July 2000 AAOS Report
Names in the News
Michael Infantolino, MD, president-elect of the Rhode Island Orthopaedic Society, replaces Edward Akelman, MD, who will step down as president in September . . . The California Orthopaedic Association elected officers at its recent annual meeting. New officers are Donn A. Fassero, MD, president; Steven D. K. Ross, MD, first vice president; John V. Hill, MD, second vice president; and Norman P. Zemel, MD, secretary-treasurer . . . The Mid-America Orthopaedic Association elected officers at its April 26 to 30 meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. They are Carl L. Nelson, MD, president; James H. Beaty, MD, first vice president; Thomas L. Schmidt, MD, second vice president; and Daniel J. Berry, MD, secretary . . . The American Association for Hand Surgery announced its new board officers. They are William Blair, MD, president; Robert Buchanan, MD, president-elect; Alan Freeland, MD, vice president; Richard Berger, MD, treasurer; and Forst Brown, MD, secretary.