Visiting Professors

R Lane Smith Visiting Professorship

April 17, 2024

Farshid Guilak, PhD honored our department, presenting on the topic, "Engineering New Cell-Based Therapies for Arthritis."

Dr. Guilak is the Mildred B. Simon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and Director of Research at Shriners Hospitals for Children. Additionally he has a highly regarded national and international presence as an American Engineer and Orthopedic Researcher. 

We are grateful for his time and for sharing his renowned knowledge and expertise with our department.

Annual Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Research Day

March 16, 2024

The 2024 Ortho Resident Research Day was honored to welcome the prestigious Visiting Professor, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum.

He is a member of the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Board of Directors, Co-Chair of Medical Affairs at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, Director of FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Santa Monica, and the Team Physician for the US Soccer National Teams.

Dr. Mandelbaum delivered a captivating talk, “win from within,” and joined the “hot seat” session led by Dr. Steven Frick, where attendees were provided insight to Dr. Mandelbaum's life.

3rd Annual Augustus White III, MD DEI Visiting Professor

March 6, 2024

Dr. Steven Frick introduced our 3rd annual Augustus White III, MD Visiting Professor, Dr. Scott E. Porter, who presented a phenomenal talk to faculty, students, and staff on "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Orthopaedics."

Dr. Porter is an Orthopedic Oncology physician and Division Chief at Prisma Health in Greenville, South Carolina. He is currently a member of the South Carolina Orthopaedic Association, the national Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons, and has been inducted into the American Orthopaedic Association.

He has given over 100 visiting professor talks nationally and internationally, and we are truly honred and grateful for Dr. Porter's time and insights on DEI and diversity tapout.