The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) is pleased to recognize the recipients of the 2019 RJOS/Zimmer Biomet Grant, Traveling Fellowship, Research Award and Annual Meeting Scholarships.  All presentations were made during the RJOS Annual Meeting & Member Business Meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) would like to again extend their grateful appreciation to Zimmer Biomet for their generous contribution and exclusive support of the 2019 RJOS grant program.  


The RJOS/Zimmer Biomet Clinical/Basic Science Research Grant awarded to:

Beth Shubin Stein, MD

Title of Research: Pediatric and Adolescent Patellofemoral Instability (PAPI)


The Alexandra Kirkley, MD Academic Traveling Fellowship awarded to:

Linda Hua Chao, MD

Fellowship to focus on global health with emphasis on the sociopolitical, economic, cultural, and geographic factors that, in addition to biomedical factors, have an impact on health in both low-and middle-income countries and contribute to health inequalities in underserved populations locally


The Jacquelin Perry, MD Resident Research Award awarded to:

Ashley Bee Anderson, MD

Title of Research: Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool Predicting Prolonged Opioid Dependence Following Orthopaedic Surgical Procedures


Resident Annual Meeting Scholarship awarded to:

Blair Surran Ashley, MD

Elyse Jennifer Brinkmann, MD

Jacquelyn Ann Dunahoe, MD

Kelly R. Esposito, MD

Lynn Ann Forrester, MD

Meghan Kelly, MD


Medical Student Annual Meeting Scholarship awarded to:

Gianna Marie Aliberti

Jennifer M. Alter

Alyssa Davies Althoff

Jacqueline Baron

Kathryn Anne Barth

Emily Nicole Boschert

Jeannie Francis Buckner

Shea Comadoll

Caroline June Granger

Allison Greene

Olivia Grothaus

Minju Hwang

Jordan Hollister Jay

Taylor Renee Johnson

Deena Kishawi

Maheen Nadeem

Sarah Glen Poland

Pooja Prabhakar

Rafa Rahman

Sneha R. Rao

Julia Suzanne Retzky

Mariel Rickert

Kelly Macklin Rogers

Laura Elizabeth Sokil

Sara Elizabeth Weintraub

Caurice Victoria Wynter