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Advances in Bone
Healing Summit
May 15, 2015
FireSky, A Kimpton Hotel
Scottsdale, AZ
Chief Resident/Fellow Program
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Active Healing Through Orthobiologics
Reception & Dinner: Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Meeting: Friday, May 15, 2015, 7:30am to 4:00pm
Join us for a day of science and learning. Discover why non-invasive fracture
treatment and non-surgical osteoarthritis knee treatment should be a part of
your practice. Participate in this one day course and you will better understand
treatment methods and the underlying biologic science through didactic presentations
and in depth case study discussions. Gain access to our esteemed faculty and get
one-on-one answers to your questions
Who Should Attend
The content of this program is geared towards Chief Residents and Fellows who treat
fractures and/or knee osteoarthritis on a frequent basis.
Educational Objectives
Following this educational activity participants should be able to:
• Know the chronology of events involved with the healing of bone and how each event
relates to the development of mechanically competent callus.
• Know the local and systemic factors that promote, retard, and inhibit fracture healing.
• Describe the impact of smoking, diabetes, and age on fracture healing.
• Understand the differences between bone stimulation technologies.
• Understand the mechanism of action for low intensity pulsed ultrasound.
• Understand treatment therapies for early knee osteoarthritis.
• Understand the mechanism of action for hyaluronic acid.
Registration Please contact your Bioventus Representative to register. Travel and
accommodations will be arranged by Bioventus upon confirmation.
Learn more about EXOGEN® at
Learn more about SUPARTZ® at
Additional Medical Education:
Meeting Venue
FireSky, A Kimpton Hotel
4925 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Tel: 480-945-7666
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to the AdvaMed Code of Ethics.
Chris Brodie, PhD
Scientific Liaison, Bioventus. Dr. Brodie is a molecular biologist who works on
pre-clinical research and early-stage development of new indications for EXOGEN.
He also works directly with clinicians and speaks frequently about the mechanisms
of action for EXOGEN and SUPARTZ.
Vinod Dasa, MD
Associate Professor, Clinical Orthopaedics at Louisiana State University. Dr. Dasa’s
research interests cover all areas of adult orthopaedics, but have primarily focused
on joint replacement. In his clinical practice, he uses minimally invasive surgery (MIS)
and computer navigation to treat patients. Dr. Dasa has presented his findings at
national and international conferences.
Thomas Einhorn, MD (Course Chair)
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Biochemistry and Biomedical Engineering at Boston University: Dr. Einhorn is Deputy
Editor for Current Concepts Reviews for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and
serves on the Editorial Boards of The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Journal
of Orthopaedic Research and Bone.
Samir Mehta, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at the
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mehta’s clinical expertise and interests
include trauma surgery, total joint arthroplasty,and spine surgery. His basic science
research interests are in biomechanics and orthobiologics. Dr. Mehta took an active
role as a volunteer in the earthquake relief effort in Cange, Haiti.