Zimmer Biomet/JRGOS Resident/Medical Student Research 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 Resident or Medical Student members in good standing of the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society.

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2022 Recipients

Barbara Pierre Louis, MS2
Florida State University College of Medicine
Proposal Title: Access to Pediatric Orthopaedic Educational Resources for Clinicians in Low-Income Countries

Adriana Paola Echeverria Gonzalez, MS1
Harvard Medical School
Proposal Title: Identifying Genetic Polymorphisms Underlying the Arthrofibrosis Phenotype and Prevalence Differences between Black Americans with African Ancestry and White Americans

Rolanda Willacy, MD, PGY2
Howard University
Proposal Title: Do Addictive Behaviors Play a Role in the Prolonged Use of Postsurgical Opioid Analgesics?

Jared Bruce Watson, MD, PGY1
University of California, Davis
Proposal Title: Gender and Racial Disparities in Cervical Myelopathy


2020 Recipients

Olohirere Ezomo
Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter School of Medicine
Assessing The Efficacy of an Interventional Video-Based Learning Tool To Dispel Orthopaedic Myths Among Female and Under-Represented Minorities in United States Medical Schools

Emmanuel McNeely
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
A Survey of Diversity and Professional Interest in Orthopedic Surgery Amongst US Undergraduate Students

Robby Turk
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Racial Disparities in Structural and Functional Social Support and its Impact on Complications and Revisions Following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Jacqueline M. Ziegman
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Do socioeconomic and insurance status affect outcomes for children who undergo surgery for medical epicondyle fractures?

Chukwuma Iwuoha 
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) and Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Outcomes

2017 Recipients

Zimmer Biomet/JRGOS Resident Research Grant

Rafael Buerba, MD, MHS
Sarav Shah, MD