Orthopaedic Trailblazer: Jacquelin Perry, MD, DSc

Lisa Lattanza, MD

When Dr. Jenni Buckley and I established our nonprofit organization, we didn’t consider any name other than the Perry Initiative, honoring my mentor and friend, Jacquelin Perry, MD, DSc, who died on March 11, 2013. During her decades-long career, Dr. Perry made immeasurable contributions to orthopaedics through groundbreaking research on the treatment of polio and other disorders and served as a mentor to countless men and women who followed in her footsteps, including me.

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