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UF Orthopaedic Oncologists and multi-institutional team awarded 2023 Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughan Award by AAOS

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The UF Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Oncologists Andre Spiguel, MD, C. Parker Gibbs, MD, and Mark Scarborough, MD, were part of the research team that was awarded the 2023 Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughan Award by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The manuscript entitled 'Setting a New Benchmark for Collaborative Clinical Research in Orthopaedic Oncology: The Rationale, Design and Execution of the Prophylactic Antibiotic Regimens in Tumor Surgery (PARITY) International Randomized Controlled Trial' was submitted by the lead researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario on behalf of the entire multi-institutional team.

UF Orthopaedic Oncologists: Dr. Andre Spiguel, Dr. C. Parker Gibbs, and Dr. Mark Scarborough (from left to right)

The Kappa Delta Awards are bestowed annually for outstanding clinical research related directly to musculoskeletal disease or injury. Manuscripts represent a large body of cohesive scientific work generally reflecting years of investigation.  This year’s award will be presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 7-11, 2023, and the Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, February 10-14, 2023.