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See the research that received top honors at this year's and past Resident Research Symposia by choosing a year from the list below.


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2018 Resident Research Symposia Winners

Annual OREF/ORS Resident Research Symposia

OREF and ORS gave residents the opportunity to present research papers to a panel of their peers at the 2018 Resident Research Symposia.

Thanks to DePuy Synthes, Medacta USA, Zimmer Biomet and Integra Foundation whose grant support made the 2018 Annual Symposia possible!


Southwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Tuesday, September 5, 2018
The University California, San Diego
Hosts:

Reid Abrams, MD
Professor and Interim Chairman
University of California, San Diego

Dana Covey, MD
Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego

Keynote speaker:

Nicholas Bernthal, MD

Judges:

Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD, University of California, Los Angeles
CDR Kevin Kuhn, MD, Naval Medical Center, San Diego
CDR Lucas McDonald, MD, Naval Medical Center, San Diego
R. Scott Meyer, MD, University of California, San Diego
LCDR Patrick Morrissey, MD, Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Samuel Ward, PhD, PT, University of California, San Diego
Vinko Zlomislic, MD, University of California, San Diego

Top Presenters:
First Place, Basic Science
Michael Davies, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Altering Stem Cell Fate to Decrease Muscle Degeneration After Rotator Cuff Tears

First Place, Clinical Science
Stephanie Wong, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Effect of Gender on Outcomes After Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty


Second Place, Basic Science
Mario Vargas-Vila, MD, PhD
University of California, San Diego
Transcriptional Profile of Supraspinatus Muscle in Rabbit Model of Rotator Cuff Tear Over Time


Second Place, Clinical Science
Dylan Kluck, MD
University of California, San Diego
A Novel 3D Parameter Can Guide Concave Rod Contour for the Correction of Lost Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis


Third Place, Basic Science
Derek Ju, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Electrospun Synthetic Bone Scaffold Promotes Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function and rhBMP-2 Mediated Spinal Fusion

Third Place, Clinical Science
Trevor Shelton, MD
University of California, Davis
ACL Graft with Hamstring Tendons: Optimal Location for Pre-Operative MRI Measurement of Cross Sectional Area

Florida Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting Resident Research Symposium


Top Presenters:
First Place
Jacob Cox, MD
University of South Florida (Tampa)
Clinical Outcomes Following Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty-Allograft Composite for the Revision of Failed Arthroplasty Associated with Proximal Humeral Bone Deficiency: 2 to 15-Year Follow-Up


Second Place

Chester Donnally III, MD
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Spine Trauma from Personal Watercraft Usage

Third Place

Benjamin Streufert, MD
University of South Florida (Tampa)
Risk Factors and Recovery of Latrogenic Postoperative Radial Nerve Palsy Following Plate Fixation of Humeral Shaft Fractures

California Orthopaedic Association Resident Research Symposium

Winner:

Derek G. Ju, MD
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Nationwide Analysis of Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients


Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Resident Research Symposium

Winners:

Steven F. Shannon, MD
Mayo Clinic
Short versus Long Cephalomedullary Nailing of Pertrochanteric Hip Fractures: A Randomized Prospective Study

Geneva V. Tranchida, MD
University of Minnesota
Patient Factors Predictive of Patient Reported Wrist Evaluation (PRWE) Scores after Distal Radius Volar Plate Fixation


Midwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Friday, May 4, 2018


The University of Illinois at Chicago

750 South Halsted
Student Center East Building
Chicago, Illinois

​Hosts:

Mark H. Gonzalez, MD, PhD
The Riad Barmada Professor and Head
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

Alfonso Mejia, MD-MPH
Program Director, Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
Vice Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago​

Keynote speaker:

Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD,  DSC
Professor, Director of Microsurgery Research
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Judges:

Laura Blum, MD, University of Michigan
Kenneth Chakour, MD, University of Chicago
D. Ian English, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Tyler James Jenkins, MD, Northwestern University Medical Center
Kushal Patel, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Patrick Strotman, MD, Loyola University Medical Center
Matthew Tetreault, MD, Rush University Medical Center

Top Presenters:
First Place, Basic Science
Noelle Whyte, MD
The University of Chicago
The Incidence of Skip Lesions in Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Pediatric Patients

First Place, Clinical Science
Jonathan Twu, MD
The University of Chicago
Impact of Variation of Corticosteroid Dose, Injection Site and Multiple Injections on Blood Glucose Measurement in Diabetic Patients


Second Place

Manuel Schubert, MD
University of Michigan
Satellite Cells from the Rotator Cuff Have a Greater Intrinsic Adipogenic Differentiation Capacity than from Other Muscles

Third Place

Brett Rosenthal, MD
Northwestern University
The Use of a Novel Tablet Application to Quantify Dysfunction in
Cervical Myelopathy Patients

Southeast Region Resident Research Symposium

Friday, February 9, 2018


Emory University Orthopedics

Health Sciences Research Building
1760 Haygood Drive
Atlanta, Georgia

​Host:

Scott Boden, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Interim Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics
Director, Emory Orthopaedic & Spine Center
Chief Medical Officer/Chief Quality Officer
Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital

Keynote speaker:

Lee R. Leddy, MD, MSCR
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Program Director
Medical University of South Carolina

Judges:

Letha “Etty” Griffin, MD, PhD, Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic Atlanta
Steven Kane, MD, Wellstar Medical Group
Lee R. Leddy, MD, MSCR, Medical University of South Carolina
James Roberson, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
Mara Schenker, MD, Emory University
Nick Willett, PhD, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology

Top Presenters:
First Place
Jacob Wilson, MD
Emory University Orthopaedics
Frailty and Malnutrition Are Associated with Post-Operative Complications and Mortality in Hip Fracture Patients


Second Place

Rafael Serrano, MD
University of South Florida
Multicenter Retrospective Analysis of Humeral Shaft Fractures:  Are Sarmiento's Results Widely Reproducible?

Third Place (tie)

Adam C. Brekke, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Do Peri-Operative Corticosteroids Reduce the Acute Phase Response After Total Knee Arthroplasty? And Does Tourniquet Use This Effect?

Third Place

T. David Luo, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Radiation-Associated Trabecular Bone Loss in Rats May Be Prevented by Ascorbic Acid Administration