Meeting

POSNA Annual Meeting

May 4 — May 1, 2004
Location:
St. Louis, MO
Chair Person:
Kit M. Song, MD

Precourse

May 4, 2004
Theme:
Genetics and Orthopaedics
Chair Person:
William Mackenzie, MD

2004 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Marc A. Asher, MD

For his pioneering work as a pediatric orthopaedist. For his long-term and distinguished role as a member and officer of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. For his long-term commitment to teaching and clinical research. For his outstanding work in the field of spinal deformity surgery with innovations in instrumentation, three dimensional correction and surgical outcomes.
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Presidential Guest Speaker

Lynn Staheli, MD

2004 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Robert D. Galpin, MD, FRCS; C Gavin R. Webb, MD; Douglas G. Armstrong, MD; Daniel Schlatterer, DO; and Robert M Kay, MD; Susan A Rethlefsen, PT; Ana Fern-Buneo, MD, PT; Tishya A Wren, PhD; David L. Skaggs, MD

A Comparison of Short and Long-Arm Plaster Casts for Displaced Distal-Third Pediatric Forearm Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Trial; and Botulinum Toxin as an Adjunct to Serial Casting in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Best Scientific Paper

Harry KW Kim, MD; Tim Randall, BSc; Haikuo Bian, MD; Joseph Jenkins, BSc; Amanda Garces; Frieder Bauss, PhD

Ibandronate Decreases Femoral Head Deformity Following Ischemic Necrosis of the Capital Femoral Epiphysis (CFE) in Immature Pigs

Best Poster

Unni G. Narayanan, MD; James G Wright, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Douglas M Hedden, MD, FRCSC; Benjamin Alman, MD FRCSC; Andrew Howard, MD, MSc; Brian Feldman, MD, MSc; Hillary A. Llewellyn-Thomas, PhD; Morgan Slater, BASc; Sandra Donaldson, BA

Concerns, Desires & Expectations of Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Comparison of Patients’, Parents’ and Surgeons’ Perspectives.