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2019 Resident Research Symposia Winners

Top Presenters

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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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 2019 Resident Research Symposia.

Thanks to DePuy Synthes, Zimmer Biomet, Medacta USA and Integra Foundation whose grant support made the 2019 Annual Symposia possible!

California Orthopaedic Association (Annual Meeting)

Sofia Bougioukli, MD
University of Southern California
Lentiviral Gene Therapy for Bone Repair Using Human Umbilical Cord Blood Derived-Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Midwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Friday, April 5, 2019

University of Chicago

Gleacher Center
450 Cityfront Plaza
Chicago, Illinois
Douglas R. Dirschl, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Chicago
Keynote speaker:
Paul A. Tornetta III, MD
Chief, Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Boston University
Top Presenters:
Basic Science
Kevin Sonn, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Effect of Proton Pump Inhibitors on Bone Formation in a Rat Spinal Arthrodesis Model

Stephen Wallace, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Biomechanical Properties of a Novel Mesh Suture in a Cadaveric Flexor Tendon Repair Model

Peter Eggert, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Histologic Evaluation of a Tissue Engineered Osteochondral Defect Repair Technique

Clinical Science
James Bernatz, MD
University of Wisconsin
Osteoporosis is Common and Undertreated Prior to Total Joint Arthroplasty

D. Ian English, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Minimally Invasive Pelvis Ablation and Stabilization for Metastatic Periacetabular Tumors

Joseph Maslak, MD
Northwestern University
The Impact of Sciatica on Over 1 Million United States Medicare Recipients

Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Resident Research Symposium

Friday, May 10, 2019

Top Presenters:
Smitha E. Mathew, MBBS
Mayo Clinic
Is the Axial Spinal Cord Classification Predictive of Intraoperative Neurologic Alert for Pediatric Scoliosis Patients? A Validation Study

Michael Stojanovic, MD
University of Minnesota
Retrospective Analysis of a Modified One-Stage Revision Protocol Compared to a Traditional Two-Stage Revision for the Treatment of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Southern Orthopaedic Association OREF Award Winners

Keith Aziz, MD
Johns Hopkins Orthopedics
Missing Data: How it Affects the Identification of Risk Factors for Shoulder Surgery Complications

Jonathan B. Goodloe, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Variability in Opioid Administration after Fixation of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

Sophia A. Traven, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Elevated BMI Predicts Concurrent Surgical Pathology at the Time of Pediatric ACL Reconstruction

Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA)/OREF Young Investigator Awards

Carol Lin, MD, MA
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Implementing a Geriatric Fracture Program in a Pluralistic Environment

Ryland Kagan, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Mean 10-Year Survivorship, Patient-Reported Outcomes and Satisfaction of a Fixed-Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

Zachary C. Lum, DO
University of California: Davis Medical Center
Females and Long Spinal Fusions Result in Total Hip Arthroplasty