Division 6: Midwest
Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Recent Activity and Upcoming Events
Division 6 Supports Local Research at ACFAS Annual Conference
ACFAS Division 6 provided support for the following poster presentations at the recent ACFAS Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in February. Click on the title of the poster to see an electronic version:
Title: Offloading the Lateral Calcaneal Artery Flap: a Case Study
Authors: Roger Drown, DPM, AACFAS; Eric Temple, DPM; Tim Holcomb, DPM; Colin Pehde, DPM, FACFAS
Title: Surgical Correction of Checkrein Deformity Following Malaligned Distal Tibia Fracture
Authors: Eric Barp, DPM, FACFAS; Eric Temple, DPM; Timothy Holcomb, DPM
Title: Traumatic Hallux Varus Following Rupture of Adductor Hallucis Tendon
Authors: Eric Barp, DPM, FACFAS; Eric Temple, DPM; Roger Drown, DPM, AACFAS
Congratulations on the authors for their research efforts. ACFAS Division 6 will be providing funding again for ACFAS Resident Members presenting poster research at the 2014 Annual Scientific Conference in Orlando.
ACFAS Division 6 Supports Student Scholars to the Annual Scientific Conference
The Division Presidents Council recently approved creation of the “Division Scholars”: students chosen from each of the nine podiatric medical schools deemed future leaders, and deserving of a scholarship to attend the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference.
The ACFAS Division 6 Scholars for 2013 were Anne Stroze, from Scholl College (pictured with Scott Nelson, DPM, FACFAS, Division 6 President); and Alyssa Roskop, from DMU.
Congratulations to Anne and Alyssa on being chosen as ACFAS 2013 Division Scholars!
ACFAS Division 6 Election Results
Dear ACFAS Division 6 “Midwest” Members:
The election is closed, the ballots have been counted, and the new ACFAS Division 6 Secretary is:
Jeffrey R. Baker, DPM, FACFAS
Congratulations to Dr. Baker! His term commenced at the Division 6 Membership Meeting at the Annual Scientific Conference in February. Many thanks to all three candidates for their interest in becoming involved in ACFAS Division 6, and to all of the ACFAS Members who took a moment to vote.