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University of Iowa hip preservation specialists featured in Sports Medicine Update publication.
Two University of Iowa sports medicine specialists are serving as board members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).
Valerie Keffala, PhD, will serve as the Iowa Psychological Association President in January 2021.
Bobette Patterson, chief administrative officer for the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Iowa and vice president of the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium (AOC), has been appointed to lead the AOC Women's Executive Leadership Forum.
Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD, is leading the effort to enroll patients with lower extremity deformities in clinical research using the CurveBeam LineUP, a weight-bearing CT system. The University of Iowa is the only site in the state using weight-bearing CT, which delivers 3D imaging for a more complete analysis of bone alignment information.
University of Iowa Sports Medicine has received accreditation from the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).
The athletic training program at the University of Iowa continues its long history of success and leading the way in education by transitioning all educational components of athletic training into the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.
The doctors at University of Iowa Sports Medicine serve as team physicians for all Iowa Hawkeyes teams, including every sport, the dance team, Spirit Squads, and even the marching band. But three UI Sports Medicine doctors take that experience to another level, serving as team physicians for Team USA—the athletes who represent the United States at international sports competitions, including the Olympics and world cup events.
The University of Iowa is one of six leading centers around the United States conducting a pilot project to collect data on bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment procedures with the goal of improving care for patients who have musculoskeletal tumors. Orthopedic surgeon Benjamin Miller, MD, leads the UI project team.
Training orthopedic surgeons to repair fractured bones can take years and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. A University of Iowa research team wants to improve the process with a sophisticated, but portable, orthopedic surgery simulator that uses small cameras and synthetic bones to mimic surgery and provide residents with immediate feedback.