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2012–2013 members of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society board of directors: Lew C. Schon, MD, president; Steven L. Haddad, MD, president-elect; Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD, vice-president; Mark E. Easley, MD, secretary; Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD, treasurer; Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, immediate past president; Keith L. Wapner, MD, past president; Bruce E. Cohen, MD; Sheldon S. Lin, MD; Eric M. Bluman, MD; and Jonathan T. Deland, MD, members-at-large. New American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) board members: Christopher D. Harner, MD, president; Jo A. Hannafin, MD, PhD, president-elect; Robert A. Arciero, MD, vice-president; Darren L. Johnson, MD, member-at-large over age 45; Jon K. Sekiya, MD, member-at-large under age 45. New members of the American Orthopaedic Association executive committee: Terrance D. Peabody, MD, president; Scott D. Boden, MD, first president-elect; J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, second president-elect; William M. Ricci, MD, and Leesa M. Galatz, MD, delegates-at-large; Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, first past-president; Gary E. Friedlaender, MD, second past-president; David S. Ruch, MD, secretary; William N. Levine, MD, secretary-elect; Sanford E. Emery, MD, MBA, treasurer; Kevin P. Black, MD, academic leadership chair; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, fellowship coordinating committee chair; Ken Yamaguchi, MD, membership committee chair; Regis J. O’Keefe, MD, PhD, critical issues committee chair. 2012–2013 officers and directors of the Arthroscopy Association of North America: Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD, president; J. W. Thomas Byrd, MD, first vice-president; William R. Beach, MD, second vice-president; Robert T. Burks, MD, secretary; Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD, treasurer; Richard L. Angelo, MD, immediate past-president; Felix H. Savoie, III, MD, past-president; and Brian J. Cole, MD; Larry D. Field, MD; Victor M. Ilizaliturri Jr, MD; Peter Jokl, MD; Louis F. McIntyre, MD; and Robert A. Pedowitz, MD, directors. Frederick M. Azar, MD, named Physician of the Year by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association. William W. Brien, MD, elected to the 1st Century Bancshares Inc. board of directors. Miguel E. Cabanela, MD; Pietro M. Tonino, MD; and Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, for their outstanding work during the past 4 years teaching and conducting surgery in Vietnam. Michael S. Clarke, MD, recipient of the Missouri State Orthopaedic Association Distinguished Service Award. Marilyn L. Fox, PhD, retiring director of the AAOS publications department, awarded honorary membership in the AAOS. Andrew W. Gurman, MD, re-elected speaker of the American Medical Association House of Delegates. Stanley L. James, MD, inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame. Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, recipient of the 2012 H.G. Willert Award from the North German Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery Association. Robert K. Henrichsen, MD, recipient of a lifetime achievement community healthcare award from Auburn, Calif. Stefan Parent, MD, and David W. Polly Jr, MD, recipients of Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Prospective Clinical Research Grants in Spine Care. Cecil H. Rorabeck, MD, recipient of the Order of Canada award, one of Canada’s highest civilian honors. Vernon T. Tolo, MD, and Robert B. Winter, MD, recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Scoliosis Research Society. Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the American Orthopaedic Association.

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