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NEWS RELEASE: Scoliosis Research Society Announces the 2016 Traveling Fellowship Award Winners

NEWS RELEASE
June 21, 2016

Contact: Tressa Goulding, Scoliosis Research Society
Phone: 414-289-9107 Email:  info@srs.org

Scoliosis Research Society Announces
the 2016 Traveling Fellowship Award Winners

Milwaukee, WI (June 21, 2016) – Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) would like congratulate the 2016 Traveling Fellows, Brice Ilharreborde, MD, PhD of France; Bangping Qian, MD of China; Kota Watanabe, MD, PhD of Japan; and Senior Fellow Keith DK Luk, MD of China, as they embark on their three week visit to spinal deformity centers throughout the US and Canada.

The SRS Traveling Fellowship is an award that sponsors three SRS fellows to visit spinal deformity centers in the different regions. The award alternates between North American fellows (US, Canada, and Mexico) which visit centers in Europe/Asia and international fellows which visit deformity centers in North America. Both trips last three-to-four weeks and end at the SRS Annual Meeting & Course or IMAST if possible. Free meeting registration is included in the award.


SRS 2016 Traveling Fellows, pictured from left to right, Bangping Qian, MD of China; Brice Ilharreborde, MD, PhD of France;
Senior Fellow Keith DK Luk, MD of China and Kota Watanabe, MD, PhD of Japan
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Follow our winners by searching the hashtag #SRSTravelingFellows to see up-to-date social media post and photos of their trip.

Traveling Fellows Itinerary

June 21-24 – San Diego, California, USA
Host: Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Peter O. Newton, MD; Gregory Mundis, MD; Burt Yaszay, MD

June 25-29 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Host: Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS; Stephen Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Albert Yee, MD; Reinhard Zeller, MD, FRCSC

June 30-July 5 – New York, New York, USA
Host: Lawrence G. Lenke, MD

July 6-13 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Host: Vincent Arlet MD, Alexander Vaccaro MD, PhD; Harvey Smith, MD; Amer Samdani MD; John Flynn, MD; Robert Campbell, MD

The Scoliosis Research Society is a non-profit, professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Our primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities. Founded in 1966, SRS has gained recognition as the world's premier spine deformity society. Please visit www.srs.org for further information.

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