April 1996 Bulletin

Academy seeks Kappa Delta, OREF research papers for 1997 awards

The Academy is soliciting manuscripts for the 1997 Kappa Delta Awards and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award. Manuscripts should be original and written specifically for these awards.

Up to three $20,000 Kappa Delta Awards, one of which is designated for "Young Investigators," and one $20,000 OREF award will be bestowed, provided manuscripts of requisite quality are submitted by members of the Academy, Orthopaedic Research Society, Canadian Orthopaedic Association or Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society, or sponsored by a member of one of the organizations.

The manuscripts should focus on the results of basic or clinical research that relates to the musculoskeletal system. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is July 1. For more information contact Belinda Duszynski Academy department of research and scientific affairs, 6300 N. River Rd., Rosemont, Ill. 60018, (800) 346-2267, ext. 4319.

Kathryn G. Vogel, PhD, professor in the department of biology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, left, receives the Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for basic research on the musculoskeletal system from Michael G. Ehrlich, MD, right at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Cynthia Weston, vice president of Kappa Delta Sorority, represented the organization which has sponsored the awards for more than 40 years.

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