In Memoriam – Preston Littrell

To the entire SGSU membership, It is with a heavy heart that I report sad news. Our beloved Preston Littrell has passed away. Kathy Littrell called me yesterday to let me know that he died peacefully in his sleep early in the morning (7/27/19). Preston served as the SGSU administrator for nearly 20 years. He…

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2019 Kimbrough Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 Annual James C. Kimbrough Seminar Award Winners – Kona, Hawaii HG Stevenson Award for outstanding support and dedicated service to the SGSU and urology residency programs. Presented to: Joseph Clark, MD. Honorary Lifetime Membership Award for lifetime dedicatioon and service to the SGSU. Presented to: COL (Ret.) Noah Schenkman, MD Prince…

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Dr. Barry 2019 Meeting Take-Away’s

CONTRIBUTED BY JOHN M. BARRY, MD Single stage sacral neuromodulation may replace the two-stage procedure. NLRP3 inflammasome activation triggers bladder dysfunction in diabetic (Prize winner – Basic Science) The NLRP3 mediates bladder decompensation during bladder outlet obstruction in rats. Glyburide inhibits it. (Prize winner – Basic Science) The combination of low-energy shock wave therapy and…

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Military Doctors In Crosshairs Of A Budget Battle

Military Doctors In Crosshairs Of A Budget Battle Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News The U.S. military is devising major reductions in its medical corps, unnerving the system’s advocates who fear the cuts will hobble the armed forces’ ability to adequately care for health problems of military personnel at home and abroad. The move inside the…

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Congratulations 2018 Kimbrough Award Winners

HG Stevenson Award for outstanding support and dedicated service to the SGSU and urology residency programs. Presented to: Gerald Jordan, MD . Honorary Lifetime Membership Award for lifetime dedication and service to the SGSU. Presented to: John M. Barry, MD . Prince Beach Award for best paper (#65) presented by a society member staff physician…

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USAV – President’s Report 2018

Urological Society for American Veterans Success at the AUA San Francisco! I would like to personally thank all of this year’s USAV annual meeting organizers and sponsors for their contributions in producing an outstanding meeting at the AUA. We were able to complete our business objectives for the organization, have professional interactions with our meeting…

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VA Rep to SGSU 2018 Report

SGSU 2018 Kimbrough Meeting VA Representative Report by Jeffrey Jones, MD – USAV President Dr. Jones thanked SGSU for the opportunity to become a Chapter of the SGSU and for their support. USAV was financially successful in the past year, having a gain of over $3,300 in its fund. He said they are gaining new…

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Kimbrough Meeting “take aways” – 2017 San Diego

Dr. Tim Brand Take Home Points Enzalutamide is easy to prescribe but causes fatigue. – Ray Lance, MD Corynebacteria are bad for prosthetics.  -Jesse N. Mills, MD Primary care should refer everyone with psa >1.5 ng/dl to urology for risk assessment (using sophisticated biomarkers) for clinically significant prostate cancer.  -E. David Crawford, MD “If you…

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SGSU and USAV Affiliation Approved in San Diego

SOCIETY OF GOVERNMENT SERVICE UROLOGISTS (SGSU) AND UROLOGICAL SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN VETERANS (USAV) FORMALLY AGREE TO JOIN TOGETHER At its Annual Business Meeting in San Diego on January 14, 2017, the SGSU membership voted to approve an affiliation arrangement with the newly established USAV – which represents VA urologists nationwide. SGSU President, Dr.  Hal Frazier…

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Congratulations to our SGSU Members who won AUA 2016 Awards!

Allen F. Morey, MD – Distinguished Contribution Awardfor outstanding contributions to the science and education of civilian and military urologists in the performance of urological reconstructive surgery as well as 18 years of philanthropic missions to Honduras.   Col. Paul A. Friedrichs, MD – Presidential Citation for outstanding leadership in the United States Air Force Medical…

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Kimbrough Award Winners – 2016 San Antonio

Congratulation Winners! 2016 James C. Kimbrough Awards   Clinical Research Awards 1st #10 MAJ Stephen Overholser, MC, USA 2nd #1 CPT Jonathan T. Wingate, MC, USA 3rd #14 MAJ Matthew C. Kasprenski, MC, USA   Basic Science Awards 1st #5 LT Travis C. Allemang, MC, USN 2nd #15 LCDR Randy K. Sulaver, MC, USNR 3rd…

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