November 1998 AAOS Report
Kappa Delta, OREF award winners announced
Winners of the Kappa Delta Awards and the Orthopaedic Research and
Education Foundation Research (OREF) Clinical Research Award have been
announced by the Academy's Board of Directors, in conjunction with the
Council on Research and Scientific Affairs and Committee on Research.
Julia Bridge, MD, will receive the Ann Doner Vaughn Award for "A Genetic
Approach to Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors." The Elizabeth Winston-Lanier
Award will be presented to Thomas A. Einhorn, MD, for "A Model of Experimental
Fracture Healing for Basic and Applied Research." Scott D. Boden, MD, will
receive the Young Investigator Award for "The Biology of Lumbar Spine Fusion
and the Use of Bone Graft Substitutes: Present, Future and Next Generation."
The OREF Clinical Research Award will be given to
Andrew L. Koman, MD; Thomas L. Smith, PhD; Zhongyu Li, MD, PhD; and
Beth Paterson Smith, PhD, for "Peripheral Microvascular Control Mechanisms."