOM Chattanooga Plastic Surgery Department Wins Esteemed Glancy Research Award!

July 27, 2017

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga Plastic Surgery Department was awarded the esteemed Glancy Research Award at the 60th Annual Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS) Scientific Meeting in Sea Island, Georgia.

The award was presented to the department for research entitled “ Vertical Inset of Latissimus Flap Improves Reconstruction Aesthetics by Reducing Scar Burden in the “Social Breast”.

The research was presented by Dr. Kristopher Day and conducted by Dr. Caleb Steffen under the faculty sponsorship of Mark Brzezienski, MS, MD, FACS.

The Glancy Award was founded by General Alfred Robinson Glancy in appreciation for medical services he received.  He funded the Glancy residency competition and award for the SESPRS.

This award is given every year to the resident judged to have the best paper presented in the resident’s competition. The winning resident’s program director is allowed to retain the coveted Glancy Bowl and display it at their institution for the following year until a new resident winner is named.

In addition to the bowl the winner is awarded a cash prize. Drs. Day and Steffen donated the cash prize to the Chattanooga Plastic Surgery Foundation for Resident Education.


Pictured from Left to Right:

Dr. Jason P. Rehm , Dr. Mathew Epps, Dr. Adam Bauermeister,  Dr. Joshua Rivet,

Dr. Woody Kennedy, Dr. Mark Brzezienski, Dr. Caleb Steffen, Dr. Todd Thurston,

Dr. Bruce Shack, Dr. Jimmy Waldrop, Dr. Kristopher Day


Pictured from Left to Right:

Dr. Caleb Steffen, Dr. Mark Brzezienski, Dr. Kristopher Day

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