Zimmer Biomet/JRGOS Fellow and Practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon Grant

The J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society is pleased to partner with Zimmer Biomet to provide a research grant for investigations focused on health disparities and diversity within Orthopaedic Surgery. Eligible applicants must be practicing orthopaedic surgeons less than 10 years from the completion of their orthopaedic residency training and members in good standing of the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society.

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Application Deadline: April 3, 2023

2022 Recipients

Olukemi Fajolu, MD
Shoulder/Elbow Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
Proposal Title: Racial Disparities in the Timing of Radiographic Assessment and Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Fractures

Kemjika Obinwanne Onuoha, MD
Adult Reconstruction Fellow, UNOVA Hip & Knee Center
Proposal Title: Does Outpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty Produce Similar Outcomes for the Elderly?

2020 Recipients

Mohamad J. Halawi, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Total Joint Arthroplasty Outcomes: A Closer Look!

Erica Taylor, MD
Duke University Health System
The Medical Student and Resident Experiences of Mentorship, Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in Orthopaedic Surgery

Melissa A. Wright, MD
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Limited Health Literacy in Patients with Rotator Cuff Tears: Risk Factors and Outcome Effects

2018 Recipient

Zimmer Biomet/JRGOS Fellow and Practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon Grant


Jaysson Brooks, MD
Childrens of Mississippi/UMMC
The Effect Orthopaedic Resident Learning Styles on their Objective Evaluations by Attending Physicians

2017 Recipients

Zimmer Biomet/JRGOS International Traveling Fellowship

Obafunto O. Abimbola, MD, MPH
Sarav Shah, MD