BMUS Steering Committee

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Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, Co-Chair
Ignacio V. Ponseti Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Spinal Deformity
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Edward H. Yelin, PhD, Co-Chair
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Gunnar B.J. Andersson, MD, PhD
The Ronald L. DeWald, MD Professor and Chairman Emeritus
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Sigurd Berven, MD
Associate Professor in Residence
University of California San Francisco
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
San Francisco, CA
Scoliosis Research Society

Leigh Callahan, PhD                 
Professor, Medical and Social Medicine
Thurston Arthritis Research Center
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Paul Dougherty, DC
Staff Chiropractor, Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Chair, Pain Oversight Committee
Professor, New York Chiropractic College
Department Of Chiropractic Clinical Sciences
Newark, NY
American Chiropractic Association

Paul W. Esposito, MD  
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedics
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Omaha, NE
American Academy of Pediatrics

Julie M. Fritz, PhD, ATC  
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
American Physical Therapy Association

Marian T. Hannan DSc, MPH  
Senior Scientist
Harvard Medical School
Musculoskeletal Research Institute for Aging Research
Hebrew SeniorLife
Boston, MA

Michael Henrickson, MD, MPH
Director of Telehealth
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Division of Rheumatology
Cincinnati, OH
American Academy of Pediatrics

Matthew Hepler, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon-Spine Specialist
Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, Inc.
Boynton Beach, FL, FL
Scoliosis Research Society

Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH  
Professor of Medicine
Head, Division of Rheum. & Clinical Immunology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Jonathan Kirschner, MD, RMSK
Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine
Weill College of Medicine
New York, NY
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Anne C. Looker, PhD
Senior Research Scientist/Distinguished Consultant
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics
National Center Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Hyattsville, MD

Erica L. Odom, DrPH, MPH
Public Health Analysis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Alexis Ogdie, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Joseph P. O'Brien, MBA
President & CEO
National Scoliosis Foundation
Stoughton, MA

Bret D. Owens, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Andrew N. Pollak, MD
Department of Orthopedic Trauma
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Association

J. Edward Puzas, PhD
Senior Associate Dean, Research
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Patricia Quinlan, DNSc, MPA, CPHQ
Director of Nursing Education and Research
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY
National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Scott B. Rosenfeld, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Scoliosis
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, TX
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Kimberly J. Templeton, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Musculoskeletal Oncology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Paul A. Ullucci, Jr., PT, PhD, DPT, ATC, SCS, CSCS
Assistant Professor
Musculoskeletal Care Clinic Director
Department of Physical Therapy
California State University, Fresno
Fresno, CA
National Athletic Trainers’ Association

John Ventura, DC
Rochester Chiropractic Group, LLP
Rochester, NY
American Chiropractic Association