Topic Chairs are a sub-committee reporting to the Program Committee
- ORS Topic Chairs select members to review abstracts for the Annual Meeting.
- Review top scored abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting to create podium and spotlight sessions and NIRA presentations.
- Provide recommendations for spotlight speakers.
- Serve on the NIRA review committee during the Annual Meeting and assist in selecting the NIRA recipients.
TISSUE BASED TOPICS:
Osteoarthritis/Other Forms of Arthroplasty
Co-Chair: Magali Cucchiarini, PhD, Karen King, PhD
Chair: Daniel Kelly, PhD
Cartilage, Synovium & Osteoarthritis
Co-Chairs: Karen Lyons, PhD, Henning Madry, MD
Chair: Amy McNulty, PhD
Co-Chairs: Hani Awad, PhD, Scott Rodeo, MD
Chair: Christopher Mendias, PhD
Co-Chairs: Amarjit Virdi, PhD, Alison Gartland, PhD
Chair: Yang Xia, PhD
Chair: Bingyun Li, PhD
Co-Chairs: Catherine Kuo, PhD, Jeremy J. Mao, PhD
Trauma & Fractures
Co Chairs: Michael Gardner, MD, Matthew Silva, PhD
Chair: Michelle Ghert, MD
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Co-Chairs: Moussa Hamadouche, MD, PhD, Mario Lamontagne, PhD
Chair: Lisa Larkin, PhD
Chair: Andrew Anderson, PhD
Shoulder and Elbow
Chair: Brian Freeley, MD
Co-Chairs: Rita Kandel, MD, Stephen Ferguson, PhD, Edward Vresilovic, MD, PhD
Hand and Wrist
Chair: Roger Cornwall, MD
Foot and Ankle
Chair: Jarrett Cain, DPM, MSc, FACFAS