ORS 2023: Where science and community meet.

Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, presenters, organizers, and partners for making the ORS 2023 Annual Meeting a success! Over 2,400 attendees enjoyed the science, networking, and education that took place in Dallas.


The Abstract Search can be found here. This page allows you to search for transactions by paper number, year, author’s last name, keywords or any combination of fields within the selected form. You also have the ability to view all records or sorting by year. The search results will be narrowed as more criteria is entered.

Meeting Photos

This year’s Annual Meeting photo gallery is available now! Click here to reminisce and download any pictures you would like for no fee!

Virtual Platform

If you were registered for the 2023 event, you still have access to view all recordings until April 14th, 2023. Just log on to the virtual platform with the unique credentials you received for the virtual platform and click “Schedule” for a list of presentations. If you do not remember your password, email [email protected].

View the list of sessions that are available on the Virtual Platform here.

Were you unable to attend the meeting in person? No problem! Recordings of Podium, Plenary and other Sessions, Workshops and Symposia are available to you on the virtual platform at the following rates:

Members: $229
Emeritus: $55
Non-members: $329

Register to Access Virtual Platform

2023 Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Research Society. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 38.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2023 CME claim form

Congratulations 2023 Award Winners!

ORS Women’s Leadership Forum Award
Michele Marcolongo, PhD
Villanova University

ORS Outstanding Achievement in Mentoring Award
Lawrence J. Bonassar, PhD
Cornell University

ORS Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award
Karen Troy, PhD
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

ORS/OREF Distinguished Investigator Award
Peter C. Amadio, MD
Mayo Clinic

ORS Marshall R. Urist, MD Award
Fergal J. O’Brien BA, BAI, PhD, FAS, CEng, FIEI, FEAMBES, MRIA
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

ORS Alfred R. Shands, Jr., MD Award
Clare Rimnac, PhD
Case Western Reserve University

ORS William H. Harris Award
Jessica Goetz, PhD
University of Iowa
“Chronically Elevated Contact Stress Exposure Correlates with Intra-Articular Cartilage Degeneration in Patients with Concurrent Acetabular Dysplasia and Femoroacetabular Impingement”

Journal of Orthopaedic Research® Excellence in Basic Science
Gustavo A Orozco, Atte S. A. Eskelinen, Joonas P. Kosonen, Matthew S Tanaka, Mingrui Yang, Thomas M. Link, Benjamin Ma, Xiaojuan Li, Alan J. Grodzinsky, Rami K. Korhonen and Petri Tanska

“Shear strain and inflammation-induced fixed charge density loss in the knee joint following ACL injury and reconstruction: a computational study”

Journal of Orthopaedic Research® Excellence in Clinical Science
Mark Paterno, Staci Thomas, Karen Thatcher VanEtten, and Laura C. Schmitt.

“Confidence, Ability to Meet Return to Sport Criteria and Second ACL Injury Risk Associations after ACL-Reconstruction”

Journal of Orthopaedic Research® Excellence in Translational Science
Koen Willemsen, Mariana Tryfonidou, Ralph Sakkers, Rene M. Castelein, Amir A. Zadpoor, Peter Seevinck, Harrie Weinans, Bjorn Meij, Bart C. H. van der Wal

“Patient-specific 3D-printed shelf implant for the treatment of hip dysplasia: anatomical and biomechanical outcomes in a canine model”

Journal of Orthopaedic Research® Early Career Award
Lauren B. Priddy, Laxminarrayaranan Krishman, Marian H. Hettiaratchi, Sukhita Karthman, Sukhita Karthikeyakannan, Nikhil Gupte, Robert E. Guldberg

“Amniotic membrane attenuates heterotopic ossification following high-dose bone morphogenetic protein-2 treatment of segmental bone defects”

JOR Spine Early Career Award
Rebecca Wachs, PhD
University of Nebraska

“Axial hypersensitivity is associated with aberrant nerve sprouting in a novel model of disc degeneration in female Sprague Dawley rats”

JOR Spine Early Career Award
Ben Walter, PhD
The Ohio State University

“Pericellular Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans :Role in Regulating the Biosynthetic Response of Nucleus Pulposus Cells to Osmotic Loading”

Dr. Peter Roughley Award
Jennifer Gansau, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

STRYKER/ORS Women’s Fellowship
Carolyn Chlebek, PhD
MaineHealth Institute for Research

Orthoregeneration Award
Kelsey Collins, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis

Business Innovation Pitch Competition
Dr. Matthew Oldakowski and Intan Oldakowska

Business Innovation Poster Competition Winner
Lucas Engelhardt

2023 Fellows
Richard Debski, PhD
Kathleen Derwin, PhD
Bob Hastings, PE
Johnny Huard, PhD
Edward Schwarz, PhD
Matthew Silva, PhD

NIRA Winners
Benjamin Binder-Markey
Drexel University
Subject Specific Measurements Are Required For Accurate Prediction Of Human Gracilis Muscle Active And Passive Mechanical Properties

Patrick Carry
University of Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus When 1 + 1 Does Not Equal 2: Special Considerations Are Required For Inclusion Of Patients With Bilateral Conditions In Orthopedic Research Studies

Sade Clayton
Washington University at St. Louis
Multi-modal Transcriptomic Analyses Of The Mouse Intervertebral Disc Following Injury Reveals A Temporally Distinct Cascade Of Infiltrating Immune Cells

Jenny Dorich
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
A Methodology For Developing Outcome Measures Aligned With Orthopaedic Patients’ Desired Outcomes

Kristine Fischenich
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Onset Of Skeletal Deformities In A Rabbit Model Of Growth Plate Injury Is Delayed With A 3d Printed Biomimetic Composite

Nicole Gould
Washington University in St. Louis
Proliferation Of Early And Mature Osteoblasts Is Required For Fracture Callus Mineralization

David Jordan
University of Arizona
Dynamic Response Of The First Carpometacarpal Joint During Pinching

Jason Marvin
Cornell University
Recombinant Protein Therapeutic Derived From Proteomic Analyses Of The MRL/MpJ Tendon Extracellular Matrix And Secretome Promotes Regenerative Behavior Across Tendon Cell Species

Sungmin Nam
Harvard University
Implantable Tissue-Interfacing Automatic Stimulation Device For Mechanotherapy To Prevent Disuse Muscle Atrophy

Joseph Roberts
Emory University
Modulation Of The Gut Microbiota With Bifidobacterium Longum Accelerates Bone Repair In Aged Mice

Joanna Sadowska
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
When Bacteria Meets Nanotechnology: Development Of Antibiotic-free Antimicrobial Scaffolds For Effective Delivery Of Osteogenic Genes To Simultaneously Treat And Regenerate Infected Bone Tissue

Brett Steineman
Hospital for Special Surgery
Geometric MRI-derived Biomarkers As Predictors Of Changes In Joint Mechanics After Partial Meniscectomy: A Statistically Augmented Computational Approach

Vincentius Suhardi
Hospital for Special Surgery
Leptin Receptor Expressing Cells Are Present In Fibrotic Tissue At Both Implant-to-bone And Bone-to-bone Interfaces

Hannah Swahn
Scripps Research Institute
Disease-related Changes In The Cellular Landscape Of Human Intervertebral Disc

Catherine Yuh
Rush University Medical Center
The Relationship Between Disease Severity And Tissue Expression In The Cam Lesion And Capsule Tissues Retrieved From Patients Hips With Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome