Published 2/1/2016

Pat on the Back...

  • Biruk L. Wamisho, MD, elected to Ethiopian Parliament.
  • Members of the 2016 OMeGA Medical Grants Association board of directors: Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD, president; James J. Purtill, MD, secretary; R. Dale Blasier, MD, treasurer; David E. Attarian, MD; Julie Y. Bishop, MD; Richard J. D'Ascoli, MD; Langdon A. Hartsock, MD; Michael A. Simon, MD; and William W. Tomford, MD.
  • Members of the 2016 OMeGA Medical Grants Association review committee: Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD; Walton W. Curl, MD; Rex C. Haydon, MD; David H. Kim, MD; Todd Milbrandt, MD; William T. Obremskey, MD; Ruth L. Thomas, MD; Brian C. Toolan, MD; Ngozi M. Akabudike, MD; Hisham Awan, MD; and Syed Ashfaq Hasan, MD.
  • 2016 officers and board members of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons: Lt Col Mark Slabaugh, MD, president; Charles E. Craven, Jr, MD, 1st vice-president; B. Kyle Potter, MD, 2nd vice-president; AJ Johnson, MD, immediate past president; Christopher LeBrun, MD, treasurer; Matthew Schmitz, MD, secretary; Theodore W. Parsons III, MD, FACS, managing director; Mark P. Pallis, DO, consultant-Army and Board of Councilors (BOC) representative-Army; George P. Nanos III, MD, consultant-Navy; Joseph T. Gower, MD, consultant-Air Force; CAPT Dana C. Covey, MD, MSc, FACS, BOC representative-Navy; Joseph Stuart, MD, BOC representative-Air Force; MAJ Daniel J. Stinner, MD, Board of Specialty Societies (BOS) representative-communications; Jonathan F. Dickens, MD, BOS representative-research; Lance E. LeClere, MD, BOS representative-education; Craig D. Cameron, DO, BOS representative-health policy; James Blair, MD, and R. Judd Robins, MD, annual meeting program committee co-chairs; LTC Mark P. McAndrew, MD, trauma committee chair; Kenneth Heida, MD, resident representative-Army; Theodore Steelman, MD, resident representative-Navy; Sarah Pierrie, MD, resident representative-Air Force; James T. Ninomiya, MD, MS, reserve representative-Air Force; Lawrence Bone, MD, reserve representative-Army; David L. Cannon, MD, reserve representative-Navy; CDR (ret) Matthew T. Provencher, MD, member-at-large; COL Edward D. Arrington, MD, historian; Max Talbot, MSM, MD, FRCSC, allied force representative; and COL (ret) Tad L. Gerlinger, MD, philanthropy representative.