Published 10/1/2012

Pat on the Back...

  • Members of the 2012–2013 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America board of directors: Peter O. Newton, MD, president; John M. (Jack) Flynn, MD, president-elect and International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (IPOS) cochair; Gregory A. Mencio, MD, vice-president; Kenneth J. Noonan, MD, secretary; Frances A. Farley, MD, treasurer and finance council chair; Steven L. Frick, MD, treasurer-elect; Peter M. Waters, MD; immediate past-president; James W. Roach, MD, past-president; Donald S. Bae, MD; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Michelle S. Caird, MD; William G. Mackenzie, MD; and James J. McCarthy, MD, members-at-large; Jay Shapiro, MD, historian and history council chair; Richard M. Schwend, MD, American Academy of Pediatrics chair orthopaedic section; Michael G. Vitale, MD, IPOS cochair; Anthony A. Stans, MD, education council chair; Brian G. Smith, MD, health care delivery council chair; Matthew B. Dobbs, MD, research council chair ex-officio 2010; and William L. Hennrikus Jr, MD, communications council chair.
  • Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC, recipient of the AOFAS 2012 Roger A. Mann Award. Coauthors: Alastair S.E. Younger, MD; Murray J. Penner, MD; Kevin J. Wing, MD; Peter J. Dryden, MD; Hubert Wong, PhD; and Mark A. Glazebrook, MD.
  • Michael J. Axe, MD, recipient of the AOSSM 2012 Robert E. Leach Mr. Sports Medicine Award.
  • Champ L. Baker Jr, MD, and Stanley L. James, MD, inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame.
  • S. Terry Canale, MD, whose art exhibit “Living in Color” is on display at the Memphis Theological Seminary.
  • Howard R. Epps, MD, appointed academic medical director of orthopedics at Texas Children’s Hospital.
  • Jonathan E. Fow, MD, team physician for the 2012 U.S. Olympic beach volleyball team.
  • Jay R. Lieberman, MD, named professor and chair of the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine.
  • Adolph V. Lombardi Jr, MD, recipient of a Healthcare Hero award from Columbus Business First.
  • Stuart F. Mackler, MD, completed his first term as vice president of the Virginia Board of Medicine.
  • Samuel O. Matz, MD, appointed medical director of sports medicine at Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, Md.
  • Calin S. Moucha, MD, spearheaded efforts supporting the Stop Surgical Fires Initiative that earned the AAOS the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Group Recognition Award.
  • Patrick F. O’Leary, MD, recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
  • E. Anthony Rankin, MD, honored with the dedication of the E. Anthony Rankin Pavilion at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • Charles L. Saltzman, MD, recipient of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) 2012 Leonard J. Goldner Award. Coauthors: Man Hung, PhD; Florian Nickisch, MD; Timothy C. Beals, MD; Daniel Clegg, MD; and Tom Greene, PhD.
  • Sidney Schulman, MD, winner of the 2012 AAOS Census raffle.
  • Dierick R. Sparks, MD, appointed to the AOSSM’s council of delegates.
  • J. Richard Steadman, MD, recipient of the Arthroscopy Association of North America Richard O’Connor Research Award.
  • Members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Medical staff: William B. Stetson, MD, and Donald W. Roberts, MD.
  • Kimberly J. Templeton, MD, recipient of the 2012 Marjorie S. Sirridge, MD Excellence in Medicine and Science Award from Kansas University School of Medicine.

Correction—The July issue of AAOS Now mistakenly reported that Scott M. Levin, MD, was appointed to the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents. The correct appointee is L. Scott Levin, MD. AAOS Now apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.