Along with the RT Hall Prize and Ralph Reader Prizes, each year CSANZ ASM prizes are awarded to the best individual presentation by a CSANZ young investigator under themed categories. Abstracts can be submitted for one or more of the Prizes however, the work may only be presented in one prize final session.
Please find below our latest CSANZ ASM prize winners for 2021 and congratulations to all participants at this year’s ASM:

2021 CSANZ ASM Prize Winners

Allied Health and Technology Prize Winner

Ingrid Stacey, University of WA

Long-term outcomes after RHD diagnosis in Australia: a linked data study.

Cardiovascular Genetic Diseases Prize Winner 

Stacey Peters, Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Arrhythmias are a Requisite Feature of SCN5A Mediated Dilated Cardiomyopathy : A Systematic Review of Variants

Cardiac Imaging Prize Winner

Siddharth Trivedi, Westmead Hospital, NSW

Speckle tracking echocardiography predicts arrhythmia recurrence in patients with structural heart disease following ventricular tachycardia ablation.

Cardiovascular Nursing Prize Winner

Lynda Tivendale, Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Multimodal lung and sternal ultrasound education program for cardiothoracic nurses and physiotherapists.

Heart Failure Prize Winner

Praveen Indraratna, Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW

TeleClinical Care: A randomised control trial of a smartphone-based model of care for patients with heart failure or acute coronary syndrome.

Heart Rhythm Prize Winner

Varun Malik, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA

AF begets autonomic nervous system dysfunction: a possible contributor to “AF begets AF”.

Indigenous Health Prize Winner

Katharine McBride, SAHMRI, SA

When the heart is spiritually and physically strong, women have lower incident cardiovascular disease: Quantifying Aboriginal women’s narrative of cardiovascular protection.

Paediatric and Congenital Prize Winner

Karina Laohachai, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SA

Older age of Fontan completion is associated with impaired lung function.

Preventative Cardiology Prize Winner

Kasun De Silva, Westmead Hospital, NSW

Sex-based differences in implantation of pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy: a 10-year study of 1,291,258 patients in New South Wales.

CSANZ ASM Prize Winners