Saturday, February 5
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Peter Amadio, MD
President, Orthopaedic Research Society

Honoring the 2022 Guest Nation – The United Kingdom

The Guest Nation Program honors our colleagues in the United Kingdom and recognizes their contributions to the field of musculoskeletal research and orthopaedic care.

Honoring the 2022 Guest Clinical Society – Orthopaedic Trauma Association

The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has been selected to be our ORS 2022 Guest Clinical Society. OTA members have contributed significantly to field of orthopaedic research. Bringing our organizations together in our new Guest Clinical Society program will only strengthen those bonds and improve collaboration toward our common goals.

Keynote Speaker
Lindsey A. Criswell, MD, MPH, DSc

Dr. Criswell became Director of NIAMS in February, 2021. Previously, she served as vice chancellor of research at the University of California, San Francisco, as well as professor of rheumatology, and professor of orofacial sciences. Her research focuses on the genetics and epidemiology of human autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. She also has mentored many students and junior faculty to independent research careers. Dr. Criswell earned a bachelor’s degree in genetics and a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley; a DSc in genetic epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Rotterdam; and an M.D. from UCSF. Dr. Criswell is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.