Milwaukee, WI – During the 58th SRS Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington USA, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced a new award category in honor of member Douglas Burton, MD for the Best Adult Deformity Article in the Spine Deformity Journal.
The Douglas Burton award winner for 2023 best Adult Spine Deformity manuscript published in Spine Deformity is Proximal junctional failure after surgical instrumentation in adult spinal deformity: biomechanical assessment of proximal instrumentation stiffness
This work will be recognized at the Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting September 10 - 14, 2024 in Barcelona, Spain.
Listen to the paper authors discuss winning this award on the latest episode of Scoliosis Dialogues: An SRS Podcast.
About Douglas Burton
Dr. Burton is an SRS Lifetime Achievement Award winner for distinguished service to the Society, as well as significant contributions to spinal deformity care.
Dr. Burton has been an active fellow in the SRS since 2004 and currently serves as the Research Council Chair and member of the Executive Committee. At the SRS Annual Meeting and IMAST, he has been honored with the Hibbs, Goldstein, Moe, and Whitecloud Awards.
His research interests include the development of disease specific health related quality of life instruments and the study of complications and outcomes associated with spinal deformity surgery. He has authored or co-authored over 300 peer reviewed publications and serves as a Deputy Editor of Spine Deformity, the official journal of the Scoliosis Research Society.
About Scoliosis Research Society
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. Also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.