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Rady Children's Specialists

Research & Clinical Trials

Orthopedic Research Team

Research is a top priority of the Division, with the goal of discovering the best approaches for treating orthopedic problems and disorders.

Our Orthopedic Research Program has two key components:

Student/Post-Graduate Research Interest Form

Awards and Recognition

  • Peter Newton, M.D., Andrew Pennock, M.D., and Eric Edmonds, M.D., won the following 2021 Pediatric Society of North America Awards: Dr. Newton: Presidential Guest Speaker; Dr. Pennock: Best Clinical Paper; Dr. Edmonds: Arthur H. Huene Award. Drs. Edmonds and Pennock were also part of the group that won Best Trauma Paper.
  • Peter Newton, M.D. and colleagues received the prestigious Thomas E. Whitecloud Award at the Scoliosis Research Society’s 28th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques  for their abstract “The Harms Study Group Retrospective Comparison Study on Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering (AVBT) versus Posterior Spinal Fusion (PSF) for Primary Thoracic Curves.”