Keynote Speakers

T. Bradley Edwards, MD

T. Bradley Edwards, MD

Dr. Edwards specializes in disorders of the shoulder including those treated with open and arthroscopic surgery. He is very active in clinical and scientific research. Dr. Edwards has published more than 70 scientific articles and 20 book chapters on topics such as rotator cuff problems, shoulder instability, and shoulder replacement. He has coauthored a textbook on shoulder replacement. He has more than 100 scientific presentations at national and international meetings to his credit. Additionally, he has twice won the prestigious Neer Award in recognition of outstanding clinical science research in the field of shoulder and elbow surgery.

 
Thomas S. Thornhill MD

Thomas S. Thornhill, MD

Dr. Thomas S. Thornhill is the John B. and Buckminster Brown Professor of Orthopedics at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Williams College and Alpha Omega Alpha from Cornell Medical School. Dr. Thornhill maintains an active practice in total hip, total knee, total shoulder and total elbow arthroplasty. His research interests range from the study of immune reactions in arthritis and following joint arthroplasty to joint design and outcome measures following joint replacement. Along with colleagues Drs. Jeffrey Katz and Elena Losina, he co-founded the BWH Orthopedic and Arthritis Center For Outcomes Research (OrACORe) in 2006.

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