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, president.


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