Published 8/1/2009

Pat on the back…

  • 2009 Inductees into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame: William A. Grana, MD, MPH; William G. Clancy, Jr., MD.
  • New chair of the AOSSM Medical Publishing Board of Trustees, Douglas W. Brown, MD.
  • Eugene J. Dabezies, MD, named professor emeritus in the department of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation at Texas Tech University.
  • Winners of the 2009 AOSSM grants and awards: Brian Feeley, MD; David Kovacevic, MD, Asheesh Bedi, MD, Russell F. Warren, MD, Scott A. Rodeo, MD, and associates; J. Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD, Theodore J. Ganley, MD, and associates; Kurt P. Spindler, MD, Martha M. Murray, MD, and associates; Bryan M. Armitage, MD, Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD, and associates; Thomas J. Gill, MD, David W. Wing, MD, Luke S. Oh, MD, and associates; Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD, Letha Y. Griffin, MD, PhD, and associates; Daniel B.F. Saris MD, PhD, Johan J. Vanlauwe, MD, and associates.
  • Winners of the 2009 American Bone and Joint Society research awards: Thomas D. Brown, PhD; James I. Huddleston III, MD; Vidyadhar V. Upasani, MD; Michael E. Berend, MD; Pedro K. Beredjiklian, MD.
  • Winners of the 2009 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America research awards: John Anthony Herring, MD; James O. Sanders, MD; Shawn R. Gilbert, MD; Charles E. Johnston II, MD; Laura L. Tosi, MD; and Paul M. Saluan, MD.
  • Winners of the 2009 Arthroscopy Association of North America research awards and grants: Andrew B. Wolff, MD; David Clint Flanigan, MD; Jordan Louis Goldstein, MD; Mark A. Slabaugh, MD; Steven C. Chudik, MD; Hasan M. Syed, MD; Peter B. MacDonald, MD; Andreas H. Gomoll, MD; James C. Esch, MD.
  • Sandra R. Gordon, AAOS director of public relations, who was presented with the Publicity Club of Chicago’s Golden Trumpet Award for AAOS special event, “Seventy-five Years of Orthopaedic Surgery.” To date, components of the Academy’s 75th anniversary celebrations have received a total of 22 award recognitions from the public relations and communications industry.