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Published 7/1/2012

Pat on the Back...

  • New officers and board members of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS): Edward G. McFarland, MD, president; Miguel A. Ayerza, MD, first vice-president; Charles L. Saltzman, MD, second vice-president; Marlene DeMaio, MD, secretary; R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS, secretary-elect; Xavier A. Duralde, MD, treasurer; Mary I. O’Connor, MD, immediate past president; John H. Healey, MD, FACS, past president; Randall E. Marcus, MD, chair, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research board of trustees; Matthew B. Dobbs, MD, member-at-large; David G. Lewallen, MD, editor’s representative; David B. Levine, MD, historian.
  • New officers of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America: Peter O. Newton, MD, president; Gregory A. Mencio, MD, vice-president; Jack M. Flynn, MD, president-elect; Fran Farley, MD, treasurer; Steven L. Frick, MD, treasurer-elect; Ken J. Noonan, MD, secretary; Jay Shapiro, MD, historian; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Donald S. Bae, MD; and William G. Mackenzie, MD, members-at large; James J. McCarthy, MD, senior member-at-large; and Michelle S. Caird, MD, junior member-at-large.
  • Timothy E. Hewett, PhD, FACSM, recipient of the ABJS Nicolas Andry Award. Co-authors: Gregory D. Meyer, PhD; Kevin R. Ford, PhD; Mark V. Paterno, PhD; and Carmen E. Quatman, MD, PhD.
  • James R. Andrews, MD, honored at the 22nd annual Louisiana Legends Gala.
  • William W. Bowen, MD, recipient of the Adventist Health Northern California Network Legacy Award.
  • Adam S. Bright, MD, spearheaded the development of a wheelchair-accessible playground and multigenerational play trail in Laurel, Fla.
  • James Caillouette, MD, recipient of the California Orthopedic Association’s 2012 Founders Award.
  • Edward Y. Cheng, MD, appointed editor of JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques.
  • Sumit Dewanjee, MD, four-time recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award. The award is voted on by patients across the United States who provide online feedback about their experiences with their doctors and is tabulated by MDx Medical, Inc.
  • Julie Grosvenor, MD, named chief medical officer of Goodall Hospital in Sanford, Maine.
  • Robert K. Henrichsen, MD, recipient of the Auburn (Calif.) Healthcare Award.
  • Jeffrey M. Jones, DO, recipient of Lake Regional Health System’s (Osage Beach, Mo.) 2012 Physician of the Year Award.
  • Scott M. Levin, MD, appointed to the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents.
  • E. Anthony Rankin, MD, recipient of the Providence Hospital’s Advocate Award for his work on behalf of the less fortunate in Washington, D.C.
  • David Teuscher, MD, appointed public member to the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas.