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Niemeyer Lecture to Focus on
Tendinopathy and Veterinary Academic Careers

Dr. ArnoczkyRenowned orthopaedic researcher Steven Paul Arnoczky, DVM, will present “Unraveling the etiopathogenesis of tendinopathy: A comprehensive research approach,” Nov. 19, 2010, at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. The lecture begins at 8 a.m. in the Adams Conference Center.

Dr. Arnoczky was appointed the Wade O. Brinker Endowed Professor of Surgery at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. He also serves as a professor of surgery at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the director of MSU’s Laboratory for Comparative Orthopaedic Research.

Among his numerous awards and honors, Dr. Arnoczky has received the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award for Orthopaedic Research, the O’Donoghue Award for Sports Medicine Research in both 1982 and 2000, several Cabaud Awards for Research in Sports Medicine, and the Excellence in Research Award; the Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation Zimmer Research Award, the Association of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Neer Award for Research Excellence, the Dow Corning Award for Basic Science Research, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Joseph H. Boyes Award for Outstanding Research, the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award, the J.C. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine, the Michigan State University Distinguished Faculty Award, International Olympic Committee Olympic Academy of Sports Sciences , Herodicus Godfather, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics Award for Outstanding Research in Orthopaedics, and the Academy of Surgical Research Jacob Markowitz Award in Experimental Surgery.

Arnoczky is a diplomate in both the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Arnoczky’s presentation is made possible through the Niemeyer Visiting Lecture Series endowment. The Niemeyers are long-time friends of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine and have been instrumental in its growth to an institution that stands among the best in the nation.

The College is offering one continuing education credit recognized by the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board for attendance at the seminar. Practicing veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians are welcome to attend and will be provided with a certificate of continuing education for their records.

To defray the cost of CE certification, it is suggested that attendees make a donation of $25 to be paid by check to the University of Missouri – Silent Partners Fund of the VMTH. This fund helps defray the cost of care for animals whose owners have demonstrated financial difficulty but whose pet could be significantly helped with medical care.

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