The Academy's Board of Directors announced the winners of the 1997 Kappa Delta Awards and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award. The awards will be presented at the 1997 Academy Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
William E. Garrett Jr., MD; Anthony V. Seaber, MD; Thomas M. Best, MD; Richard R. Glisson, BS; Pantelis K. Nikolaou, MD; and Dean C. Taylor, MD, will receive the Ann Doner Vaughn Award for their paper "Muscle Strain Injury: Basic Science and Clinical Application."
The Elizabeth Winston-Lanier Award will be awarded to James N. Weinstein, DO, MS; Kevin F. Spratt, PhD; G.F. Gebhart, PhD; Mamoru Kawakami, MD; Stephen T. Meller, PhD; Nobuhiro Hayashi, MD; Hwanmo Lee, MD; and Ken-Inchi Chatani, MD, for their work entitled "Lumbar Radiculopathy: An Animal Model with Relevance to Clinical Practice."
Denis R. Clohisy, MD, will receive the Young Investigator Award for his paper "Cellular Mechanisms of Tumor Osteolysis."
The OREF Clinical Research Award will be given to Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD; Diane Martin; Ruth Engelberg; and Julie Agel for their paper entitled "The Development and Validation of a Musculoskeletal Extremity Health Status Instrument: The Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment Instrument."