CV fellow and physician/scientist trainee Sasha Prisco, MD, PhD has recently added two new awards to her already extensive list of accomplishments.

On May 17, Dr. Prisco was awarded a first place Young Investigator Award in Basic and Translational Science from the American College of Cardiology for her submission "Glycoprotein 130 Signaling Promotes Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension." Dr. Prisco was presented her award during the ACC Convocation Ceremony during the ACC's 70th Annual Scientific Session Together.

Dr. Prisco was also recently awarded the University of Minnesota Medical School's Cecil J. Watson Award. Established in 1961 by the Minneapolis Society of Internal Medicine and other friends of Dr. Cecil J. Watson, the award is given each year for the most outstanding research by a physician in graduate clinical training in any clinical department of the Medical School, including Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. The award includes $2,500 to fund the recipient’s research.

To follow Dr. Prisco's further contributions to cardiovascular science, follow her on Twitter @SashaPrisco and check out her AHA Early Career Voice vlog.