Meeting

POSNA Annual Meeting

May 12 — May 15, 1997
Location:
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Chair Person:
Charles T. Price, MD

1997 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Howard Steel, M.D.

For his enormous impact on pediatric orthopaedics as a teacher, thinker and scientist. His imaginative ideas have stimulated and provoked a whole generation of orthopaedic surgeons. He has worked tirelessly to encourage young surgeons to expand beyond the horizons of orthopaedics. Above all, he has done this with infectious good humor.

Presidential Guest Speaker

Robert Hensinger, MD

1997 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Vicente Gomez, MD; Julyn Aguilar; MD; Rogelio Espina, MD

Surgical vs Conservative Treatment of Polls Paraplegia in Children

Best Scientific Paper

Vincent F. Deeney, MD; Jeffrey S. Shilt, MD; Kevin McKinley, MD; Cheryl Quinn, PhD

The Effect of Increasing the Frequency of Distraction During Limb Lengthening on Soft Tissues in an Animal Model