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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

NEWS RELEASE: Scoliosis Research Society Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

October 2, 2017

Contact: Tressa Goulding, Scoliosis Research Society
Phone: 414-289-9107

Scoliosis Research Society Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Milwaukee, WI (September 9, 2017) – During the 52nd Annual Meeting & Course held in Philadelphia, PA, September 6-9, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced the 2017-2018 Board of Directors.

Congratulations and a warm welcome to the following members on their election to the 2017-2018 SRS Board of Directors:

Todd J. Albert, MD

Peter O. Newton, MD
President Elect

Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
Vice President

Kenneth MC Cheung, MD
Past President I


David W. Polly, Jr., MD
Past President II

Mark Weidenbaum, MD
Governance Council Chair

Laurel C. Blakemore, MD
Secretary Elect

J. Abbott Byrd III, MD
Finance Council Chair

Sigurd H. Berven, MD
Director at Large

Douglas C. Burton, MD
Director at Large

Ron El-Hawary, MD
Director at Large

Lori Ann Karol, MD
Director at Large

Hani H. Mhaidli, MD, PhD
Director at Large

Rajiv K. Sethi, MD
Director at Large

John R. Dimar II, MD
Education Council Chair

Frank J. Schwab, MD
Research Council Chair

Marinus De Kleuver, MD, PhD
Research Council Chair Elect







































SRS would like to thank the following outgoing Board members for their hard work and leadership throughout their term: John P. Dormans, MD; Amer Samdani, MD and David Skaggs, 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 for further information.


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