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Board of Directors:

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Dr. Vert Mooney , M.D.
Chair, Board of Directors


2008 ISSLS - Lifetime Achievement Award Recepient

(1931-2009)

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Leonard N. Matheson, Ph.D.,
Member, Board of Directors

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Scott Leggett, M.S.,
Member, Board of Directors

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Ted Dreisinger, Ph.D.,
Member, Board of Directors

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John M. Mayer, D.C., Ph.D.
Director of Research

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Joe Verna, D.C.,
Member, Board of Directors


Liftetime Achievement Award!

PRESS RELEASE

San Diego spine surgeon receives

Lifetime Achievement Award!

 

Press Release - March 21, 2008 - San Diego, CA - The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) has awarded the 2008 Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award in Lumbar Spine Research

to Dr. Vert Mooney of the US Spine&Sport Foundation in San Diego, CA.

 

Award: ISSLS Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award for Lumbar Spine Research


Award: The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine

The purpose of the ISSLS, a non-profit organization founded in 1974, is to bring together those individuals throughout the world, who, by their contributions and activities both in the area of research and clinicalstudy, have, or are indicating interest in the lumbar spine in health and in disease. Its further purpose is to serve as a forum for the exchange of information of both an investigative and clinical nature which relates to low back pain and disability.  (http://www.issls.org)

Award History:

  • 2000: Professor Alf Nachemson of Sweden
  • 2001: Dr. John Frymoyer of Burlington, VT, USA
  • 2002: Dr. Gunnar Andersson of Chicago, IL, USA
  • 2003: Dr. Malcolm Pope of Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 2004: Dr. Kiyoshi Kaneda of Sapporo, Japan
  • 2005: Dr. Manohar Panjabi of New Haven, CT, USA
  • 2006: Dr. James Weinstein of Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH, USA
  • 2007: Dr. Jill Urban, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • Overview of Services:

    U.S. Spine & Sport Foundation offers a variety of services related to the non-operative care of musculoskeletal disorders including:

    • Independently conducting original basic science research and clinical trials.

    • Developing experimental design, preparing institutional review board applications, and assisting with data collection and analysis for collaborating entities.

    • Conducting annual symposium and continuing education seminars for health providers, and local community health education seminars for the general public.

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