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."

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