Orthopaedists respond to disaster in Joplin, Mo.

By Jennie McKee

Medical community comes together after one of the deadliest U.S. tornadoes on record

Early in the evening of May 22, Jonathan L. Grantham, MD, was shooting baskets with one of his sons in the driveway of their home in Joplin, Mo. As they enjoyed the calm, spring evening, they were unaware that a ferocious tornado would soon bore straight through their town, leaving a trail of destruction more than 22 miles long.

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