POSNA Annual Meeting

May 11 — May 13, 1996
Phoenix, AZ
Chair Person:
Benoit Poitros, MD


May 12, 1996
Controversies: The Pediatric Hip
Chair Person:
James Beaty, George Bassett

1996 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Robert B. Salter, M.D.

For his enormous impact on pediatric orthopaedics by integration of scientific research with clinical practice. He has had a world-wide influence on the treatment of children with hip disease, epiphyseal fractures, and the healing of damaged joint cartilage using continuous passive motion. Above all, he has been a tireless and powerful teacher in his lectures and writing.

Presidential Guest Speaker

R. Mervyn Letts, MD

1996 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Peter M. Waters, MD

Is Biceps Recovery a Reliable Prognosticator for Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy

Best Scientific Paper

Eng Hin Lee, MD, F. Chen, J. Chan

Cultured Chondrocyte Transfers in the Treatment of Partial Growth Arrest.