James Andrews, MD, founder of Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., was recognized at the Louisiana Legends Awards Gala for his leadership in orthopedics and sports medicine.
James Caillouette, MD, surgeon-in-chief of Hoag Orthopaedic Institute in Irvine, Calif., was recently honored with the 2012 Founders Award from the California Orthopedic Association.
The Arthritis Foundation honored Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, assistant professor of sports medicine at the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, at the Women on the Move Luncheon.
Orthopedic surgeon with Goodall Health Partners Orthopedics and the Main Joint Replacement Center at Goodall Hospital Julie Grosvenor, MD, was named chief medical officer of Goodall Hospital in Sanford, Maine.
Wisconsin Medical Society honored William Jarvis, MD, an orthopedic sports medicine physician with Bone & Joint Clinic in Wausau, Wis., with the Physician Citizen of the Year award.
Jeff Jones, DO, an orthopedic surgeon based in Osage Beach, Mo., was recently honored with the Lake Regional Health System's 2012 Physician of the Year award.
Yale University professor of orthopedics Krisaps J. Keggi, MD, received The Silver Order of Virtuti Medici award from the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.
Robert LaPrade, MD, a knee surgeon at The Steadman Clinic and chief medical research officer for The Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colo., hosted and co-chaired the Biologic Treatments for Sports Injuries Symposium earlier this year.
The National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering has appointed Cato T. Laurencin, MD, chair of orthopedic surgery at New England Musculoskeletal Institute, to the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
University of Washington School of Medicine's Seth S. Leopold, MD, has been named editor-in-chief of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research by the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons.
Blue Belt Technologies has selected Jess Lonner, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, and Andrew D. Pearle, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, to chair its Scientific Advisory Board.
Marc Philippon, MD, managing partner at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., and director of hip research at The Steadman Philippon Research Institute, recently chaired the 7th Annual Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium focusing on the latest techniques associated with hip arthroscopy and sports medicine.
Bruce Reider, MD, editor-in-chief of American Journal of Sports Medicine and director of sports medicine at The University of Chicago Hospitals, was invited to present at the Ralph & Mary Wilson Gift Lecture Series sponsored by UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and the University of New York at Buffalo.
Rezin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Morris, Ill., named Paul Sauer, MD, to its board of directors.
Sparrow Hospital recently inducted orthopedic surgeon and former section chief of orthopedic surgery and chief of the department of surgery Edward C. Sladek, MD, into the Sparrow Physician Hall of Fame.
Westfield Hospital in New Richmond, Wis., named St. Croix Orthopaedics surgeon Nicholas Weiss, MD, medical director for orthopedic services.
Peter Trafton, MD, former orthopedic trauma chief and director of orthopedic trauma fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, was named to the board of directors for the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine has recognized Craig Young, MD, professor of orthopedic surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and team physician with the Milwaukee Brewers, with the 2012 Founders Award.
Federation of Spine Associations named chief of the spine section at The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., Warren D. Yu, MD, president of the organization.
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