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Research Award Opportunities

The Iowa Orthopaedic Society Medical Research Award for Musculoskeletal Research

This award is awarded to a current M1-M3 student in the University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine.  The award consists of a $500 stipend for the student. There will be one award per year in which the student must have played a major role in the design, implementation and analysis of a completed project, abstracts will not be considered. Projects will be advised by faculty of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.          


 The Michael Bonfiglio Award of Orthopedic Surgery

This is awarded annual to a senior medical student.  The research project is one in which a student is advised by faculty member in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, all though exceptions maybe considered. The award consists of a $1,000 stipend which is intended for the student purchase of text books. In order to be considered for this award the student must a have major role in the design, implementation and analysis of a completed project, abstracts will not be considered.


Please complete the online application and address any questions to Kelly Schnoebelen at 319-356-3090 or kelly-j-schnoebelen@uiowa.edu.


Winners of the awards will present their research project at a department conference as well as the Annual Iowa Orthopaedic Society meeting.  They will also be recognized at graduation.

The deadline to submit for both awards is the first Friday in January.