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Robert Westermann, MD, assistant professor in the University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, was one of six orthopedic surgeons selected to participate in the Arthroscopy Association of North America Advanced Arthroscopy (AANA) Traveling Fellowship Program for 2021.
Geb Thomas, Ph.D. and Donald D. Anderson, Ph.D, orthopedic researchers from the University of Iowa, are spearheading an effort to rectify the disconnect in residency training between simulation, surgical skills training, and operating room performance.
The Arthritis Foundation has awarded University of Iowa researchers a three-year, $928,249 post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) platform grant as part of their Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial Network (OA-CTN).
Quitting smoking is strongly encouraged preoperatively and decreases morbidity and mortality. Nicholas Bedard, MD states it is a relative contraindication to proceed with total joint replacement in active smokers and recommended at least 4 weeks of cessation prior to surgery.
Brad Floy, University of Iowa men's basketball athletic trainer, receives praises from current basketball players.
John J. Callaghan, MD, FAOA, the Lawrence and Marilyn Dorr Chair Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of the Department of Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa, was recognized for his personal achievement and broad contribution to orthopaedics with the 2020 Distinguished Contributions to Orthopaedics Award.
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.