Published 6/1/2010

Pat on the back...

  • Members of the 2009–2010 AAOS Now Advisory Task Force: Alan S. Hilibrand, MD; Peter L. Meehan, MD; Dirk H. Alander, MD; Andrew M. Wong, MD; Marc M. DeHart, MD; and Annette Procknow.
  • 2010–2011 Washington Health Policy Fellows: Carolyn Hettrich, MD, MPH; and Richard C. Mather III, MD.
  • The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons’ (ABJS) 2010–2011 officers: John H. Healey, MD, FACS, president; Mary I. O’Connor, MD, first vice-president; Edward G. McFarland, MD, second vice-president; Marlene DeMaio, MD, secretary; Charles L. Saltzman, MD, treasurer; Christopher P. Beauchamp, MD, immediate past president; Bert J. Thomas, MD, past president; Robert S. Derkash, MD, historian; Randall E. Marcus, MD, chair, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR); Michael J. Grecula, MD, active member-at-large; and David G. Lewallen, MD, editor’s voting representative.
  • Recipient of the ABJS Nicolas Andry Award: Farshid Guilak, PhD.
  • Recipient of the ABJS Knee Society Scholar Award: Craig J. Della Valle, MD.
  • Recipient of the ABJS CORR Subspecialty Award: Sheldon S. Lin, MD.
  • New board members of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association: David G. Lewallen, MD, president; Gordon R. Bell, MD, first vice-president; Bernard N. Stulberg, MD, second vice-president; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD, secretary; and Michael P. Mott, MD, member-at-large.
  • Current officers of the 2010 New England Orthopaedic Society: Gregory C. Pomeroy, MD, president; Richard Iorio, MD, vice president; William E. Min-singer, MD, past president; Geoffrey J. Van Flandern, MD, treasurer; Kelton Burbank, MD, secretary & program chairman; Eric T. Tolo, MD, director of medical education; Joshua A. Baumfeld, MD, membership chairman; Gilbert L. Shapiro, MD, nominating committee chairman; John F. Raycroft, Jr, MD, industry/exhibitor relations chairman; David C. Ring, MD, Kilfoyle Award chairman; Mark C. Gebhardt, MD, member-at-large.
  • New England Orthopaedic Society state representatives: Alfredo L. Axtmayer, MD (Conn.); James Nairus, MD (Mass.); Jim Greene, MD (Maine); James M. Murphy, MD (N.H.); Richard M. Terek, MD (R.I); James R. Whittum, MD (Vt.).
  • New chief of staff at the Campbell Clinic, Frederick M. Azar, MD.
  • Newly appointed founding director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh: Rocky S. Tuan, PhD.