40th Annual Ogura Lectureship

The 2022 Ogura Lectureship and Resident Research Day was held Friday, June 24, 2022.

photo of Amber Luong
Amber Luong, MD, PhD

Our guest speaker was Amber Luong, MD, PhD, professor & vice chair for research in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Luong offered two presentations:

  • Revisiting the role of Fungi in CRS: Lessons learned from allergic fungal rhinosinusitis
  • An immigrant’s story on forging a rewarding career

View the full agenda here »

Location of the annual lectureship: Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), Seminar Room B. A virtual option is typically available as well. Please contact Jana Richardson for more information or to register for this event. Online registration is currently closed.

About the Ogura Lectureship

Joseph H. Ogura, MD

Joseph H. Ogura, MD, was a member of the Washington University School of Medicine from 1948 to 1982. He served as Lindburg Professor and Head of the Department of Otolaryngology and Otolaryngologist-in-Chief. He was a member of 30 professional societies and held presidencies in the American Society of Head & Neck Surgery, the American Laryngeal Society and the Triological Society.

The endowment for the Ogura Lectureship was established in 1982 in his honor. Support for for the lectureship is raised through his grateful patients, friends, colleagues and graduates.

In 1986, the Resident Research Day was added to this program in appreciation of these outstanding men and women. The work presented by residents represents their research experience, a minimum of three-six months research for all residents or a maximum of two and one half years for those in our Advanced Physician Scholars Program.

For more information, contact Jana Richardson at richardsonj@wustl.edu or by phone: 314-362-7511.


Places to Stay

The following hotels are within walking distance of the medical school campus:

The Parkway Hotel

The Chase Park Plaza

Close by, but not walking distance:

Drury Inn & Suites near Forest Park


Past Ogura Lecturers

2021 – Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, MMM

2019 – Eric M. Genden, MD, MHA, FACS


2018 – Michael M. E. Johns, MD

2017 – Richard L. Carrau, MD, FACS

2016 – Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

2015 – Richard A. Chole, MD, PhD

2014 – Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH

2013 – Carol R. Bradford, MD

2012 – Jonas T. Johnson, MD

2011 – Robin T. Cotton, MD, FRCSC

2010 – Jeffrey N. Myers, MD, PhD

2009 – Michael G. Stewart, MD

2008 – Patrick J. Gullane, MB, FRCSC

2007 – Gregory T. Wolf, MD

2006 – Robert W. Bastian, MD

2005- Randal S. Weber, MD

2004 – Gerald B. Healy, MD

2003 – Jennifer Rubin Grandis, MD

2002 – Wolfgang Steiner, MD

2000 – Marshall Strome, MD, MS

1999 – Jesus Medina, MD, FACS

1998 – K. Thomas Robbins, MD

1997 – Gordon B. Snow, MD

1996 – Willard E. Fee, Jr, MD

1995 – Roger L. Crumley, MD

1994 – John A. Kirchner, MD

1993 – David E. Schuller, MD

1992 – Charles J. Krause, MD

1991 – H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD

1990 – Bryon J. Bailey, MD

1989 – Charles W. Cummings, MD

1988 – Patrick J. Doyle, MD

1987 – Hugh F. Biller, MD

1986 – Roger Boles, MD

1985 – Eugene N. Myers, MD

1984 – Paul H. Ward, MD

1983 – John J. Conley, MD

1982 – Max L. Som, MD