INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC
DIVERSITY ALLIANCE

 

We are honoured to include among our membership many Orthopaedic Surgeons in leadership who are actively working to improve cultural and gender diversity in Orthopaedic Surgery, including 

past, present and future Orthopaedic Association Presidents:

KRISTY WEBER

Past President
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

VIVIAN PC CHYE

President
Malaysian Orthopaedic Association

KATRE MAASALU

President
Estonian Orthopaedic Association

BIRGITTA EKSTRAND

President
Swedish Orthopaedic Association

LI FELLÄNDER-TSAI

Past President
Swedish Orthopaedic Association

ADRIAAN VAN ZYL

Past President
South African Orthopaedic Association

IAN INCOLL

Past President
Australian Orthopaedic Association

ANNETTE HOLIAN

Second Vice-President
Australian Orthopaedic Association

LAURIE HIEMSTRA

Vice-President
Canadian Orthopaedic Association

DEBORAH EASTWOOD

Vice-President
British Orthopaedic Association

MEMBERS


NORTH AMERICA

JULIE BALCH SAMORA

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ohio State University College of Medicine
VP Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, AAOS Diversity Advisory Board

JONATHAN P. BRAMAN

University of Minnesota Medical Centre

FREDDIE FU

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

ANTHONY 'AJ' JOHNSON

Clinical Director & Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Director, Dell Medical School   
AAOS Diversity Advisory Board

LISA LATTANZA

Professor and Vice-Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery UCSF Medical Center Chief of Hand, Elbow and Upper Extremity Surgery, San Francisco, California
President & Co-Founder, The Perry Initiative
Past President, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society.

ELIZABETH MATZKIN

Surgical Director, Women's Musculoskeletal Health, Brigham & Women’s/Mass General
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

MARY MULCAHEY

Director, Women's Sports Medicine Program; Associate Professor; Assistant Program
Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA

RONALD A. NAVARRO

Regional Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery for Southern California with Kaiser Permanente
Past Board Member AAOS
Past President California Orthopaedic Association
American Association Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member

MARY O'CONNOR

Director, Centre for Musculoskeletal Care, Yale School of Medicine

COLLEEN SABATINI

Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
J.Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society Board Member
Chair, AAOS International Committee

MATT SCHMITZ

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center

ERICA TAYLOR

Duke University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics, Chair of Diversity and Inclusion
Duke Raleigh Hospital Orthopaedic, Medical Director

KIRSTY WEBER

AAOS PAST PRESIDENT

Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology at Penn Medicine

JENNIFER WEISS

Assistant Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles Medical Centre

CANADA

LAURIE HIEMSTRA

VICE PRESIDENT CANADIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

Assistant Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles Medical Centre

EUROPE

KATRE MAASALU

ESTONIA

PRESIDENT, ESTONIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION PhD

Department of Traumatology & Orthopaedics, University of Tartu

SYBILLE FACCA

FRANCE

Department of Hand Surgery, SOS Hand
University Hospital of Strasbourg

PHILIPPE LIVERNAUX

FRANCE

Professor of Orthopaedics & Hand Surgery, University Hospital  of Strasbourg
Past President, French Hand Society

DAFINA BYTYQUI

PhD, University Clinical Centre of Kosovo, Pristina

KOSOVO

LI FELLÄNDER-TSAI

SWEDEN

EFORT, Second Vice President, PAST PRESIDENT SWEDISH ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

BIRGITTA EKSTRAND

SWEDEN

PRESIDENT, SWEDISH ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jönköping

MATTHEW BROWN

Hand Fellow, Edinburgh Past President BOTA

UNITED KINGDOM

DEBORAH EASTWOOD

VICE PRESIDENT BRITISH ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London

UNITED KINGDOM

SIMON FLEMING

Past President BOTA, #HammerItOut Founder

UNITED KINGDOM

CAROLINE HING

UNITED KINGDOM

St George's University Hospitals, London
British Orthopaedic Association Gender Diversity Working Group

JOANNA MAGGS

Orthopaedic Consultant, Bristol

UNITED KINGDOM

GILES PATTINSON

UNITED KINGDOM

Head of Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire
British Orthopaedic Association, Board Member

LATIN AMERICA

MAGALY IÑIGUEZ

CHILE

Clinica Las Condes/Hospital Sótero del Río, Santiago
ISAKOS Scientific Committee Member

CLAUDIA ARIAS

Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins, Lima

PERU

PAULA SARMIENTO

COLOMBIA

Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Bogotá
ACCART Colombian Association of Arthroscopic Surgery
ISAKOS Committee Member

AFRICA

NARDOS WORKU

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa

ETHIOPIA

LINDA CHOKOTHO

Director of Research, Beit Cure International Hospital, Blantyre

MALAWI

ADRIAAN VAN ZYL

PAST PRESIDENT, SOUTH AFRICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION Mediclinic, Belville

SOUTH AFRICA

ANA FILIPA GARCEZ

Orthopaedic Surgeon

SOUTH AFRICA

VIOLET LUPONDO

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Women in Surgery Africa (WISA)

TANZANIA

MIDDLE EAST

ELHAM HAMDAN

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fawzia Sultan Rehabilitation Institute,Kuwait City

Kuwait

ASIA PACIFIC

MARGARET FOK

China

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital
Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong

SUSHRUT BABHULKAR

International Orthopaedic Trauma Society, Founding Member; Trauma Society of India,                            President; Chief, Centre for Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Nagpur, India

India / Brunei

SONALI PANDE

India / Brunei

Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jerudong Park Medical Centre
Indian Orthopaedic Women's Association, Member

ARRISNA ARTHA

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Indonesia

PC “VIVIAN” CHYE

Malaysia

PRESIDENT, MALAYSIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

Deputy Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, Kuala Lumpur

Adjunct Orthopaedic Professor, MAHSA Medical University Malaysia

MARGY POHL

New Zealand

Chair, Ladies in Orthopaedics New Zealand (LIONZ)
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Whangarei

DULIA HALLIDAY

Orthopaedic Trainee, NZ

New Zealand

JENNIFER GREEN

Australia

Chair, Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Orthopaedic Women’s Link (OWL)
AOA Cultural Inclusion Working Group Member, Canberra

ANNETTE HOLIAN

Australia

2nd VICE PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

Councillor​, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)

Royal Australian Air Force Clinical Director, Surgery & Perioperative Services

Past AOA OWL Committee VIC Representative

IAN INCOLL

Australia

PAST PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION 

Past Dean of Education, Australian Orthopaedic Association

CARRIE KOLLIAS

Australia

Canadian Orthopaedic Surgeon relocated to Australia
Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne

AVANTHI MANDALESON

Australian Orthopaedic Association OWL VIC Representative
Austin & Dandenong Hospitals, Melbourne

Australia

CHRIS MORREY

Australia

2nd VICE PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION​

Chair, Orthopaedic Clinical Advisory

Group Federal Health Department; Examiner, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

MARINIS PIRPIRIS

Australia

Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society President
Chair, APOA Trauma Society
AO Asia Pacific Regional Trauma Board Regional Council Chair of Community Development

LYNETTE REECE

Australia

Australian Orthopaedic Association, Orthopaedic Women’s Link NSW State Representative
Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Executive

KATE STANNAGE

Australia

Head of Orthopaedic Department, Perth Children’s Hospital
Past President, Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society
Australian Orthopaedic Association, Orthopaedic Women’s Link, WA Representative

ANDREW WINES

Australia

Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) NSW State Chair
AOA Orthopaedic Women’s Link, Committee Member
Chair, AOA Champions of Change Working Group, Sydney

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