Scoliosis Research Society - Kyoto 2010
Members of the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders just returned from a very productive meeting of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society held in Kyoto, Japan September 21-24, 2010. Our staff was involved in over a dozen oral presentations or electronic poster exhibits. This hard work was celebrated by our team as shown during one of the social events of the annual meeting.
Shown from bottom left are: Samuel R. Schroerlucke, M.D. (Clinical Fellow 2009-2010), Jeff Pawelek, B.S. (Research Director), Gregory M. Mundis, Jr, M.D., Ramin Bagheri, M.D. Top row from the left: Nasrin Owsia Akbarnia, M.D.(Dr. Akbarniaís Wife), Behrooz A. Akbarnia, M.D. and Vaale Gafori, M.D. (Dr. Bagheriís wife).
Dr. Akbarnia appears with past, present and future Treasurers of the Scoliosis Research Society dating back to 1993 during the Kyoto Annual Meeting in September 2010.
From the left are: Paul Sponseller, M.D. (Treasurer-Elect), Behrooz Akbarnia, M.D., Courtney Brown, M.D., Steven Mardjetko, M.D. (Treasurer), Richard McCarthy, M.D., William Carr, M.D. and John Brown, M.D.
Dr. Akbarnia and his wife, Nasrin Owsia Akbarnia, M.D. along with Japanís Local Host, Nobumasa Suzuki, M.D. and his wife Sumiko at the Leadership Dinner during the Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Japan in September, 2010