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Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

NEWS RELEASE | Scoliosis Research Society Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

September 21, 2019

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

Scoliosis Research Society Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Milwaukee, WI (September 21, 2019) – During the 54th  Annual Meeting held in Montreal, Canada, September 18-21, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced the 2019-2020 Board of Directors.

Congratulations and a warm welcome to the following members on their election to the 2019-2020 SRS Board of Directors:

Pictured left to right:
Top Row: Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA, President; Muharrem Yazici, MD, President Elect; Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, Vice President; Peter O. Newton, MD, Past President; Todd J. Albert, MD, Past President II
Middle Row: Laurel C. Blakemore, MD, Secretary, Governance Council Chair; Serena S. Hu, MD, Treasurer, Finance Council Chair; Suken A. Shah, MD, Education Council Chair; Marinus de Kleuver, MD, PhD, Research Council Chair
Bottom Row: Lawrence L. Haber, MD, Director at Large; Ronald A. Lehman Jr., MD, Director at Large; Gregory M. Mundis Jr., MD, Director at Large; Ferran Pellisé, MD, PhD, Director at Large; James O. Sanders, MD, Director at Large; John T. Smith, MD, Director at Large

SRS would like to thank the following outgoing Board members for their hard work and leadership throughout their term: Kenneth MC Cheung, MD; J. Abbott Byrd, III, MD; John R. Dimar, II, MD; Ron El-Hawary, MD; Lori Ann Karol, MD; Rajiv K. Sethi, 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.