October 2004 Bulletin

Kansas puts focus on road safety for USBJD National Awareness Week

Kimberly Templeton, MD, chair of the Public Education Committee for the U.S. Bone and Joint Decade, mobilized forces in Kansas to put the focus on road safety during National Awareness Week, Oct. 12-20. Not only did she get a proclamation signed by the Governor, she and several colleagues are working with the Kansas City Speedway, the Kansas State Highway Patrol and Students Against Destructive Decisions to instruct high school students. Shown at the proclamation signing are: (Left to right, standing) Reuben Sullivan, Reuben Bechtold, motor vehicle accident victim; Melissa Erwin, RN; Michael Moncure, MD, trauma surgeon; Dr. Templeton; Liz Carlton, Program Director of Trauma Services, Kansas University Medical Center; Monica Cassube, motor vehicle accident victim; (Seated) Governor Kathleen Sebelius.

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