POSNA Annual Meeting

May 19 — May 23, 1999
Orlando, FL
Chair Person:
Walter Huurman, MD


May 19, 1999
Angular Deformities of the Lower Extremities
Chair Person:
Perry Schoenecker, Deborah Stanitksi

1999 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Newton C. McCollough

For his guidance and leadership in the formative years of POSNA and especially for his wisdom and vision in molding the Shriners Hospitals for Children into a formidable force for the betterment of children with orthopedic problems.

Presidential Guest Speaker

Vern Tolo, MD

1999 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Randall Loder; MD, Mary Lou V.H. Greenfield; MPh

The Demographics of Atypical and Idiopathic Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE): The Age-Weight Test and Implications for Further Diagnostic Evaluation

Best Scientific Paper

R. Tracy Ballock, MD, Lynn Mink, MS, Daniel Chen, MS

Regulation of Chondrocyte Hypertrophy Occurs Through Local Induction Of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins

Best Poster

B. Stephens Richards, MD, Holly Wilson, PT; Charles E. Johnston, MD

Non-operative Clubfoot Treatment Comparing the French Technique to Serial Casting-Early Results