Best Clinical Paper
The Jon T Mader award is given annually for the best clinical paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting, as judged by the Program Chairman and Awards Committee. It was initiated in Aug 2003, as a tribute to Jon Terry Mader, a highly revered charter member of the society.
Jon Terry Mader
Mar 21, 1944 - Oct 25, 2002
Jon was born in Madison Wisconsin, raised in Richmond Indiana, attended Wabash College in Indiana, and graduated from Indiana University Medical School (1971). He did his medical specialty training at University of Texas Medical Branch. His career spanned 26 yrs on teaching staff at UTMB, attaining the positions of Professor, Dept of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Professor, Dept of Pathology, adjunct Professor Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Chief of Marine Medicine in the Hyperbaric Medicine Faculty.
Jon was a world-renowned infectious disease specialist and an active osteomyelitis research scientist.
He was a founding member of the MusculoSkeletal Infection Society and served as President of MSIS in 1995. He was also a member of numerous other professional societies and committees.
His list of publications included 145 peer review papers, and 70 book chapters.
Away from work Jon was a family oriented vibrant personality; a caring father of 5 children. He was a college track star and a commanding officer in the Naval Reserves. Jon was a close personal friend to many MSIS members, an educator and a guide to all. He encompassed the spirit and goals of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society.
Tokarski AT Rasouli MR Tetreault MW Uhr A Della Valle CJ Parvizi J. Rothman Institute Philadelphia, PA
Hansen E, Durinka JB, Austin M, Deirmengian GK, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia PA
Sherman C, Rose PS, Pierce,. Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
Parvizi J, Jacovides C, Adeli B, Jung KA., Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Jacovides C, Parvizi J, Azzam K, Antoci V, Ghanem E, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
N. Rao, B. Canella, F. Hardic, J. Schnebel; University Orthopaedics, Total Joint Division, Pittsburgh, PA.
Sangita Dash MD, Juanmanuel Gomez MD, J. Robert Cantey MD, Camelia Marculescu MD; Charleston, SC
Annette Billings MD, Stephen B. Schnall MD, Ian Stine MD; Los Angeles, CA
CE Marculescu, EF Berbari, JM Steckelberg, AD Hanssen and DR Osmon; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN