Published 7/1/2014

Pat on the Back...

  • James P. Bradley, MD, recipient of the 2014 Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award.
  • Craig A. Butler, MD, and Kimberly J. Templeton, MD, appointed AAOS representatives to the National Quality Forum.
  • Joshua T. Carothers, MD, awarded the Hip Society’s 2014 British Traveling Fellowship.
  • Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, MD, appointed the first Harry N. Herkowitz, MD, Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics at Beaumont Health System.
  • Freddie H. Fu, MD, named a Life/Honorary Member of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy.
  • Amy L. Ladd, MD, recipient of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons 2014 Nicolas Andry Award. Co-authors: Joseph J. Crisco, PhD; Elisabet Hagert, MD, PhD; Jessica Rose, PhD; and Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD.
  • Raj D. Rao, MD, recipient of the North American Spine Society’s 2014 David Selby Award.
  • Linda J. Sandell, PhD, appointed editor-in-chief of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research.
  • Preston M. Wolin, MD, recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois High School Association.
  • Julie A. Zielinski, MD, recipient of the One with Courage Award for Healing from the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County (Tenn).
  • New officers of the Cervical Spine Research Society: Bruce V. Darden II, MD, president; K. Daniel Riew, MD, past-president; Alan S. Hilibrand, MD, president-elect; Robert F. Heary, MD, vice president; Darrel S. Brodke, MD, treasurer; and Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, secretary.
  • New officers and board members of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons: Charles L. Saltzman, MD, president; Marlene DeMaio, MD, first vice-president; Donald H. Lee, MD, second vice-president; R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS, secretary; Xavier A. Duralde, MD, treasurer; Miguel A. Ayerza, MD, immediate past president; Edward G. McFarland, MD, past president; Randall E. Marcus, MD, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR) board of trustees chair; Matthew B. Dobbs, MD, member-at-large; Todd J. Albert, MD, FACS, editor’s voting representative; Stuart A. Green, MD, historian; and Seth S. Leopold, MD, editor-in-chief, CORR.
  • New board members of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association: J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, president; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD, first vice-president; Robert T. Trousdale, MD, second vice-president; Matthew A. Mormino, MD, treasurer; Christopher C. Kaeding, MD, member at-large; Brian R. Wolf, MD, 2015 program committee chair; and Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD, membership committee chair.
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)-sponsored candidates for the 2014 AAOS Clinical Scholars Career Development Program: Reza Firoozabadi, MD, MA, and Yelena Bogdan, MD.
  • OTA-sponsored candidates for the 2014 Orthopaedic Research Society/Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation/AAOS New Investigator Workshop: Willliam D. Lack, MD, and Paul E. Matuszewski, MD.