October 1998 AAOS Report
Names in the news
Thomas Lacey, MD, has been named the second recipient of the
Crotched Mountain Foundation President's Award . . .
Napolean A. Valdez, MD, has been elected president of
the Society of Philippine Surgeons in America . . .
New officers of the Association of Children's
Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics elected Robert Harry Newell Fielden, MD,
president; James Harder, MD, vice president; Kenneth J. Guidera, MD,
secretary-treasurer; and Keith D. Vanden Brink, MD, immediate past president.
Also elected to serve on the board of directors
are Ramona Okumura, Colleen Coulter-O'Berry, Jamee Riggio Heelan,
Kenneth L.B. Brown, MD, Char Greer and Donald Christenson . . .
The Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association elected J. Robin deAndrade, MD,
president; Michael J. Botte, MD, president-elect; Douglas Smith, MD,
secretary; and Michael D. LeCompte, DO, treasurer . . . The National
Association of Orthopaedic Nurses elected Karen J. Faler, RN, ONC,