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Duke Orthopaedic Surgery Newsletter | April 7, 2016
Duke Orthopaedic surgeon, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, performs knee replacement surgery on Coach Mike Krzyzewski

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, chief of the Division of Adult Reconstruction at Duke, performed knee surgery on Duke and United States Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski. Dr. Bolognesi was quoted in articles published by more than 12 news outlets, including ESPN, FOX 8, The Boston Herald, The Charlotte Observer, and Yahoo Sports. Read the full story here.
Updates from the March 2016 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Touching Hands Project mission trip to San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Last month, the Touching Hands Project returned to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and included 7 members of the Duke Medical Community: 2 members from Duke Orthopaedics, 2 members from the Duke Hand Therapy staff, and 3 from the Duke anesthesiology team. 

This trip to Honduras was comprised of a special group that bonded from the outset and enjoyed many special memories together; from the busy Sunday clinic seeing over 120 patients, to their community visits that included two orphanages, the inspirational Motivo School, an educational session by the therapists for Genesis Apparel, a tour of Elcatex and Francis/SanMar – and, of course, a week filled with incredible experiences in the operating room. In all, the team performed approximately 122 primary-type procedures in adults and children

Read the full story here.
Will Eward, MD, DVM, published in JAMA
We would like to congratulate Will Eward, MD, DVM, for being published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Researchers Turn to Canine Clinical Trials to Advance Cancer Therapies

About 6 million dogs are diagnosed with cancer each year, and more than half of dogs older than 10 years will develop cancers such as osteosarcoma, lymphoma, or melanoma. Although medicine and veterinary medicine, for the most part, have been viewed as 2 different worlds, with little exchange of information between the two, that is beginning to change. Read the full article here.
Congratulations to Drs. Karas, Riboh, and Garrigues for being published in JBJS Reviews

We would like to congratulate (pictured above, left to right) Vasili Karas, MD, MS; Jonathan C. Riboh, MD; and Grant E. Garrigues, MD, for having their journal article, “Arthroscopic Management of the Stiff Shoulder,” published in the April 2016 edition of JBJS Reviews. Read the full article here.
This Saturday – Adaptive Recreation Open House
April 9, 2016 | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Wilson Center

The Department of Physical Education and Recreation would like to invite Duke students, faculty, and staff to Duke’s first Adaptive Recreation Open House! The goal of the event is to showcase ways in which Duke recreation is accessible to those with disabilities. The event will be held this Saturday, April 9, from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Wilson Center, and will give you an opportunity to learn about how you can get involved with sporting and recreational activities. Get all the details here.
Staff Memorial Service for Dr. William Hardaker
Coding Education Corner
24th Annual J. Leonard Goldner Visiting Professor
April 21, 2016 | SAP Autism at Work Program
You're invited to attend the 8th Annual Emily Berend Adult Reconstruction Symposium!
April 29-30, 2016
Find details for the conference here. Register today!

Register today: Feagin Leadership Forum | May 20-21, 2016
Recent Publications

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke places a strong emphasis on research excellence, focused on generating and implementing new knowledge to improve rehabilitation and musculoskeletal care for people throughout the world.

To see what has been published via PubMed from April 1, 2016, through today, please visit our Publications section of our News & Updates Website! If you do not see your publication listed, please contact Tiffany Nickel at
  • RFP for Course Development Funds: Due April 29 | Bass Connections brings together faculty and students—from all levels and schools—in interdisciplinary research teams. Faculty, graduate and professional students, undergraduates and post-docs apply their skills and perspectives to generate creative solutions to complex problems in five theme areas. In addition to more than 40 project teams each year, Bass Connections offers curricular pathways in each theme, to complement a student’s major or program of study. To augment efforts the themes are already undertaking to build out curricular pathways, Bass Connections has available up to $20,000 centrally to support courses that will enrich the pathways of Bass Connections.
  • 2016 Spring SOM Core Facility Voucher Program: This joint program with the School of Medicine (SOM), the Office of the Provost and Duke Research Computing/Office of Information Technology will offer vouchers in amounts ranging from $500 to $10,000 redeemable for provision of services at SoM core facilities/shared resources. The sources of funding are from the School of Medicine and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR). Read more here.
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