April 2003 AAOS Report
Names in the news
Leonard Marmor, MD, who designed and developed the Marmor Modular Knee prosthesthis, has received SUNY Upstate Medical University's Outstanding Alumni Award. Dr. Marmor, widely regarded as a pioneer in the field of joint replacements, has held faculty positions at the University of California, Los Angeles and has been on the staff at St. John's Hospital and Medical Center, Santa Monica, Calif. since 1969 . . . The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons elected a new slate of officers: Lt. Col. Craig R. Bottoni, MD, president; Lt. Col. Jack V. Ingari, MD, 1st vice president; Commander Daniel V. Unger, MD, 2nd vice president; Lt. Col. Theodore J. Choma, MD, treasurer; Col. Keith J. Odegard, MD, secretary; and James L. Rungee, MD, executive director . . . The Hawaii Orthopaedic Association elected new officers at its annual meeting: Ellen M. Raney, MD, president; Thomas Kane, MD, vice president; Lt. Col. Craig R. Bottoni, MD, secretary/treasurer; and Thomas B. Grollman, MD, Board of Councilors representative . . . The new Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Executive Board consists of Daneca M. Dipaolo, MD, president; Ellen M. Raney, MD, vice-president; Mary I. O'Connor, MD, secretary; and Kimberly J. Templeton, MD, treasurer . . . Michael S. Clarke, MD, was elected to the Board of Directors and serves as a councilor for the Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces, SMCAP . . . An active member of the U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Team, Col. John Uhorchak, MD, was one of four recipients of the "2003 Pride in the Profession Awards," presented by the American Medical Association Foundation on March 2 in Washington, D.C. Young physicians who received "the Leadership Award" included William Robert Martin III, MD. Among residents receiving the 2003 'Excellence in Medicine' awards was Vinod Disa, MD . . . John Dormans, MD, is the new chair of Orthopaedics Overseas, succeeding Richard Fisher, MD. Dr. Dormans is chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.