This summer time UConn Well being dental and orthopedic college and workers have been applauded on the native and nationwide stage for his or her accomplishments.
AOSSM Corridor of Fame Inductee
Dr. Robert Arceiro, chief, Sports activities Drugs Division, Division of Orthopedic Surgical procedure, UConn Well being was inducted into the Corridor of Fame of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and obtained the Robert E. Leach, MD Sports activities Drugs Management Award on the 49th annual assembly of the AOSSM.
In 2001, AOSSM established the Corridor of Fame to honor members of the orthopedic sports activities medication neighborhood who’ve contributed considerably to the specialty and set themselves aside. Being inducted into the Corridor of Fame is without doubt one of the highest honors given to a Society member.
The Robert E. Leach, MD Sports activities Drugs Management Award (previously Mr. Sports activities Drugs Award) is given to a person who has supplied excellent service within the orthopedic neighborhood and made quite a few contributions to the specialty of sports activities medication. The recipient is chosen by the AOSSM President, President-elect, and Vice President. The winner receives a $5,000 donation to his/her charity of selection, an award plaque, and a 15-minute award presentation/recap of the person’s profession on the Annual Assembly.
Dental Researcher and Educator Acknowledged as “Rising Star”
Eliane Dutra, DDS, MSD, PhD, and assistant professor of Orthodontics within the UConn Faculty of Dental Drugs, has obtained the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2021 Rising Star Award, which incorporates $50,000 in funding centered on analysis she is conducting along with her ongoing KO1 initiatives.
ASBMR’s mission is to advertise excellence in bone, mineral, and musculoskeletal analysis, foster integration of medical and fundamental science, and facilitate the interpretation of that science to well being care and medical observe. The ASBMR Rising Star Awards present funding to physician-scientists within the bone subject who’ve already been acknowledged by NIH “Ok awards” and different comparable worldwide skilled growth packages.
Dental Practitioner Named Oral Well being Hero
The Connecticut Dental Health Partnership (CDHP) has acknowledged Heather Sperry, medical observe supervisor, UConn Faculty of Dental Drugs, with its “Oral Well being Hero” Award. This recognition lauds Sperry for demonstrating dedication, dedication, and keenness in offering glorious oral well being companies to HUSKY Well being members, in collaboration with CDHP.