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NEWS RELEASE | Scoliosis Research Society Announces the Winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards

September 14, 2020

Contact: Ashtin Neuschaefer, CAE, Scoliosis Research Society
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Scoliosis Research Society Announces the Winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards

Milwaukee, WI (September 14, 2020) – During the 55th Annual Meeting held virtually, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced the winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards. Named after pioneers in scoliosis surgery, the awards are given to the best basic research and best clinical research papers.

Nominees for the awards are selected by the Program Committee from the submitted 2020 abstracts for SRS Annual Meeting. The nominees are invited to submit their paper’s manuscript which is reviewed by the Program Committee. During the meeting, attendees vote for their favorite presentation via the SRS Annual Meeting app and the popular votes and manuscript scores are taken into consideration by the Program Committee, who select the final winners. This year’s winners are:

Russell A. Hibbs Best Basic Research Paper Award:
A Novel Imaging Study to Quantify Respiratory Function in Early Onset Scoliosis-Introducing Quantitative Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (QdMRI)
Yubing Tong, PhD; Jayaram K. Udupa, PhD; Joseph M. McDonough, MS; Caiyun Wu, MS; Catherine Qiu, MS; Carina Lott, MS; Nirupa Galagedera, BA; Jason B. Anari, MD; Drew A. Torigian, MA; Patrick J. Cahill, MD

Russell A. Hibbs Best Clinical Research Paper Award:
Complications Following Posterior Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Prospective 10-Year Follow-Up Study
Arun R. Hariharan, MD; Suken A. Shah, MD; Margaret Baldwin, MD; Joseph Petfield, MD; Burt Yaszay, MD; Peter O. Newton, MD; Baron Lonner, MD; Firoz Miyanji, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA; Amer F. Samdani, MD

John H. Moe Best Basic Research Poster Award:
3D Classification of the Right Thoracic Scoliotic Spine by the Means of Two View Spinal Radiographs: A Validation Study
Saba Pasha, PhD; Keith Baldwin, MD; Jason B. Anari, MD; Victor Ho-Fung, MD

Louis A. Goldstein Best Clinical Research Poster Award:
Definitive Fusions are Better than Growth Friendly Procedures for Juvenile Patients with Cerebral Palsy and Scoliosis: A Prospective Comparative Cohort Study
Arun R. Hariharan, MD; Suken A. Shah, MD; Joseph Petfield, MD; Margaret Baldwin, MD; Carlos Pargas, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD; Burt Yaszay, MD; Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD; Patrick J. Cahill, MD; Tracey P. Bastrom, MA; Geraldine I. Neiss, PhD; Harms Study Group ; Pediatric Spine Study Group

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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