Congratulations to Dr. Steve Olson and the Kappa Delta award winners, Farshid Guilak, PhD; Janet Huebner, MS; Bridgette Furman, BS; and Virginia Kraus, MD, PhD., for their research on posttraumatic arthritis (PTA). Dr. Olson and his colleagues were honored with the 2015 Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughan Award presented at a ceremony in last week’s AAOS conference in Las Vegas.
Kappa Delta award winners from left to right: Farshid Guilak, PhD; Janet Huebner, MS; Bridgette Furman, BS; Steven A. Olson, MD; and Virginia Kraus, MD, PhD.
The team was also recognized in This Week Orthopaedics (RYY Publications) as the AAOS Award Winning Paper Presented Stunning Conclusion:
This year’s $20,000 Kappa Delta Sorority Award winning paper looked at the problem of post-traumatic arthritis of the knee in a new and novel way and may well have uncovered a remarkable new therapy or approach to preventing arthritis in knee trauma cases.