Past winners

Hektoen International honors the winners and runners up of the Hektoen Grand Prix essay contests

 

Summer 2018 Contest

 Putzer J. Hung, Grand Prize Winner
Pellagra: a medical whodunit

Sylvia Karasu, Runner-up
The madness of hunger

Katrina Genuis, Honorable Mention
Food of the body

 

 2018

Abigail Cline, Winner
Tales from the crypt:  the mosaic symbolism of Louis Pasteur’s tomb

Jack Coulehan, Runner-Up
The Education of Doctor Chekhov

Alida Rol, Runner-Up
“Mississippi Appendectomy” and other stories: when silence is complicity

 

2017

Anika Khan, Winner – Essay
Locked-in syndrome: inside the cocoon

Adam Komrowski and Sang Ik Song, Winner – Brief
The King’s -Evil and sensory experience in Richard Wiseman’s Severall Chirurgicall Treatises

 

2016

Lisa Mullenneaux, Winner
Outwitting ‘Typhoid Mary’

Robert Robeson, Winner
“Dust Off” and the Power of Perseverance

 

2015

Christopher Frank, Winner
You’re no fi’ Glasgow: memories of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Natalia Vieyra, Runner-Up
Illuminating addiction: morphinomania in fin-de-siècle visual culture

 

2014

Salvatore Mangione, Winner
Leonardo and the reinvention of anatomy

 

2013

Fergus Shanahan, Winner
“Waiting”

Daisy Fancourt, Runner-Up
Medicine musica