ORS Pennsylvania & Northeast Regional Meet & Greet
in collaboration with
Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Hosted by:
Michael Hast, PhD, ORS Ambassador & Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders (PCMD)

All ORS members and non-members from around the area are invited to join Dr. Michael Hast, Dr. Cathy S. Carlson, PCMD, and more for an evening of networking!

Meet & Greet Location
City Tap House®
3925 Walnut Street, Radian Balcony
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The City Tap House® is approximately a 10 minute walk from the John Morgan Building.

From Center City
Take Walnut Street all the way to 39thStreet, we are located on the right side (north side) of the street on the second floor balcony of the Radian building. A street level entrance leading to our elevator is located within the quadrangle of retail stores, in between Capo Giro and Jimmy Johns.

Street parking and garage parking just across 40th street attached to the Fresh Grocer complex are available.

Public Transit
The subway, Market-Frankford “Blue” Line has a stop at 40th and Market Street as well as the SEPTA bus 21 stops at 40th and Walnut Street.



Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders (PCMD) Visiting Professorship Seminar Series
Hosted by PCMD

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

All attendees are also invited to join fellow colleagues for the next seminar as part of the PCMD Visiting Professorship Seminar Series featuring:

Comparative and MRI Studies of Developmental Orthopedic Disease
Cathy Carlson, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Professor and Chair, Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Lab tours will be arranged to provide fresh opportunities for new collaborations with the PCMD. 

Seminar Location
John Morgan Building, Class of ’62 Auditorium
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Cathy S. Carlson received a DVM degree at the University of Minnesota and completed a PhD degree and 3-year postdoctoral fellowship at North Caroline State University; she is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology. Dr. Carlson was a member of the faculty of the Department of Comparative Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina for eight years before accepting a faculty position at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, where she currently holds the position of Professor and Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.  Dr. Carlson’s research focuses on orthopaedic diseases, primarily osteoarthritis and osteochondrosis, and has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for over 30 years. She has published 4 book chapters and over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has served on many NIH grant review panels.

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The meet & greet and seminar are both free to attend. However, advanced registration is required and space is limited for both. 

ORS Members and non-members who have attended a past ORS meeting/event/course will login as an existing user. If this is your first time attending an ORS meeting/event/course, you will be required to create an account. By completing the registration form, this will ensure attendees to receive updates and communications regarding the meet & greet and seminar. 

Attendees will have the option to register for either or both events through the form.  

Registration deadline: Monday, October 15

Thank you to the following symposium supporter: