Meetings, Prizes & Publications

Meetings

Convenor & Faculty for
BAPRAS Advanced Educational Course on Cleft & Paediatric Plastic Surgery, March 31st – April 1st 2014, Manchester

Prizes

(won over the last three years with my projects by my students)

2014
Winner, President’s Medal at the CFSGBI (Craniofacial Society of Great Britain & Ireland) Annual, Meeting held in Oxford, April 2014
‘A Cross-Sectional Self Report Questionnaire Study Measuring the Effect of Primary Cleft Repair on Parental Bonding in Children Born with Cleft Lip and/or Palate’
Laura Wharton, T Ahmad, JD Kiff

2013
Winner, BARRON Video Prize at the Winter BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons) Meeting, held in Dublin Ireland, November 2013
M McKelvie and T Ahmad for their DVD entitled ‘Conservative Radical Muscle Dissection: A New Approach of Cleft Palate Repair’

Winner, President’s Medal at the CFSGBI (Craniofacial Society of Great Britain & Ireland) Annual Meeting, held in Birmingham, April 2013
‘Comparing methodologies in a series of speech outcome studies: challenges and lessons learned’
Rebecka Ahl (my student presenting analysis methods for my operative series) & A. Harding-Bell

2012
Winner, President’s Medal at the CFSGBI (Craniofacial Society of Great Britain & Ireland) Annual Meeting, held in Bristol, April 2012
‘Conservative Radical Muscle Dissection: A New Approach of Cleft Palate Repair’
M McKelvie and T Ahmad

Successful Research Publications

(over the last 12 months)

1. Article title: A True Branchial Fistula In The Context Of Branchiootic Syndrome: Challenges Of Diagnosis And Management
Reference: PRAS4157
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, corresponding author: Mr Tariq Ahmad; Dr Thomas H. Jovic
(Accepted for publication)

2. ‘The Double Loop Mattress Suture’
Wound Repair & Regeneration. 2014 May;22(3):415-23. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12159. Epub 2014 Apr 2.
Biddlestone J1, Samuel M, Creagh T, Ahmad T

3. ‘Improving Oral Function and Cosmesis in a Case of Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome’
British Medical Journal
BMJ Case Rep 2013 13;2013. Epub 2013 Nov 13.
Vishal Vyas, Riaz Agha, Tariq Ahmad