Frank R. Noyes, MD, has been awarded the 1995 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bay Area Knee Society . . . Fred R.T. Nelson, MD, has been named president-elect of the Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine . . . New officers of the North American Spine Society are Jeffrey A. Saal, MD, president; David F. Fardon, MD, executive vice president; Steven R. Garfin, MD, second vice president; Volker K.H. Sonntag, MD, secretary; Bruce E. Frederickson, MD, treasurer; and Hansen A. Yuan, MD, past president . . . The Western Orthopaedic Association elected Thomas B. Grollman, MD, president; Michael T. Phillips, MD, first vice president; James K. Weaver, MD, second vice president; Lawrence R. Housman, MD, secretary; and Vincent J. Russo, MD, treasurer/historian . . . New officers of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society are Hugh P. Brown, MD, president, and Kenneth L. Moore, MD, secretary/treasurer.