1st International Thumb Osteoarthritis Workshop
October 25 - 26, 2013
Hotel Viking Newport
Newport, Rhode Island
As a researcher or clinician with an interest in thumb function, we cordially invite you to attend the First International Thumb Osteoarthritis Workshop (ITOW).
The purpose of the ITOW is to disseminate basic science and clinical research on thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis, and to identify high-yield areas of research that have the potential to transform patient care. Tentative topic areas include: normal and pathologic anatomy, biomechanics, cartilage biology, neuromuscular control, diagnosis, clinical staging, treatment, outcome assessment, and clinical study design.
You are encouraged to submit an abstract by July 1, 2013. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION - please use the template provided. Feel free to forward this invitation to colleagues you think would contribute to the workshop.
Early Registration - $375 (Deadline, June 1, 2013)
Late Registration - $425 (Deadline, August 1, 2013)
(The conference is limited to 60 participants. On-site registration will not be available.)
Registration includes the complete scientific program, a reception on Thursday, October 24, breakfast and lunch on October 25th and 26th, and a banquet on Friday, October 25. The banquet will be held in Restoration Hall, the main teaching facility at the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS).
Matt Tocheri PhD, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Dr. Tocheri is a paleoanthropologist whose research interests focus on the evolutionary history and functional morphology of the human and great ape family, the Hominidae. His work on the wrist of Homo floresiensis, the so-called 'hobbits' of human evolution, received worldwide attention after it was published in 2007 in the journal Science.
David Felson MD, MPH, Boston University
Dr. Felson is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Boston University Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center and the Boston University Multidisciplinary Research Center. An expert on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of osteoarthritis, Dr. Felson has led numerous large cohort studies in osteoarthritis, with the goal of elucidating risk factors for the disease, as well as its natural history.
J.J. Trey Crisco, PhD
Amy L. Ladd MD
Arnold-Peter C. Weiss MD
October 24, 2013
|6:00-8:00 pm||Welcome Reception
October 25, 2013
|8:00 am -6:00 pm||Podium Presentations and Keynote Lectures|
|6:30 pm||Lobster and Clam Bake Banquet|
October 26, 2013
|8:00 am - 2:00 pm||Podim Presentation & Keynote Lecture|
All other inquiries can be directed to the Brown CME office - Kelli_Landry@brown.edu or by calling 401-863-3337.