OREF Corporate Associates Program


Support OREF and advance orthopaedic research.
OREF invites you to consider one or more initiatives in each of three support levels that contribute to better orthopaedic outcomes and a better quality of life for everyone.

OREF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  OREF research applications are held to the highest standards through a mandatory, independent peer-review process, which is modeled on the same stringent parameters that govern National Institutes of Health grants.

Partner with OREF to continue orthopaedic advancements
As the one foundation serving all of orthopaedics, OREF offers a full range of opportunities for leadership and corporate citizenship


We look forward to exploring the possibilities of partnering with you.

Sharon Mellor, PhD, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
(847) 430-5110

Ivy Gard
Director, Corporate Development and Strategic Philanthropy
(847) 430-5103

Corporate Development Committee

Thomas P. Schmalzried, MD
    Los Angeles, CA

Paul M. Apyan, MD 
    Chattanooga, TN

Mr. Jeffrey R. Binder 
    Warsaw, IN

Mr. Bill Champion 
    Omaha, NE

Lawrence D. Dorr, MD 
    Inglewood, CA

A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil.(Oxon)
    Cleveland, OH

Mr. Lawrence Gross
    Columbia, MO

Khaled J. Saleh, MD 
    Springfield, IL

Mr. Richard R. Tarr
    Kannapolis, NC

Kimberly J. Templeton, MD 
    Kansas City, KS



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