2013 Recognition Awards
Best Clinical Paper
Benjamin A. Alman, MD
Long Term Effects of Glucocorticoid Treatment in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy on Scoliosis
Best Scientific Paper
Peter O. Newton, MD
3D Visualization of the Vertebral Growth Plate: The Effects of Growth Modulation
Matthew R. Schmitz, MD
Previously Described Radiographic Parameters of Femoroacetabular Impingement are Common in Asymptomatic Patients
Kirstin Monroe, DNP, RN
Cast Saw Injuries: Assessing Blade to Skin Contact During Cast Removal
Distinguished Achievement Award
James R. Kasser, MD
For his outstanding service to the organization, especially as President 2001-2002. For his contributions to pediatric orthopedic patient care and clinical research. For his commitment to the education of orthopaedic surgery residents and fellows. For his excellence in leadership in the pediatric and general orthopaedic community.
Special Efforts and Excellence Award
Richard M. Schwend, MD
In recognition of his outstanding service to the Mission of POSNA, especially his leadership on the Children’s Orthopedics in Underserved Regions Committee and leadership in liaising with the American Academy of Pediatrics.
David A. Spiegel, MD
In recognition of his outstanding service to the Underserved Children of the World with musculoskeletal disorders.
Peter F. Armstrong, MD Shriners Hospitals for Children Award, Best Quality, Safety, Value Paper
James G. Wright, MPH, MD
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Rates of Surgical Site Infection in Children
Presidential Guest Speaker
Jean Dubousset, MD