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Founding Chairman
1974 – Dr. Harry Farfan

Past Presidents

Mamoru Kawakami, MD

President 2019/2020
Mamoru Kawakami, MD, PhD Professor

Tom Oxland

President 2018/2019
Tom Oxland, Professor

Teija Lund, PhD

President of ISSLS 2017/2018
Teija Lund, PhD

Keith DK Luk

President of the ISSLS 2016/2017
Keith DK Luk, Professor

 James D Kang, MD

President of ISSLS 2015/2016
James D Kang, MD

 Robert Gunzburg MD, PhD

President of ISSLS 2014/2015
Robert Gunzburg MD, PhD

 Dr Jeremy Fairbank MD FRCS

Past President of ISSLS 2013/2014
Dr Jeremy Fairbank MD FRCS

 Dr Kazuhisa Takahashi

President of the ISSLS 2012/2013
Dr Kazuhisa Takahashi

List of all Past Presidents

2019 – Dr Mamoru Kawakami 2018 – Dr Thomas Oxland
2017 – Dr Teija Lund 2016 – Dr Keith D Luk
2015 – Dr James Kang 2014 – Dr Robert Gunzburg
2013 – Dr Jeremy Fairbank 2012 – Dr Kazuhisa Takahashi
2011 – Dr S Rajasekaran 2010 – Dr Howard An
2009 – Dr Federico Balagué 2008 – Dr Scott Boden
2007 – Dr Dieter Grob 2006 – Dr Harry Herkowitz
2005 – Dr Shinichi Kikuchi 2004 – Dr Marek Szpalski
2003 – Dr Edward Hanley 2002 – Dr Robert Fraser
2001 – Dr Björn Rydevik 2000 – Dr Hidezo Yoshizawa
1999 – Dr Margareta Nordin 1998 – Dr Sam Wiesel
1997 – Dr Franco Postacchini 1996 – Dr Kiyoshi Kaneda
1995 – Dr Malcolm Jayson 1994 – Dr James Weinstein
1993 – Dr Juergen Kraemer 1992 – Dr John Frymoyer
1991 – Dr Mitsuo Hasue 1990 – Mr Robert Mulholland
1989 – Dr Gunnar Andersson 1988 – Dr Malcolm Pope
1987 – Dr Michel Benoist 1986 – Dr Marvin Tile
1985 – Dr Vert Mooney 1984 – Mr Henry Crock
1983 – Dr Bernard Finneson 1982 – Dr William Kirkaldy-Willis
1981 – Dr Albert Schultz 1980 – Mr Arthur Naylor
1979 – Dr George Ehni 1978 – Dr Alf Nachemson
1977 – Dr Jean Cauchoix 1976 – Dr Henk Verbiest
1975 – Dr William Fielding 1974 – Dr Leon Wiltse
Sponsors

With sincere appreciation, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine thanks the following companies for their sponsorship of the 48th ISSLS Annual Meeting in Boston, USA

ISSLS thanks the following exhibitors for their support at the 48th Annual Meeting in Boston, USA