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The Aurora Awards 2021

2021 Aurora Awards Winners Announced

After a blind review by a committee of expert medical professionals, we are proud to announce the winners of the Aurora Case Competition 2021. Grand Prizes will be awarded to top cases submitted, providing an educational grant to attend and present their case for Wound at the Northern Lights Workshop on May 5-7, 2022, or for Surgical & Burn at the Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop on June 9-11, 2022.

Eight Educational Grants will be awarded for accepted case winners. Each winner may submit his or her winning case to a national or regional conference in 2022 or 2023. . 

There were many great cases submitted for the competition, demonstrating the wide range of patients Kerecis Omega3 products have helped. There was a total of 46 case submissions (22 wound, 24 surgical and burn) from the 2021 Aurora competition and the final list of winners is below.

Aurora Case Winners

  • Dr. Alessandro Corsi, Surgical Dehiscence
  • Dr. Anna Cyrek, Surgical Wound S/P femoral popliteal bypass
  • Dr. Andrea Galanti, Venous Leg Ulcer
  • Dr. Hyunseong Kang, Pressure Sore
  • Dr. Joon Ho Song, Scald Burn
  • Dr. Rimi Statkus, Multiple Lower Extremity Fasciotomies
  • Dr. Britain Wetzel/ Dr. James LaPolla, Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Dr. Brittany Wojnicki, Post Amputation Surgical Wound

Grand Prize Winners

  • Dr. Andrew Bright, Post Spinal Surgery Surgical Wound
  • Dr. Alessandro Corsi, Post Excision of Carcinoma Surgical Wound
  • Dr. Andrea Galanti, Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Dr. Peter Lovato, Post Achilles Rupture Surgical Incision
  • Dr. Nickil Nayee, Thermal Burn
  • Dr. Eun Soo Park, Burns to the Plantar

Congratulations to all of this year’s Aurora Case Competition Winners! For further information on how to submit your case for the Aurora Awards in 2022, please visit: