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SPRI Sports Medicine Fellow Awarded International Research Award in Munich

From SPRI Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD:

"It is my pleasure as the sports medicine fellowship deputy director to announce that a SPRI sports medicine fellow was awarded an international fellow research award this past Saturday in Munich, Germany.

Since the opening of the new SPRI Laboratories in 2011, there have been two fellowship classes that have had the opportunity to perform quality research within BioMedical Engineering, and the second fellowship class with a member to win an international award.

Dr. Jeff Padalecki (Class of 2012)

Albert Trillat Young Investigator's Award from ISAKOS (Toronto, Canada)
- Biomechanical Consequences of a Complete Radial Tear Near the Medial Meniscus Posterior Root Attachment Site: In-Situ Pullout Repair Restores Derangement of Joint Mechanics
- This award provides recognition for a young researcher who has done outstanding clinical laboratory research contributing to the understanding, care or prevention of injuries to the knee.

Dr. Jeff Nepple (Class of 2013)

Richard N. Villar Trainee Excellence in Clinical Research Award from ISHA (Munich, Germany)
- The Effect of an Acetabular Labral Tear, Repair, Resection, and Reconstruction on the Hip Fluid Seal
- The ISHA Awards were created with the intention to stimulate and reward younger researchers who contribute high-quality data and presentations.

Congratulations to all our research teams who support fellow research and have a great week!"

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