Orthopaedic Surgery


Department News and Events

Melissa Kacena, PhD, receives Fuller Albright Award

Melissa Kacena, PhD, professor of orthopaedic surgery at IU School of Medicine, was honored with the Fuller Albright Award by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. This award is given in recognition of exemplary scientific achievements in the bone and mineral field to researchers under the age of 45. You can read more about Dr. Kacena’s recent work with Bone Healing in Space on the Research Updates blog.

10th annual Richard E. Lindseth Pediatric Orthopaedic Lectureship – Nov. 3

The 10th annual Richard E. Lindseth Pediatric Orthopaedic Lectureship will take place on Friday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Riley Outpatient Center, located in the lower level of Riley Hospital for Children. The lectureship will consist of pediatric orthopaedic case presentations and discussions led by IU School of Medicine faculty and other distinguished academic pediatric orthopaedists.

The local host of the lectureship is Randall Loder, MD, professor of pediatric orthopaedic surgery. This year’s guest speaker is Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH, professor of orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School and associate director of the division of sports medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. For more information, contact Tina Lee, educational programs coordinator, at tinlee@iu.edu. To register, fill out the registration form.

Dr. Myung Selected for IUPUI Next Generation 2.0

Karen Myung, MD, PhD, assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at IU School of Medicine, has been selected as a participant of the 2017-18 class of the IUPUI Next Generation 2.0 leadership initiative. IUPUI Next Generation 2.0 is an intensive leadership development program designed to prepare faculty and prospective staff who are women and/or members of underrepresented populations for positions of leadership and opportunities for advancement at IUPUI and higher education. Over the course of nine months, Dr. Myung, along with the other participants of this initiative, will engage in a rigorous curriculum consisting of dialogue, case studies, skill-building exercises and lectures that encompasses all aspects of leadership in higher education.


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