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Supporting Organizations, Corporations, and Individuals

We thank the following for supporting the 2009 Bone and Joint Decade Global Network Conference:


Eli Lilly and Company

Novartis AG

Pfizer, Inc.

United States Bone and Joint Decade

Zimmer, Inc.


Alliance for Better Bone Health

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Amgen, Inc.

Bone and Joint Decade, International Steering Committee

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Smith & Nephew, Inc.


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Biomet, Inc.

Merck & Co., Inc.

National Institutes of Health


American Association of Anatomists

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

American College of Rheumatology

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

American Osteopathic Association

American Physical Therapy Association

American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hip Society

Knee Society

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Orthopaedic Research Society

Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Rush University Medical Center

Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Stryker Orthopaedics

University of Iowa

University of Rochester Medical Center

Program Activities and Items

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Arthritis Foundation

University of Kansas Medical Center

Individual/Personal Contributions

Joseph Bernstein, MD
Constance R. Chu, MD
Erin Deeter/WishBONE
Cynthia M. Howe, MSN, RN, ONC
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
Toby King, CAE
J. Edward Puzas, PhD
Barry S. Smith, MD
Kimberly J. Templeton, MD
Bill and Hillary Weldon