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2019 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 2019 Resident Research Symposia.

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

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