2014 Recognition Awards
Best Clinical Paper
Jonathan G. Schoenecker, MD
Screening Inflammation and Coagulation Activity Allows for Rapid Risk Stratification in Children Presenting with Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Infection
Best Scientific Paper
Harry K.W. Kim, MD
Local Administration of BMP-2 and Ibandronate Improves Bone Healing During Non-weight Bearing Treatment of Ischemic Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in Immature Pigs
Kenneth J. Noonan, MD
Can Radiographs Predict Outcome in Patients with Idiopathic Clubfoot Treated with the Ponseti Method
Virginia F. Casey, MD
Angiographic Documentation of Restoration of Blood Flow to an Ischemic Proximal Femoral Epiphyisis by Modified Dunn Procedure for Unstable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Distinguished Achievement Award
Alvin H. Crawford, MD
For his leadership and vision in developing and expanding the Pediatric Orthopaedic Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. For his contributions to the education of orthopaedic surgery students, residents and fellows in the United States and worldwide. For receiving the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Diversity Award. Defining diversity: “Being able to accept other people’s values, then relate and communicate. That’s what diversity is.” For being a role model and exemplifying the best of pediatric orthopaedic surgery by “making achievement a lifestyle, not a goal.
Special Efforts and Excellence Award
Bryan Tompkins, MD
In recognition of his Outstanding Service to the Mission of POSNA, especially his leadership and countless hours invested in building and renovating POSNA’s technological capacity.
Richard M. Schwend, MD
In recognition of his time and energy to build and advocate for the POSNA COUR Committee, and for delivering outstanding musculoskeletal care to the underserved children of the world.
Presidential Guest Speaker
Charles Price, MD