Ziemian selected for 2018 ORS/RJOS Young Female Investigator Travel Grant
Congratulations to Meinig School Ph.D. student Sophia Ziemian, selected to receive the 2018 ORS/RJOS Young Female Investigator Travel Grant for her abstract, titled: ERα deletion from mature osteoblasts increases severity of load-induced osteoarthritis in mice. The grant, awarded on behalf of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), its Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF), and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS), provides an honorarium to assist with travel expenses to the 2018 ORS Annual Meeting and RJOS Meetings. In exchange for the honor, Ms. Ziemian will present her research.
Sophia Ziemian is a Ph.D. student in the van der Meulen lab, which is interested in orthopaedic biomechanics, focusing on both musculoskeletal mechanobiology and bone biomechanics.
The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) exists to promote, support, develop and encourage research in surgery and musculoskeletal disease and disciplines related thereto. The ORS Women’s Leadership Forum mentors, fosters, encourages and inspires women at the start and throughout their careers in orthopaedic research, and assisting women in obtaining leadership roles in orthopaedic-related organizations. The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) is a specialty society to promote professional development of and for women in orthopaedics throughout all stages of their careers.