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Renowned Iowa Orthopaedic Surgeon, John Albright, MD, Inducted into Sports Medicine Hall of Fame
Date:7/2/2008

University of Iowa sports medicine specialist, John Albright, MD, will join three other physicians as a 2008 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame inductee.

Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 2, 2008 -- University of Iowa sports medicine specialist, John Albright, MD, will join three other physicians as a 2008 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame inductee. The induction takes place July 13, 2008 at the AOSSM Annual Meeting in Orlando.

It was Dr. Albright’s vision of incorporating the skills of physicians and athletic training staff into the establishment of the University of Iowa Sports Medicine Service in 1980. Essential to this system of care was the development of the Sports Injury Monitoring System (S.I.M.S) which analyzed patient progress, produced weekly injury updates, and has served as the basis for many epidemiologic studies, both at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) and throughout the Big 10 Conference.

Dr. Albright also established the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship and the annual Hawkeye Sports Medicine Symposium at the UIHC in the early 1980s. As the clinical director of the educational program, he introduced a lecture series at the University for athletic trainers and incorporated the curriculum into the Orthopaedic Department. Through this program the athletic trainer students became extensively exposed to musculoskeletal problems not only on the field, but in outpatient clinics and the operating room. This exposure created a greater cooperation between the athletic training staff and orthopaedic doctors.

Throughout his career he has authored more than 150 publications and abstracts; given almost 250 presentations worldwide; has been awarded several AOSSM awards for excellence in research, leadership and teaching; held a U.S. patent for an arthroscopic double-barrel meniscus suturing device; developed several innovative surgical techniques for knee problems; developed the Iowa knee brace and a hamstring proprioception-based pivot-shift control program for the ACL deficient knee. He has also mentored research efforts of numerous athletic training graduate students, more than 40 other graduate students including Ph.D. and master’s degree candidates, as well as innumerable, medical students, orthopaedic residents and sports medicine fellows.

Dr. Albright currently serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Sports Medicine, and the Journal of Techniques in Knee Surgery and a reviewer for numerous other scientific journals. Since 1975, he has been a case selector and oral examiner for the ABOS Sports Medicine Panel. He is also the chairman of the Research Grant Sub-committee of the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Committee and a current member of the AOSSM research committee.

Dr. Albright was born in 1941, in Aurora, Illinois. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Illinois in 1963 and his M.D. from Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, in Chicago in 1967. He attended Yale University College of Medicine for a one-year surgical internship followed by an academically oriented three-year orthopaedic residency. These clinical years were followed by an appointment as a research fellow at Yale in the National Institutes of Health. Post Doctoral Program investigating bone turnover in metabolic bone diseases. In 1972, he joined the University of Iowa faculty as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics. He currently serves as a professor in the UIHC sports medicine center and lives in Iowa City with his wife Marcy.

AOSSM established the Hall of Fame in 2001 to honor members of the orthopaedic sports medicine community who have contributed significantly to the specialty. Nominations are submitted by AOSSM members and reviewed by and selected by the Hall of Fame subcommittee.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication and fellowship, and includes national and international orthopaedic sports medicine leaders. The Society works closely with many other sports medicine specialists, including athletic trainers, physical therapists, family physicians, and others to improve the identification, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

For more information, please contact AOSSM Director of Communications Lisa Weisenberger at 847/292-4900, or e-mail her at lisa @ sportsmed.org. You can also visit the AOSSM Web site at www.sportsmed.org.

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