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Published 4/1/2008

RDC meets with NIH officials on “orthopaedic agenda”

The AAOS Research Development Committee (RDC) met with several National Institutes of Health (NIH) institute directors following Research Capitol Hill Days. During the meeting with Alan M. Krensky, MD, director of the Office of Portfolio Analysis and Strategic Initiatives (OPASI), discussion focused on enhancing the AAOS research advances and messages. Dr. Krensky also provided an overview of efforts to fund transformative science via the NIH Roadmap. Seated, from left: Christopher Evans, PhD; AAOS President Tony Rankin, MD; Dr. Krensky; Adele Boskey, PhD; Constance Chu, MD. Standing, from left: Richard Terek, MD; John Healey, MD; J. Edward Puzas, PhD; AAOS CEO Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, CAE; AAOS Medical Director Robert H. Haralson III, MD; Edward Diao, MD; Joshua J. Jacobs, MD; Denis Clohisy, MD; Kristy L. Weber, MD; Peter Amadio, MD; Christy Gilmour, MPH; Harry Kim, MD, FRCSC. Courtesy of Bill Branson/NIH Photography