Published 6/1/2007

A pat on the back to….

New Board members of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association: Timothy C. Fitzgibbons, MD, president; Lynn A. Crosby, MD, first vice-president; John S. Toohey, MD, second vice-president; Gordon R. Bell, MD, secretary; David C. Markel, MD, member at-large; Daniel J. Berry, MD, immediate past president.

Todd J. Albert, MD, vice president of the Cervical Spine Research Society, appointed as the James Edwards professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon), who received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Michael W. Chapman, MD, who received the Charles J. Soderquist Award from the

University of California-Davis (UCD) Foundation.

Thomas K. Wuest, MD, of Orthopedic Healthcare Northwest, which received the first sustainability award for its “environmentally friendly design and construction.”