October 1999 AAOS Report

Names in the news

Ernest M. Burgess, MD, has received a medal of honor and certificate from the Vietnamese government, for providing more than 10,000 lower limb prostheses to amputees in that country, including women and children. He heads an outreach program that has been in place for the past 10 years . . . New officers for the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society are Thomas O. Clanton, MD, president; Michael J. Shereff, MD, president-elect; Pierce Scranton, MD; vice president; Glenn B. Pfeffer, MD, secretary; E. Greer Richardson, MD, treasurer; and James W. Brodsky, MD, treasurer-elect . . . The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine elected William G. Clancy, Jr. MD, president; Walton W. Curl, MD, president-elect; Clarence L. Shields Jr. MD, vice president; William A. Grana, MD, secretary; Jack B. Ryan, MD, treasurer; Peter A. Indelicato, MD, ex-officio (chairman, Council of Delegates); and Bert R. Mandlebaum, MD, and Carol C. Teitz, MD, members-at-large.

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