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OFFICERS 2020/2021

Helena Brisby, MD, PhD

PRESIDENT

Helena Brisby, MD, PhD
Gothenburg, Sweden

Jeff Lotz, MD, PhD

SECRETARY

Jeff Lotz, MD, PhD
San Francisco, CA, USA

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Mamoru Kawakami
Japan

Tom Oxland

SECOND PAST PRESIDENT

Tom Oxland
Canada

Scott Blumenthal

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT

Scott Blumenthal
USA

Tim Yoon

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT

Tim Yoon
USA

Dino Samartzis

TREASURER

Dino Samartzis
USA

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES 2020/2021

Africa Vacant
Asia/Pacific Jason Cheung (2018-2021)
Canada Steve Brown (2019-2022)
Europe Cornelia Neidlinger-Wilke (2019-2022)
United Kingdom Alison McGregor (2020-2023)
Japan Kotaro Nishida (2019-2022)
Eastern U.S. Kristin Archer (2020-2023)
Central U.S. Aseem Sharma (2019-2022)
Western U.S. Aaron Fields (2018-2021)

COMMITTEES 2020/2021

ISSLS Prize Committee 2020/2021

Björn Rydevik, Chairman
Helena Brisby – President
Scott Blumenthal – First Vice President
Mamoru Kawakami – Immediate Past President
Jeffrey Lotz – Secretary
Kazuhisa Takahashi

ISSLS Program Committee

Seiji Ohtori (Outgoing 2021)
Yong Hai
Paul Hodges

ISSLS Membership Committee

Michele Battié (Outgoing 2021)
Fabio Zaina
Masahiro Kanayama

Fellowship Committee

Hirotaka Haro (Outgoing 2021)
Grace O’Connell
Bradley Weiner

Lifetime Achievement Committee

Jeffrey Lotz – Secretary (Chair)
Helena Brisby – President
Mamoru Kawakami – Immediate Past President
Hans-Joachim Wilke – Member (2020-2023)
Max Aebi – Former Winner (2019-2022)
Robert Fraser – Former Winner (2019-2022)

ISSLS Research Grant Committee

Jeffrey Lotz – Secretary (Chair)
Helena Brisby – President
Scott Blumenthal– 1st Vice President
Tim Yoon– 2nd Vice President
Scientific Representatives

Nominating Committee 2020/2021

Mamoru Kawakami – Past President (Chair)
Jeffrey Lotz (Secretary)
Serena Hu
Shin-ichi Konno
Dino Samartzis

Scientific Representatives

James Iatridis (Outgoing 2021)
Christopher Colloca
Christy Tomkins-Lane

 

You will find information about past Officers and Committees here.

Sponsors

With sincere appreciation the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine thanks the following companies for their support of the 47th ISSLS Annual Meeting.