Dr. Lawrence Lenke and Team Win Prestigious Whitecloud Award at 2018 IMAST

International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques logo.
International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques logo.

Columbia Orthopedics Chief of the Spine Division, Lawrence G. Lenke, MD, along with J. Alex Sielatycki, MD, Comprehensive Spine fellow; Eduardo Beauchamp, MD, Advanced Pediatric Spinal Deformity fellow; and Meghan Cerpa, MPH, research coordinator, won the prestigious Thomas Whitecloud Award at the 2018 International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). The award was presented for their paper "The Relative Curve Correction is More Important than UIV Selection for Shoulder Balance in Lenke Type 1 and 2 AIS," where Dr. Sielatycki was the first author and presenter.

The Whitecloud Award is given to the best basic and clinical science papers at IMAST, one of the most important spine research meetings of the year. The meeting is presented by the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) and was held in Los Angeles from July 11-14.

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