Awards & Honors for the Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory

Charles Bragdon, PhD, in collaboration with Harry Rubash, MD, Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD, William Harris, MD, Henrik Malchau, MD, PhD, Michael Doerner, BS, & Bryan Jarrett, BS, was awarded the 2012 Hip Society Charnley Award for his work "Clinical Multi-center Studies of the Wear Performance of Highly Crosslinked Remelted Polyethylene in THR." The Charnley Award is given for research, either clinical or basic, which focuses on important advances in the management of hip disorders.

Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD was awarded the prestigious 2011 Kappa Delta Award by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for his research Evidence-based Approach in Understanding ‘Pseudotumors’ in Metal-on Metal Hip Replacements. Since their inception in 1947, the Kappa Delta Awards are bestowed by the Academy for outstanding research in Orthopaedic surgery that is of the highest significance and impact. It is the highest award in Orthopaedic research in the nation.

Ebru Oral, PhD was awarded the 2011 HAP Paul Award, which is given by the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, for her work Novel Active Stabilization Technology in Highly Cross-linked UHMWPEs for Superior Stability. The HAP Paul Award is given for research that outlines new developments in the field of Arthroplasty.

Ebru Oral, PhD was honored as the 2011 Claflin Distinguished Scholar for her work Porous-backed polyethylene with improved fatigue strength as an alternative to catastrophically failed metal-on-metal joint implants. The Claflin Award is presented to outstanding women scientists.

Henrik Malchau, MD, PhD was awarded the 2010 Hip Society Charnley Award for his work Cup Positioning at a Tertiary Hospital: Risk Factors for Malpositioning. The Charnley Award is given for innovative research, either clinical or basic, which focuses on important advances in the management of hip disorders.