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OFFICERS 2021/2022

Scott Blumenthal

PRESIDENT

Scott Blumenthal
USA

Jeff Lotz, MD, PhD

SECRETARY

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

Helena Brisby, MD, PhD

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Helena Brisby, MD, PhD
Gothenburg, Sweden

SECOND PAST PRESIDENT

Mamoru Kawakami
Japan

Tim Yoon

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT

Tim Yoon
USA

Kazuhiro Chiba

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT

Kazuhiro Chiba
Japan

Dino Samartzis

TREASURER

Dino Samartzis
USA

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES 2021/2022

Africa Vacant
Asia/Pacific Arnold Wong (2021-2024)
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. Jeannie Bailey (2021-2024)

COMMITTEES 2021/2022

ISSLS Prize Committee 2021/2022

Björn Rydevik – Chair
Scott Blumenthal – President
Tim Yoon – First Vice President
Helena Brisby – Immediate Past President
Jeffrey Lotz – Secretary
Kazuhisa Takahashi

ISSLS Program Committee

Yong Hai, Chair (Outgoing 2022)
Paul Hodges
Dawn Elliott

ISSLS Membership Committee

Fabio Zaina, Chair (Outgoing 2022)
Masahiro Kanayama
Anne Mannion

Fellowship Committee

Grace O’Connell, Chair (Outgoing 2022)
Bradley Weiner
Miho Sekiguchi

Lifetime Achievement Committee

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

Nominating Committee 2021/2022

Helena Brisby – Immediate Past President (Chair)
Jeffrey Lotz (Secretary)
Three new members of the Nominating Committee will be selected later in 2021

Scientific Representatives

Christopher Colloca, Chair (Outgoing 2022)
Christy Tomkins-Lane
Hiroshi Hashizume

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.